3 September 2003 – Paul Jennings Hill
In a haze of contradiction, pro-lifer Hill killed abortionist 69-year-old Dr John Bayard Britton and his bodyguard, retired Lt. Col. James Herman Barrett (74) on their way to their clinic, where they carried out terminations, in Pensacola.
Over the Hill
So what was Hill’s defence? That he had saved the lives of countless unborn babies, for which he believed he would be martyred for the pro-life cause.
Hill’s 2003 execution by lethal injection took place in Florida, with no sign of the hoped-for sainthood. He was 49.