Andy Kopsa

Off The Record: On Religion, Politics & Equality

Fetus Earrings and the problem with facts

“They make earrings out of them,”  the teenage girl told me.  Stone faced, pained.  I remember her eyes looked like they were begging.  She stretched out arm across the card table … Continue reading

January 25, 2012 · 6 Comments

Did you know there is a “Defending Marriage” hearing tomorrow in D.C.?

My article from The American Independent this morning: The U.S. House Subcommittee on the Constitution is scheduled to hold a hearing Friday titled “Defending Marriage,” called by subcommittee chairman Trent Franks … Continue reading

April 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

Guest Blogger: Julie Tarp on God & reproductive rights in Oklahoma

This is the first post in what I hope will be a series of guest bloggers from around the internet.  In an effort to be all places at once, I … Continue reading

March 12, 2010 · 2 Comments

Roeder Guilty of Murdering Dr. Tiller, Aggravated Assault

The jury took only 37 minutes to deliver a guilty verdict in the case of Scott Roeder.  Not only did they unanimously find (state polled jury) him guilty of the 1st degree … Continue reading

January 29, 2010 · 3 Comments

Voluntary manslaughter defense looking more likely in Tiller murder trial

For a trial that Judge Warren Wilbert went to great lengths to say would not be about abortion, will now, most likely be about abortion.  At least one man’s view of … Continue reading

January 28, 2010 · 2 Comments

GQ, Bipolar Disorder and the Tiller Murder Trial

“Savior vs. Savior” At the close of proceedings Monday, Warren Wilbert, the Sedgwick County, Kansas judge charged with hearing Kansas v. Roeder, admonished the jury to steer clear of the … Continue reading

January 25, 2010 · Leave a comment

No Conceivable Defense: Calling on Kansas

Ron, Wichita Eagle Reporter, kind soul for putting up with my texting for trial updates, taking Saturday phone calls from this annoying New Yorker, Sylvester, and I exchanged a brief … Continue reading

January 15, 2010 · 3 Comments

The Dr. Tiller Murder: Deconstructing the Scott Roeder Trial

The Murder in Wichita The murder case of Dr. George Tiller intrigued me from its tragic beginning in May last year in the vestibule of his church.  I am staunchly … Continue reading

January 11, 2010 · 4 Comments

Roeder looking at potential Manslaughter Defense in Dr. Tiller murder case

And so it begins. This morning the AP is reporting that the alleged murderer of Dr. Tiller in Kansas is considering a Voluntary Manslaughter defense.  Scott Roeder is charged with … Continue reading

January 9, 2010 · Leave a comment

Dr. Tiller Murder Trial – Roeder calls former AG Phil Kline as witness

The Kansas City Star is reporting that former Kansas Attorney General, Phill Kline, has been subpoenaed to appear for the defense in the trial of Scott Roeder.  Roeder is the man … Continue reading

January 8, 2010 · Leave a comment

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