The Canadian Press

1998-10-26 | Abortion-Shooting

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A Buffalo-area obstetrician, Dr. Barnett Slepian, was shot and killed by a sniper while sitting in his home Oct. 22. It was the fourth abortion-related shooting in Canada and New York state in four years, but the first fatality. Pioneering abortion provider Dr. Henry Morgentaler urged governments and authorities to do something.

Date: 1998-10-26
Placeline: Toronto, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I call on the federal prime minister to issue a statement similar to the one issued by president Clinton acknowledging that an important to write to health health care for women is being threatened by a criminal conspiracy and to direct the appropriate government agencies and police forces to do their utmost to protect doctors providing these services >>

Clip ID: 19981026CPCN001