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Buffalo, New York / Abortion Doctor's Murder / Kopp Trial #728121

CNN Evening News for Friday, May 09, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Buffalo: Jamie Colby) The sentence for anti-abortion activist James Kopp, who murdered abortion doctor Barnett Slepian in 1998, examined; photos shown from the courthouse. [Erie County prosecutor Joseph MARUSAK†- says this was about murder, not abortion.] [Abortion rights advocate Vicki SAPORTA†- says this should serve as a deterrent.] [Slepian friend Marilyn BUCKHAM†- reacts to the verdict.] [Defense attorney Bruce BARKETT†- says Kopp did not intend to kill him.] The questions of where Kopp will be held in prison & the federal charges against him for blocking access to women's clinics discussed.

Reporter(s):
Brown, Aaron;
Colby, Jamie
Duration:
00:03:50

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