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Eric Rudolph Sentenced To Life

Eric Rudolph has been sentenced to life in prison for a deadly abortion clinic bombing in Birmingham, Alabama.

The sentence was handed down after Rudolph angrily denounced abortion as murder, saying "deadly force is needed to stop it."

The court also heard from some of his victims, one of whom called Rudolph a "monster."

The head of the clinic says she's delighted to know Rudolph will spend the rest of his life in an "eight-by-12 box."

Rudolph had pleaded guilty in a deal with prosecutors that spared him the death penalty. He gets two life terms without parole for the 1998 bombing.

He also faces sentencing for bombings in Atlanta, including a blast at the 1996 Olympics that killed one woman and injured more than 100.


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