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US clinics fear violence after execution of antiabortion murderer

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 11 September 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:577
  1. Janice Hopkins Tanne
  1. New York

    US family planning clinics, women's health centres, and abortion providers fear new attacks after Paul Hill was executed in Florida for murdering a doctor who provided abortions, and his volunteer bodyguard.

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    Paul Hill was executed last week


    Hill, a former Protestant preacher, killed Dr John Bayard Britton, aged 69, and his guard, James Barrett, 74, a retired lieutenant colonel in the air force, …

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