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Anti-abortion activist's identity released as victim of homicide

Owosso anti-abortion activist's identity released as victim of homicide in front of Owosso, Michigan high school
by Elizabeth Shaw and Bryn Mickle | Flint Journal
Friday September 11, 2009, 11:16 AM

OWOSSO, Michigan -- An anti-abortion activist gunned down Friday morning in front of Owosso High School has been identified as James Lawrence Pouillon, 63, of Owosso.

Pouillon was a longtime abortion protester, known for his highly vocal and visible public demonstrations around the community and even outside the state.

Longtime friend and fellow activist Judy Climer, president of Flint Right to Life, described Pouillon as "just a nice, elderly gentleman who was disabled, used an oxygen tank and wore leg braces."

Climer said Pouillon had a regular weekly schedule of visits to abortion clinics in Flint and Saginaw, where he would park across the street and pray when abortions were

Added: Sep-11-2009 Occurred On: Sep-11-2009
By: bellava
Tags: anti-abortion, activist's, identity, released, as, victim, of, homicide,
Location: Owosso, Michigan, United States (load item map)
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