Terror by 'lone wolves' adds new danger

Terror by 'lone wolves' adds new danger

BEIRUT, Lebanon, April 26 (UPI) -- The suspected Boston Marathon bombers appear to be from that hard-to-track group of terrorists known as "lone wolves," who lack an affiliation with larger group.
T.K. MALOY, UPI Outside View Commentator

Kopp found guilty of intentional murder

BUFFALO, N.Y., March 18 (UPI) -- James Kopp was found guilty Tuesday of intentional murder in the shooting death of abortion provider Dr. Barnett Slepian. Kopp faces 15 years to life in prison and New York's Erie County Court Judge Michael L. D'Amico has scheduled sentencing for May 9.

No witnesses in N.Y. abortion trial

BUFFALO, N.Y., March 17 (UPI) -- There were no witnesses Monday in the Buffalo, N.Y. trial of James Kopp, accused of killing abortion provider Dr. Barnett Slepian. The judge heard facts agreed upon by the prosecution and defense and will rule and sentence Kopp, who waived his right to a

Kopp says he shot doctor but is innocent

BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 20 (UPI) --
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Prosecution wins motions in Kopp hearing

BUFFALO, N.Y., July 19 (UPI) --

Fugitive James Kopp pleads innocent

BUFFALO, N.Y., June 5 (UPI) -- James Kopp, the anti-abortion militant suspected in the 1998 sniper slaying of an Amherst abortion doctor, was returned to Buffalo from France on Wednesday and pleaded innocent to federal charges. Kopp, 47, was charged with using deadly force to prevent D
James Kopp

James Charles Kopp (born August 2, 1954) is an American citizen who was convicted in 2003 for the 1998 sniper-style murder of Dr. Barnett Slepian, an American physician from Amherst, New York who performed abortions. Prior to his capture, Kopp was on the FBI's list of Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. On June 7, 1999 he had become the 455th fugitive placed on the list by the FBI. He was affiliated with anti-abortion group "The Lambs of Christ".

He has been referred to as a terrorist by the National Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism, and was "well-known in militant anti-abortion circles, where he was nicknamed Atomic Dog"

James Charles Kopp was born in Pasadena, California and raised Lutheran, but later converted to Catholicism. Kopp started providing support to anti-abortion groups after his girlfriend underwent an abortion, and used his technical abilities to create special locks that protesters then used on the doors of abortion clinics.

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