To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE


SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

Charge Dropped against Abortionist Accused of Running over Pro-Life Activist With His Car

Ashley Sadler : Sep 20, 2023  LifeSiteNews.com

"All of this evidence could have been brought forth. I don't know if any of it was. I have to believe it wasn't, because if it was, there's no possible way the judge could have dismissed the charge." -Zimmerman's attorney Robert Dunn

(Saginaw Township, MI) — [LifeSiteNews.com] A judge on Friday dismissed a felony charge against a Michigan abortionist who allegedly struck a pro-life activist with his vehicle earlier this year, causing him to suffer a broken leg. The attorney for the pro-life advocate told LifeSiteNews he plans to bring the charge again. (Screengrab image)

On Friday, a Saginaw County judge dismissed the case against 88-year-old abortionist Theodore Roumell, who was charged with felonious assault for running into pro-life activist Mark Zimmerman in the driveway of the Women's Center of Saginaw on Friday, June 23.

Zimmerman told LifeSiteNews at the time he had been outside the abortion facility with about five other pro-life Christians to "share the Gospel and also offer physical help" to abortion-seeking women, as well as to plead with the abortionists not to kill babies.

He said he began to walk across the driveway to the clinic just as Roumell started to pull in, "faster than normal," at which time Roumell ran into him with his vehicle, driving over his knee before backing up.

READ: Michigan pro-life activist set for surgery after abortionist allegedly struck him with his car

On Friday, a district court held a preliminary hearing to consider the evidence in the case. Both Zimmerman and Roumell were in attendance, and Zimmerman testified that he had been "stunned" and "trying to get out of the way" of Roumell's car as the abortionist drove toward him, a local ABC affiliate reported.

Video footage played during the hearing shows Zimmerman standing in the middle of the driveway and then gradually walking backwards across the road in front of Roumell's car as the abortionist continued to slowly drive forward, ultimately striking Zimmerman and running over him with his left front wheel.

Roumell's attorney told the court that Zimmerman had been intentionally blocking the driveway in violation of state and federal law. (Screengrab image)

On Monday, Zimmerman's attorney Robert Dunn told LifeSiteNews that the case was scrapped in the preliminary hearing because "the district judge, after hearing the evidence, dismissed the case on the grounds that the evidence was insufficient."

The attorney, who said he wasn't present in court on Friday, said it's unusual for a case to be dropped in a preliminary hearing when the alleged victim testifies, since "credibility issues are for a jury in circuit court at the trial, not for the district judge in ruling at a preliminary hearing."

He said he thinks the judge must not have seen the evidence he had compiled to support the case, including "signed witness statements... that the doctor had threatened to do this recently and then did it, and that there was a prior case at least ten years ago where he did this to somebody else"... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

Continue reading Here.







SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE

Other Recent Articles from Breaking Christian News

Prayer Alert: Missouri State Rep. Ben Baker's Daughter, Son-In-Law Shot Dead in Haiti After Attack by 'Gangs' While Serving as Missionaries

350 Hostages Rescued from Radical Islamic Boko Haram Jihadists in Nigeria

Trump's Rally in Deep Blue South Bronx Draws Enormous Crowd

Irony: Even Illegal Aliens Are Worried About 'Who Comes into This Country': 'Killers, Psychopaths'

House Passes Bill Barring Non-US Citizens from Voting in Local DC Elections

Justice Court Orders Israel to Stop War as IDF Recovers 3 More Hostage Bodies, 100 Still Captive

Oregon Threatens Parents Who Complain About Trans Athletes

New Study: People Who Undergo Transgender Surgery Are 12 Times More Likely to Commit Suicide

'God Was There That Day': Parents Reflect on Series of Miracles That Saved Drowning Daughters

Federal Judge Orders DC Transit Authority to Run Christian Ads It Had Rejected

UPDATED Explainer: WHO Pandemic Agreement Threatens National Sovereignty, Free Speech, and Life

Fauci's Flunky Admits to Deleting COVID Emails

Trump, Biden, and CNN: What to Know About the First Presidential Debate

Nikki Haley Reveals She 'Will Be Voting for Trump'

Shocking: Courageous J6 Political Prisoner Shares Deplorable, Life-Threatening Conditions Facing Prisoners at Metro Detention Center Brooklyn

Student Banned from Delivering Patriotic Speech over 'Inclusion' Concerns

Judge Judy Has a Scathing Message for Cities Engulfed in Brazen Crime, Pinpoints 'Ridiculous' Policies

BIDEN BORDER CRISIS: Eight Heinous Illegal Immigrant Crimes ABC/CBS/NBC Are Hiding

Norway, Ireland, Spain to Recognize Palestinian State; Israel Fights Efforts to Handcuff Jewish State

US-Built Pier in Gaza an Epic Failure, as UN Lets Hamas Steal Most of the Aid



Search the Articles Archives

Keyword:  
Author:  
Words Posted On:  
Day Month Year



BCN Plus

Follow BCN on Twitter
Are You Praying for Our Government Leaders?
BCN Staff

Steve Shultz
Steve Shultz, Managing Editor
Founder and Owner


Aimee Herd
Aimee Herd, Editor


BCN Plus
Are You Praying for President Trump?
 
 

All articles on this site and emails from BCN are copyrighted property of Breaking Christian News. Permission is given to link to, or share a BCN story if proper attribution is given to both the original writer and summarizer of the story. Breaking Christian News 2005-2019. All Rights Reserved.


Breaking Christian News is a division of Elijah List Publications, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Disclaimer: Articles and links, as well as the source articles linked to; do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Breaking Christian News.

editor@breakingchristiannews.com