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Faith Aloud mourns murder of Dr. George Tiller (Barf alert)
St. Louis Dispatch ^ | 5/31/2009 | Kate Lovelady

Posted on 05/31/2009 1:59:17 PM PDT by Ol' Sparky

I’m in shock having just heard of the terrible cowardly murder of Dr. Tiller, a man who put his life on the line for women in their most desperate hour. As a clergy member of St. Louis-based Faith Aloud, I share this entry from their blog:

Abortion Provider Dr. George Tiller was murdered by a gunman who shot him point-blank while he was ushering in services at Reformation Lutheran Church in Wichita, Kansas. His wife, Jeanne, watched in horror from the choir loft.

The clergy and members of Faith Aloud mourn the loss of this courageous, dedicated, and religious man. He and his clinic had been the victim of violence many times before, yet he continued to provide women with desperately needed care. As one of the few providers in the country for third trimester abortions, Dr. Tiller served many women who had planned pregnancies that had gone wrong. He was deeply religious and his services to women and families at his clinic included the guidance of a chaplain.

“Dr. Tiller taught me so much about the spiritual concerns of his patients,” said the Reverend Rebecca Turner, Executive Director of Faith Aloud. “He was a kind, compassionate man who respected women and listened to them. America cannot tolerate this kind of domestic terrorism. We must put an end to the hostile rhetoric that fuels this kind of violence. We must hold people accountable who bully women on the sidewalks of abortion clinics. There is nothing “pro-life” about murder and nothing “Christian” about the hatred that fuels it. My heart goes out to abortion providers all over our country who share in this tragedy.”

Faith Aloud is an interfaith organization that supports women in all their decisions concerning problem pregnancies.

(Excerpt) Read more at stltoday.com ...


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KEYWORDS: abortionists; proaborts; religiousleft; tiller
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“Dr. Tiller taught me so much about the spiritual concerns of his patients,” said the Reverend Rebecca Turner, Executive Director of Faith Aloud. “He was a kind, compassionate man who respected women and listened to them.

Yeah, what a guy. I bet he even prayed with the mothers of his victims.

Only the left could make this monster out to be a man of compassion.

1 posted on 05/31/2009 1:59:18 PM PDT by Ol' Sparky
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To: Ol' Sparky

Sorry folks, I feel no empathy for the degenerate Tiller. I hope he lived long enough to suffer the indignity and human rights violation of losing his life at the hands of another.

To feel empathy for Tiller is to feel empathy for Josef Mengele. Still it seems Tiller got off easy. It would have been better that he was disfigured and crippled and had to live with it as do so many babies who who survive abortion and have to live with a limb missing due to the Abortionists’ steely scalpel.

Funny he was at church. Christianity and abortion are wholly incompatible. One cannot be Christian and pro-abortion. Impossible.

God have mercy on the wretched ghoul.

PS: As for women’s “most desperate hour”, I would suggest that the hour of desperation is the time when a woman loses control over her reproductive organs and willfully lets a man use her as a puss dump. The truth is so simple yet so impossible for the leftist mind to entertain the notion of personal responsibility. Liberalism is a merciless mental disorder.


2 posted on 05/31/2009 2:05:27 PM PDT by Binstence (Live Freep or Die)
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To: Binstence

Come on Binstence,
You are from N.Y. you can’t think like a conservative Christian.


5 posted on 05/31/2009 2:08:34 PM PDT by Joe Boucher
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To: Ol' Sparky

I do not condone violence done against this man.

It is my opinion that third trimester abortion is infanticide. Murder.

And what is the deal with this “Faith Aloud Clergy” thing? This is not a religious organization, it is ideological.


6 posted on 05/31/2009 2:08:54 PM PDT by rlmorel ("The Road to Serfdom" by F.A.Hayek - Read it...today.)
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To: Ol' Sparky

This just in Obama will speak at his funeral


7 posted on 05/31/2009 2:09:20 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: Ol' Sparky

How about they wait until we know for sure that it was a “pro-life” loon before the smearing of the pro-life movement begins? I know the Lamestream Media is chomping at the bit to frame all pro-lifers as crazies but I’m sure if this was done for a reason OTHER THAN a pro-life cause, the blogs will let us know.

Many here keep bringing up a “jealous husband”. Was this baby-killer a playboy or something?


8 posted on 05/31/2009 2:09:22 PM PDT by Sister_T (The Obama Administration = EPIC FAIL!)
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To: Binstence

I have no feelings of sympathy, empathy or whatever for this guy’s passing. I also have the feeling that this Faith Aloud bunch would be far less aghast at violence against those who favor the protection of innocent life.

Tiller and his family lived high and well off his “business” and now he’s dead. So is John Gotti. So what?


9 posted on 05/31/2009 2:11:04 PM PDT by Emmett McCarthy
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To: Ol' Sparky

What a creepy statement.


10 posted on 05/31/2009 2:11:25 PM PDT by big'ol_freeper ([Advocate for] Mitt Romney[?], God help you, but you're on the wrong website ~ Jim Robinson)
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To: Ol' Sparky

I’m going to puke.


11 posted on 05/31/2009 2:11:40 PM PDT by mrsmel (Put the Gitmo terrorists near Capitol Hill.)
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To: Ol' Sparky

I do not mourn this man dead. But, murder is not a fate for anyone, and the murderer is to be condemned. The tragedy is that the laws of this land allowed Dr. Tiller to practice his butchery beyond the reach of the law and within the warped moral praise of those like the Reverend Turner.


12 posted on 05/31/2009 2:11:57 PM PDT by centurion316
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To: Ol' Sparky

Good riddance to bad rubbish.


13 posted on 05/31/2009 2:12:09 PM PDT by RC one
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To: Ol' Sparky

Tell the lefties: “The chickens have come home to roost!”


14 posted on 05/31/2009 2:12:14 PM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Ol' Sparky

And I see they already got their “domestic terrorism” talking points. Here come the crackdowns, they were just waiting for something to hang it on, however flimsy.


15 posted on 05/31/2009 2:13:36 PM PDT by mrsmel (Put the Gitmo terrorists near Capitol Hill.)
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To: Ol' Sparky; informavoracious; larose; RJR_fan; Prospero; Conservative Vermont Vet; ...
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Freep-mail me to get on or off my pro-life and Catholic List:

Add me / Remove me

Please ping me to note-worthy Pro-Life or Catholic threads, or other threads of interest.

Obama Says A Baby Is A Punishment

Obama: “If they make a mistake, I don’t want them punished with a baby.”

16 posted on 05/31/2009 2:15:17 PM PDT by narses (http://www.theobamadisaster.com/)
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To: Ol' Sparky

>> America cannot tolerate this kind of domestic terrorism.

However, OTHER kinds of domestic terrorism, like eco-terrorists, ACORN tire-slashers in Mineapolis, and so forth — THOSE are OK!

>> We must put an end to the hostile rhetoric

TAKE AWAY THEIR FREE SPEECH!

>> ...that fuels this kind of violence.

TAKE AWAY THEIR GUNS ‘N AMMO!

>> We must hold people accountable who bully women on the sidewalks of abortion clinics.

However, bullies who intimidate peaceful anti-abortion protestors on the (public) sidewalks of abortion clinics — now THOSE are OK.

just reading between the lines of what Rebecca says.


17 posted on 05/31/2009 2:15:20 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Stop dissing drunken sailors! At least they spend their OWN money.)
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To: sheik yerbouty

Yeah, maybe they can get the “Rev” Wright to speak at the service. He can praise Tiller and his ilk for all the black children who will never draw breath in this world.


18 posted on 05/31/2009 2:15:38 PM PDT by mrsmel (Put the Gitmo terrorists near Capitol Hill.)
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To: Ol' Sparky

So... the question now for the murder suspect: Was he on any anti-depressants? It may be another case of someone off from their meds. Just a thought.


19 posted on 05/31/2009 2:17:09 PM PDT by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals Crazy!)
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To: Ol' Sparky

“Dr. Tiller taught me so much about the spiritual concerns of his patients,” said the Reverend Rebecca Turner, Executive Director of Faith Aloud. “He was a kind, compassionate man who respected women and listened to them.”

No heresy, no wickedness, not even the devil himself, can succeed without first counterfeiting good virtue.


20 posted on 05/31/2009 2:17:09 PM PDT by Integrityrocks
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To: Ol' Sparky

I missed it . . . where was it in the article? When did this piece of human debris go to chat with God? Today, yesterday, this week?

What a piece of garbage . . . I’m sure there’s room in hell for this filthy murderer. Too bad he didn’t have time to repent before the bullet reached him.


21 posted on 05/31/2009 2:19:44 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: Joe Boucher

I am not from NY and what little you know is all wrong. It is the small groups of committed true Christians who keep this metropolis from anarchy. We grow where God plants us. Now, does that make us better than your Friday night Bible study with beer in your trailer?


22 posted on 05/31/2009 2:20:33 PM PDT by Binstence (Live Freep or Die)
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To: Ol' Sparky
{I’m in shock having just heard of the terrible cowardly murder of Dr. Tiller, a man who put his life on the line for women in their most desperate hour. "

Yeah, it takes a real hero to induce labor in a late-term pregnancy, stick a pair of scissors in the back of a baby's head, and suck its brains out.

Desperate hour my a$$.

23 posted on 05/31/2009 2:20:37 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: mrsmel
And I see they already got their “domestic terrorism” talking points.

Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't murdering innocent life in the womb of it's mother the epitome of domestic terrorism?

24 posted on 05/31/2009 2:21:04 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (zer0 is doing to capitalism what Kennedy did to health care)
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To: Integrityrocks

He who sheds man’s blood by man shall his blood be shed, for in the image of God He made man. Genesis 9:6


25 posted on 05/31/2009 2:22:16 PM PDT by rightwingjew
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To: Ol' Sparky
a man who put his life on the line for women in their most desperate hour.

That is about the most putrid, gross, and backward statement I may ever hear.
26 posted on 05/31/2009 2:23:06 PM PDT by xmission (www.iwilldefendtheconstitution.com)
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To: Ol' Sparky
"Dr. Tiller served many women who had planned pregnancies that had gone wrong and then changed their mind when the baby daddy knocked up her sister too."
27 posted on 05/31/2009 2:23:18 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (zer0 is doing to capitalism what Kennedy did to health care)
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To: Ol' Sparky

They are really blaming conservatives on DU over this horrible murder. That is a terrible thing to do. Isn’t it bad enough; this man was murdered?

Also, I think they have forgotten how many times they wanted George W killed.


28 posted on 05/31/2009 2:25:17 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: Ol' Sparky

I know darn well what I’m gonna find if I google “Faith Aloud” so I won’t even waste my time.


29 posted on 05/31/2009 2:25:19 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Christian+Veteran=Terrorist)
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To: mrsmel

He just might..


30 posted on 05/31/2009 2:25:47 PM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Binstence

I think you are wrong there Binstence.
In your about page it says N.Y., where most folks are very liberal.
That is all.
As for my Friday night,” Bible study with beer in your trailer”?
F.U. jerkoff.


31 posted on 05/31/2009 2:28:15 PM PDT by Joe Boucher
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To: xmission
That is about the most putrid, gross, and backward statement I may ever hear.


32 posted on 05/31/2009 2:33:50 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (zer0 is doing to capitalism what Kennedy did to health care)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Wonder if Tiller was involved with the killer’s wife?


33 posted on 05/31/2009 2:33:57 PM PDT by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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To: Ol' Sparky

“Be not decieved, God is not mocked...for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap...”

Galatians 6:7


34 posted on 05/31/2009 2:34:47 PM PDT by TexConfederate1861
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To: centurion316

Reverend Rebecca. The problem is obvious.


35 posted on 05/31/2009 2:37:55 PM PDT by beelzepug (You can't blame Bush anymore)
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To: Ol' Sparky

Kathleen Sebelius mourns her largest political contributor’s death, I am certain.


36 posted on 05/31/2009 2:39:43 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Carley
I dunno, I did see someone saying that Tiller was a ladies man.

Personally, I'm waiting for all of the facts to come out. Whatever they may be I hope they are the truth and not the start of another muddied up investigation.

His death may not have had a thing to do with his "livelihood"

37 posted on 05/31/2009 2:39:56 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (zer0 is doing to capitalism what Kennedy did to health care)
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To: Ol' Sparky

Murdered in a church? I suppose the killer had a sense of irony.

There wouldn’t be any irony if he were murdered at work.


38 posted on 05/31/2009 2:40:06 PM PDT by zipper
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To: rightwingjew

These people have not read “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” or the Bible, for that matter.

“However, the LORD did not turn from the fierceness of His great wrath with which His anger
burned against Judah, because of all the provocations with which Manasseh had provoked Him. And
the LORD said, “I will remove Judah also from My sight, as I have removed Israel. And I will cast
off Jerusalem, this city which I have chosen, and the temple (house) of which I said, ‘My name shall
be there’.” “Surely at the command (mouth) of the LORD it came upon Judah, to remove them
from His sight because of the sins of Manasseh, according to all that he had done, and also for the
innocent blood which he shed, for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood; AND THE LORD
WOULD NOT FORGIVE.” (All caps mine) 2 Kings 23: 26 & 27 and 24: 3 & 4.


39 posted on 05/31/2009 2:44:40 PM PDT by huldah1776 ( Worthy is the Lamb)
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To: Ol' Sparky

I thought you might enjoy the authors bio. Typical.

“Kate Lovelady, 38, of Dogtown is the Leader of the Ethical Society of St. Louis, which was founded in 1886 and is currently the largest Ethical Society in the nation. Kate’s life partner, Billy Dechand, is a local musician. Kate’s hobbies include vegan baking and riding her 49cc scooter.”


40 posted on 05/31/2009 2:45:27 PM PDT by Vasilli22
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To: Joe Boucher

Thanks for telling me where I live. I repeat, I am not FROM NY. I do live here. There is nothing wrong with being open minded. There is a wealth of good healthy conservative things to do here. One thing we never do is use filthy F.U. Jerkoff language. We leave that to the uneducated democrat types.


41 posted on 05/31/2009 2:49:16 PM PDT by Binstence (Live Freep or Die)
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To: Ol' Sparky
What nauseating histrionics. Tiller was a baby killing coward. And all he did for women was exploit them in a time of crises for money.
42 posted on 05/31/2009 2:49:43 PM PDT by LiberConservative
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To: Ol' Sparky
Right now Tiller is bowing in absolute terror before God Almighty and having to give account of the thousands of innocent babies he murdered who did absolutely NOTHING to him or his family to warrant their murders.

So all the spin and whitewash of the MSM and their Abortionists allies who are painting a rosy picture of Tiller can never alter this truth.

43 posted on 05/31/2009 2:58:31 PM PDT by prophetic (God, let 0Bama and his evil plans for this country fail & let him be utterly disgraced like HAMAN!!)
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To: Ol' Sparky

I don’t avocate the killing of anyone....

That stated, the killer should recieve the maximum sentence under law......

However, I believe that when the killer is judged in the afterlife, he will be forgiven.....

I cannot reconcile the killing of the unborn, Tiller was a very evil man......


44 posted on 05/31/2009 3:25:03 PM PDT by nevergore ("It could be that the purpose of my life is simply to serve as a warning to others.")
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To: Ol' Sparky

I don’t avocate the killing of anyone....

That stated, the killer should recieve the maximum sentence under law......

However, I believe that when the killer is judged in the afterlife, he will be forgiven.....

I cannot reconcile the killing of the unborn, Tiller was a very evil man......


45 posted on 05/31/2009 3:25:27 PM PDT by nevergore ("It could be that the purpose of my life is simply to serve as a warning to others.")
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To: Binstence
I agree with you, Binstence, and I'm a pro-life conservative Christian, and from New York.

Don't let bigoted comments get in the way of a good argument.

Such comments aren't much different than those made my Sonia Sotomayor about being Latina and knowing better than white men.

46 posted on 05/31/2009 3:27:22 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: Ol' Sparky
""Dr. Tiller taught me so much about the spiritual concerns of his patients""

If Tiller cared about the spiritual needs of his patients, he would not have murdered their children.
My God have mercy upon his soul..

47 posted on 05/31/2009 3:36:33 PM PDT by just me (Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom. (John Adams)
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To: Ol' Sparky
This woman equates pro life protesters to terrorists? Says there is nothing pro life about murder in defense of a serial murder of babies? Please save your untruthful broken heart whiney liberal diatribes for yourself. A high priest of your murderous cult is gone and the world is better for it. For you women who are pro choice, I suggest that you choose to take precautions or don't have sex in the first place. In this day and age there is NO EXCUSE for an abortion. Rape, incest, and like of mother excepted.
48 posted on 05/31/2009 3:38:58 PM PDT by Nuc1 (NUC1 Sub pusher SSN 668 (Liberals Aren't Patriots))
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To: Binstence

Hitler liked dogs and was kind to children.


49 posted on 05/31/2009 3:40:28 PM PDT by Ronin (Moderate Taliban? Oxymoron. Obama voters? Plain morons.)
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To: Ol' Sparky

“Faith (in Satan) Aloud.”

Yeah. Okay. We really care a lot what you ghouls say. Go argue with God at your final judgement. It will likely go better for an athiest.


50 posted on 05/31/2009 3:43:25 PM PDT by Enoughofthissocialism (The only thing that scares me more than the Kenyan commie is his supporters.)
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