www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Clouds don't dampen solar eclipse -10/24/2014, 11:01 AM

New judge named -10/24/2014, 9:58 AM

Lloyd arrested for threats after verdict -10/24/2014, 9:58 AM

Huelskamp signs on to Ebola travel ban bill -10/24/2014, 9:58 AM

Honored for service -10/24/2014, 9:58 AM

health102414 -10/24/2014, 9:58 AM

Guilty verdict returned for kidnapping -10/24/2014, 9:58 AM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Wichita abortion violence cited in stalking case

Published on -4/18/2013, 4:00 PM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Attorneys for the woman who opened an abortion clinic in Wichita have cited the city's decades-long history of anti-abortion violence in a case seeking to protect her from a pastor.

Trust Women founder Julie Burkhart wants to make a protection from stalking order against Mark Holick permanent. A Thursday hearing on the request was delayed.

Holick is accused of picketing Burkhart's home and handing out "wanted-style" fliers with Burkhart's address. He also allegedly held a sign that read, "Where's your church?"

Holick contends his actions are protected under the First Amendment.

A new filing calls Holick's statements incitements to violence.

The Trust Women clinic opened in the building that housed a clinic run by Dr. George Tiller, who was gunned down in 2009 at his church by an abortion opponent.

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos

AP Breaking News