Apparently the jury was not even slightly swayed by the "voluntary manslaughter" defense.
Roeder testified that he considered elaborate schemes to stop the doctor, including chopping off his hands, crashing a car into him or sneaking into his home to kill him.
But in the end, Roeder told jurors, the easiest way was to walk into Tiller's church, put a gun to the man's forehead and pull the trigger.
He'll be eligible for parole in 25 years.
The only reason to ban the death penalty is because of it's abuse. This is a clear case where the death penalty is appropriate. He should get his 48 hours then carry out sentence.
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