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April 14, 1990 | WENDY PAULSON and PAUL FELDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Nearly 50 anti-abortion protesters, including a Tustin city councilman, were arrested Friday during a noisy demonstration outside a family planning clinic. About 350 supporters of Operation Rescue arrived at the Doctors Family Planning Medical Group at 14700 Irvine Blvd. about 6:30 a.m. and blocked the clinic's three entrances for nine hours, Tustin Police Sgt. Steve Lewis said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 14, 1990 | WENDY PAULSON and PAUL FELDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Nearly 50 anti-abortion protesters, including a Tustin city councilman, were arrested Friday during a noisy demonstration outside a family planning clinic. About 350 supporters of Operation Rescue arrived at the Doctors Family Planning Medical Group at 14700 Irvine Blvd. about 6:30 a.m. and blocked the clinic's three entrances for nine hours, Tustin Police Sgt. Steve Lewis said.
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February 10, 1994 | Associated Press
The Rev. Keith Tucci, 37, is stepping down as executive director of the anti-abortion group Operation Rescue. Tucci said Tuesday that he made the decision before the Supreme Court ruled last month that protesters who block access to abortion clinics or conspire to stop women from having abortions may be sued as racketeers.
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August 30, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Three Operation Rescue leaders were freed after they agreed to leave Wichita and not return as the militant anti-abortion group ended six weeks of demonstrations, authorities said. U.S. Circuit Judge Patrick F. Kelly released Keith Tucci of Charleston, S.C., the national anti-abortion group's executive director; the Rev. Joe Slovenec of Cleveland; and the Rev. Pat Mahoney of Boca Raton, Fla. Kelly jailed the leaders on Aug.
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July 31, 1991 | From Associated Press
Anti-abortion demonstrators, moving on all fours, blocked the entrance to a women's clinic after shoving a police line against a clinic fence Tuesday, prompting another 177 arrests in the two-week protest. Police officers have made nearly 1,400 arrests at area abortion clinics since July 22. Many demonstrators have been arrested more than once, police say.
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April 25, 1992 | From Associated Press
Police on Friday arrested 71 anti-abortion demonstrators who blocked a gate to a women's clinic, while other protesters clashed with abortion-rights supporters. In suburban Amherst, two abortion opponents were arrested for refusing to leave a church where women seeking abortions were gathering before being escorted to a clinic across the street. The two were charged with trespassing and released on bail.
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July 10, 1992 | From Associated Press
Shouting and shoving matches among abortion rights activists and opponents outside a clinic led to at least 12 arrests Thursday. One man was arrested after he scrambled atop a police car and tried to dive over a perimeter fence. Two women got into a fight and both were arrested. Another woman who was not arrested threw herself three times at a chain of clinic defenders, bouncing off each time. She picked herself up, dusted off her clothes, grinned and said, "I was just trying to get through."
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May 10, 1994 | From Associated Press
A women's clinic was awarded $1.01 million in punitive damages Monday from two anti-abortion groups that staged confrontational protests during the 1992 Republican National Convention. Operation Rescue was ordered to pay $350,000 to Planned Parenthood of Southeast Texas. Rescue America was ordered to pay $355,000, and leaders Don Treshman and the Rev. Keith Tucci were ordered to pay $155,000 and $150,000, respectively.
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August 21, 1991 | From Associated Press
Anti-abortion demonstrators stormed the Women's Health Care Services abortion clinic Tuesday in defiance of a court order against blocking it, and 130 of them were arrested. Two Operation Rescue leaders were also arrested Tuesday under a separate court order, and two others said they would surrender. About an hour after the clinic demonstration, the Rev. Pat Mahoney of Boca Raton, Fla.
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August 22, 1991 | From Times Wire Services
A federal judge sent three abortion protest leaders to jail indefinitely and levied escalating fines starting at $10,000 against each of them Wednesday as part of an effort to end Operation Rescue's six-week-old demonstrations at Wichita abortion clinics. U.S. District Judge Patrick F. Kelly ordered the Rev. Pat Mahoney, of Boca Raton, Fla., Keith Tucci of Charleston, S.C., and Joe Slovenec of Cleveland, to be held in the custody of U.S.
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