Planned Parenthood Suspect Says Defense Wants to Hide Truth

Robert Lewis Dear
FILE - This undated file photos provided by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office shows Colorado Springs shooting suspect Robert Lewis Dear. The gunman burst into a Planned Parenthood clinic Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, and opened fire, launching several gun battles and an hours long standoff with police as patients and staff took cover. The gunbattle ultimately claimed the life of one officer and injured a total of five, the highest police casualty count in a single incident in the U.S. in two years and a reflection of the danger that mass shootings pose to police. (El Paso County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP)- The man accused of killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic objects to his attorney’s attempts to limit publicity in his case.

In court Wednesday, Robert Dear said the state public defender’s office wants to seal documents and limit discussion of his case to hide what he saw inside the clinic.

Dear shouted, “You’ll never know what I saw in that clinic. Atrocities. The babies. That’s what they want to seal.”

Dear also said he’s a “warrior for the babies”, and admitted to being guilty and stated “there is no trial”. 179 charges have been filed against Dear according to District Attorney Dan May.

Investigators have refused to disclose a motive for the shooting, but there’s evidence to suggest the 57-year-old was deeply concerned about abortion. He rambled to authorities about “no more baby parts” after his arrest and asked, at least, one person for directions to the clinic before opening fire there Nov. 27.

Dear noted that his attorney also represented Colorado theater shooter James Holmes. He says attorney Daniel King “drugged” Holmes, and “he wants to do that to me.”

King questioned whether Dear was competent to stand trial.

District Attorney Dan May said 179 charges have been

Three people were killed in the Nov. 27 shootings – two civilians and a campus police officer who responded to the gunfire. Nine people were wounded, including five other officers.

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