LeRoy Carhart

Directed by Martha Shane and Lana Wilson

In 2009, Dr. George Tiller-a physician who provided late-term abortions, who had been the victim of violent attacks before-was shot dead while at church.

Of the abortion clinics in the U.S. today, only three provide late-term (third trimester) abortions: one in Albuquerque, N.M.; one in Boulder, Colo.; and one, now, in Germantown, Md. The remaining four doctors in the country who perform these procedures were all colleagues of Dr. Tiller. They experience similar threats and attacks. One doctor, LeRoy Carhart, owned a stable that was firebombed by anti-abortion activists, killing 21 horses. This documentary gently juxtaposes the violent backlash against these doctors with their...