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Statement of the Attorney General on Murder of Doctor George Tiller

WASHINGTON, May 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The murder of Doctor George Tiller is an abhorrent act of violence, and his family is in our thoughts and prayers at this tragic moment. Federal law enforcement is coordinating with local law enforcement officials in Kansas on the investigation of th...

Center for Reproductive Rights Deeply Saddened by Murder of Dr. George Tiller

NEW YORK, May 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights issued a statement following the shooting of Kansas abortion provider Dr. George Tiller. Dr. Tiller was murdered entering his church in Wichita, Kansas. As one of the few physicians in the country who provides ab...

DNA Testing Lays Romanov Murder Mystery to Rest

Bodies found near rest of Tsar Nicholas II's family identified as 2 missing children WEDNESDAY, March 11 (HealthDay News) -- An enduring mystery has been laid to rest with the DNA identification of the bodies of two children of the last Tsar of Russia. The bones of the siblings, Tsa...

The fate of an accused in a murder case to be decided

The U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley told the jurors that Dru Sjodin, 22, struggled for her life and she left “unmistakable” proof indicating that Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. was the man responsible for her death.// Rodriguez, 53, a convicted sex offender from Crookston, Minnesota, has pleaded not guilty...

Mobile Phone Messages Assists in Unraveling Murder Mystery

It was a well-planned honeymoon murder, worked out to the last detail. But the mobile phone messages proved their undoing and helped// nail a new bride and her lover in the crime. The murder last Sunday of 30-year-old Anantharaman amid the idyllic locales of this tourist resort in Kerala's Idu...

12-year-old girl Accused for Murder of Three Family Members

A 12-year-old girl and her boyfriend have been accused of the murder of three family members whose bodies have been flown to Ontario. She made her second court appearance. // The victims were Marc Richardson, 42, his wife Debra, 48, and their son Jacob, 8 and a funeral visitation has been plann...

Two Australian Teenagers Sentenced to Life for Murder

Two Australian teenagers who killed their friend and buried her under a house in Perth were setenced to life imprisonment on Wednesday . They cant be let out on prole till they are in their thirties. The two 17-year-olds, who cannot be named because of their age, pleaded guilty in March to the...

British Doctor cleared of murder

A British family doctor was acquitted on Wednesday of murdering three of his patients with large doses of morphine. // Howard Martin, 71, a retired army officer from North Wales, was found not guilty by Teesside Crown Court of “deliberately terminating” the lives of three seriously ill men, aft...

Investigation Shows Threats, Restrictions Impose Severe Obstacles for Abortion Providers, Women Seeking Abortions

...ath threats, break-ins at homes and offices and physical assaults providers face as they protect women's reproductive health. "Dr. Tiller's murder focused attention on this problem for a moment, but people don't realize that abortion providers operate under siege, legal and physical, every single...

Randall Terry, Founder, Operation Rescue: Abortion, Healthcare, and Social Upheaval: Pro-life Leaders to Discuss Backlash -- Including Potential of Unwanted Violence

...rry States: If Congress votes to fund the murder of babies by abortion in any "health care" bill --...ons of Americans to betray God, and to pay for the murder of their neighbor without something snapping. They...war if they try to compel Americans to pay for the murder of the innocent. If they attempt to fund...

Death Penalty and Mental Illness: Families of Victims Speak out at National Convention; 'Double Tragedies' Report Released

...ire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, families of murder victims have joined with families of persons with ...5). The report, a joint project of NAMI and murder Victims' Families for Human Rights (MVFHR), is bas...atment. Recognize the needs of families of murder victims through rights to information and particip...

Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village in Rwanda Dedicated 15 Years After Genocide to Provide Healing Community to African Orphans

...and sister were all killed. Marcel is one of the 1.2 million children orphaned by the Rwandan genocide. Fifteen years have passed since the mass murder of nearly one million people during the course of 100 days in Rwanda. Hope for Marcel came with the opening of the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village...

The Killing of George Tiller: Video "Thine Eyes" Shows True Face of Pro-life Movement in the Face of 'Terrorist' Accusations

...t, or do the actions of hundreds of thousands speak for themselves? Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) June 2, 2009 -- "The murder of abortionist George Tiller cannot be condoned," said Thine Eyes producer, Jack Cashill. "But neither can sweeping accusations of terroris...

'Dr. Tiller was a mass murderer; states Randall Terry. 'We must not flinch or waver in our rhetoric or our actions.'

... evil men on the planet; every bit as vile as the Nazi war criminals who were hunted down, tried, and sentenced after they participated in the 'legal' murder of the Jews that fell into their hands. But even Mr. Tiller - like other murderers - deserved a trial of his peers, and a legal execution, not vigilan...

HDNet World Report Investigates an Alarming String of Murders Committed by Iraq War Veterans

...n Needham, a champion surfer-turned soldier. The decorated war hero's previously charmed life is now in a shambles -- he is facing first-degree murder charges for beating his girlfriend to death. Needham's family says that he suffered with PTSD and that they had repeatedly asked for help from the mi...

AMTA Applauds Craigslist Decision, Calls for Protection of Massage Therapists

...and restrict use of the term 'massage' in business and advertising to legally practicing massage therapists. The recent publicity surrounding the murder of a call girl who called herself a masseuse on Craigslist has confused many people. Massage therapists have had clients and patients question their ...

NY Times Best-Selling Author Brenda Novak Gives Annual Mother's Day Gift of Hope to Diabetic Son and Others

...he National Reader's Choice and the Bookseller's Best. She has three novels coming out this year: THE PERFECT COUPLE, THE PERFECT LIAR and THE PERFECT murder (August, September and October). Brenda and her husband, Ted, live in Sacramento and are the proud parents of five children -- three girls and tw...

A New Zealand Experience That Improves Lives: Arizona Man Finds Affordable, Quality Healthcare and Freedom From Constant Hip Pain on Recent Trip

...ng the most peaceful countries at No. 4. The U.S. is ranked 97. According to the Seventh United Nations Survey of Crime Trends, New Zealand has a murder rate among the lowest in the world, ranking the 10th lowest out of 62 countries. The U.S. ranks 24th. New Zealand has low rates for MRSA, infectiou...

Reducing Costs, Not Care: Medical Travel to New Zealand Can Help Alleviate Rising U.S. Healthcare Expenses for Insurers and Self-funded Employers

...ng the most peaceful countries at No. 4. The U.S. is ranked 97. According to the Seventh United Nations Survey of Crime Trends, New Zealand has a murder rate among the lowest in the world, ranking the 10th lowest out of 62 countries. The U.S. ranks 24th. New Zealand also has low rates for the superb...

World Television Premiere Event: The Film 'Pedro' Airs on MTV, MTV Tr3s, mtvU & LOGO on Wednesday, April 1 at 8:00 PM ET/PT

...use (upcoming on TBS). Other recently aired Bunim-Murray series include America's Psychic Challenge (Lifetime), Living Lohan (E! Entertainment), murder (Spike) and Dr. Steve-O (USA). Launched in 2006 to better reach the Digital Generation, Bunim-Murray's M Theory Entertainment is a spin-off entity...

Oetzi's last days

... Another chapter in a murder case over 5000 years old. New investigations by an LMU research team working together with a Bolzano colleague reconstructed the chronology of the inj...

'A Conversation About Alzheimer's': Woman Shares Story of Love, Hope, Loss and Survival in New Book About Alzheimer's Disease

... with her father's illness. "A Conversation About Alzheimer's" is her first book and she is currently at work on a second, a novel based on the tragic murder of a relative in Washington, D.C. AuthorHouse is the premier book publisher ( http://www.authorhouse.com ) for emerging, self-published ( http://www...

Memo to ER docs: Send young victims of violence for 1-on-1 counseling

...as asking more probing questions about the incident and quickly referring the patients to mentoring and counseling programs." In the United States, murder is the fourth leading cause of death among 10 to 14-year-olds and the second leading cause of death among 15 to 19-year-olds, according to the Centers...

Senator Dianne Feinstein Denounces Prop 8

..., vote against discrimination. "And vote NO on 8." The ad's placement on statewide television happens to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the murder of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and City Supervisor Harvey Milk. Feinstein, who was President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors 30 years...

The Inhumanity of Nothing: The Death of the Woman in the Kings County ER, Editorial by T. L. Kittle

...e: If someone said, "describe a murder," most people would describe someone doing something to someone else: "Man shoots..." or "Woman strangles..." murder is rarely thought of in the absence of something -- in the doing of nothing -- yet nothingness can be as effective in killing as a gun. Denying some...

American Right to Life Endorses U.S. Senator Roger Wicker's 'Life at Conception Act'

...s and is scheduled for debate in the Senate Committee on the Judiciary. "Our founding fathers could never have imagined a time when our nation would murder millions of its most innocent citizens each year. We believe the 14th amendment arguments created by this bill address precisely what the framers were...

Hair Tells Tale of Where You've Been

...ld offer clues to someone's diet. Law enforcement is already using the technology. In Utah, homicide detectives tested the hair of an unidentified murder victim and discovered that she probably moved around the Northwest in the two years before she died. Next, the scientists are planning to figure ou...

Unanimous union: The mind and body together lean toward 'truthiness'

...in levels of vagueness and tracked their corresponding arm movements to clicking yes or no on a computer screen. Specifically, questions such as is murder sometimes justifiable" are considered ambiguous and could cause the sensation of being pulled in both directions at once; however, questions like can ...

Campaign for America's Future Memorandum: Katrina Storm Warning

...ies trying to return to their homes. -- PUBLIC SAFETY: The police force in New Orleans continues to suffer, and its citizens suffer as a result. The murder rate in New Orleans has increased since Hurricane Katrina and arrests are made at a record rate, now averaging more than 1,300 a week, but evidence ga...

Dinner Guest Recover Bodies in Freezer

...police for his violent rows with his wife. It seemed that the wife was a victim of domestic abuse. She had announced several weeks before her murder that she had wanted a divorce on grounds of continual beating and violence from her husband. It was the suspect who explained that the boys b...

A Savage Murderer in Canada Gets Sentenced to Life

... Daniel Sylvester, 33, who was found guilty in May of second-degree murder in the death of Alicia Ross, intended to kill her and covered up the crime ...he disappeared. Sylvester was convicted by a jury of second-degree murder on May 29, after the eight women and four men deliberated for less than fou...

Domestic Abuse Led Wife Killing Her Preacher Husband

...er for three years. Circuit Judge Weber McCraw, who presided over Winkler's murder trial and gave her the option of serving some of her sentence in a mental ...ary Winkler wife of a Tennessee preacher told the Jurors presiding over her murder trial that she accidentally shot her husband. She had been suffering domest...

Kerala Health Minister Charged for Infant Deaths in a Hospital

... A court here Thursday charged Kerala Health Minister P.K. Sreemathi and seven others for culpable homicide not amounting to murder over the death of 38 newborns in a hospital due to infection. The court of additional chief judicial magistrate here passed the judgement on...

Kerala Government Bears the Brunt for Infant Deaths

... Hospital in the last two months. A court has charged Health Minister P.K. Sreeemathi and seven others with culpable homicide not amounting to murder over the deaths. A special probe has also been initiated into the matter. The Congress-led opposition has been going all out protesting agains...

Making Change: The Cost of Being Transgender

... are confused or are trying to help victim's family by masking the person's identity." "It's very class related," she added. "When we look at who murder victims are, they're generally young low-income trans women of color and very often immigrants. If you're any of those things you are more susceptible...

Outrage Against Gay PartnersInCrime Kept Together

...n were convicted last month for kidnapping a teenage boy and sexually molesting him for 20 days, before he was rescued. The pair had even plotted to murder the boy and dispose of his body. Accordingly, Wheeler and Urquhart are spending up to 10 hours a day together behind bars after being separated f...

New Reforms Could Cut the Number of Unexplained Infant Deaths

...plained infant deaths and a positive legacy emerging from tragedy, says a feature in this weeks BMJ. Sally Clark was arrested in 1998 for the murder of her two infant sons. She was imprisoned but won her appeal in 2003. She died in March this year. The consequences of the case, says Jonathan Gornal...

Gay Gang in Netherlands Lures, Rapes and Infects Fellow Homosexuals With HIV/AIDS

...of rape and "premeditated severe assault", which carries a maximum jail sentence of 16 years. He said they would not be charged with attempted murder "because of a Supreme Court ruling that found AIDS should no longer be seen as an inevitably fatal disease, but rather a chronic illness". The investi...

Catholics Should Halt Amnesty Support Over Abortion Issue: Vatican

...bat violence against women. But, Martino said, "the Church teaches that the murder of a human being can never be justified. "Abortion is murder and to justify it selectively, in the event of rape, that is to define an i...

Aborted Babies Survive, a British Study Says

...lity say a legal abortion must not be allowed to result in a live birth. Theoretically, such an event could result in a doctor being accused of murder if a "deliberate act" - that is, legal abortion - were to be followed by a live birth and the subsequent death of the child because of immaturity. ...
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