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(Last in World) Late-Term Abortion Doctor Decries Tiller Killing: ‘This Is a Fascist Movement’
The Colorado Independent ^ | Sunday, May 31, 2009 | Ernest Luning

Posted on 05/31/2009 4:52:00 PM PDT by kristinn

Hours after the Sunday morning shooting death of late-term abortion doctor George Tiller in Wichita, Kan., a Boulder physician — who says he could be the only doctor in the world still performing the procedure — said Tiller’s assassination was the “absolutely inevitable consequence” of decades of anti-abortion fanaticism.

“I’m profoundly sad and I’m furious and I think the American people need to understand that we have a fascist movement in this country,” Dr. Warren Hern told The Colorado Independent on Sunday. “We don’t have to invade Iraq to find terrorists. They’re right here killing abortion doctors.”

“Every doctor that does abortions has been under an assassination threat for decades,” Hern said. “The anti-abortion movement message is, ‘Do what we tell you to do or we will kill you,’ and they do. This is a fascist movement.”

Hern laid blame for Tiller’s death at the feet of the anti-abortion movement’s encouragement of violence against abortion providers and the Republican Party’s “exploitation” of the extremist rhetoric.

“Dr. Tiller is dead by an anti-abortion assassin, and this is the absolutely inevitable consequence of 35 years of anti-abortion fanatic rhetoric and intimidation and assassination violence and exploitation by the Republican Party of this movement,” Hern told the Independent.

Hern, who described Tiller as “a good friend of mine,” said he doesn’t “know of any other doctors in the world doing late abortions like I am.” The Boulder Abortion Clinic, run by Hern since he founded the practice in 1975, has as its motto “Specializing in Late Abortions for Fetal Disorders”.

Hern declined to say whether he planned any changes to his security precautions after the killing of Tiller, who was shot to death while ushering at his Lutheran church.

Noting that Tiller is the “fifth American doctor to be assassinated,” Hern told the Los Angeles Times he’s well aware of the dangers. “I get messages from these people saying, ‘Don’t bother wearing a bulletproof vest, we’re going for a head shot.’ ”

A statement on the Boulder Abortion Clinic’s Web site addresses Hern’s concerns about safety for the clinic’s patients:

By its name and continued existence, Boulder Abortion Clinic makes a statement that women are free to make their own choices about their own lives, bodies, and family needs. I have been personally involved from the beginning of my medical career in advocacy of reproductive freedom, and I continue in this commitment. We have survived anti-abortion harassment and violence and shown our determination to provide these services in spite of everything. As a result, our patients are protected by the highest standards of safety and security when they come to my office.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: abortion; abortionists; tiller; warrenhern
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May God have mercy on all of us, for none of us are without sin.
1 posted on 05/31/2009 4:52:01 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but that the wicked turn from his way and live;
Ezekiel 33:11

Another FReeper posted this on a thread about Tiller. It sums up my feelings completely.


2 posted on 05/31/2009 4:54:48 PM PDT by mockingbyrd (Dick Cheney gets results!)
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To: kristinn

“a fascist movement.” ???

Killing children is.


3 posted on 05/31/2009 4:55:08 PM PDT by rbosque (10 year Freeper!)
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To: kristinn

They’re right here killing abortion doctors.” ——— I only see one set of bloody hands here.


4 posted on 05/31/2009 4:55:12 PM PDT by Bringbackthedraft
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To: kristinn

Yes, we have a fascist movement in this country headed up by Obambi and his thugs


5 posted on 05/31/2009 4:55:15 PM PDT by muir_redwoods ( Hey, remember the last head of state who dictated the design of automobiles?)
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To: kristinn
“We don’t have to invade Iraq to find terrorists. They’re right here killing abortion doctors.”

Pot. Kettle.

6 posted on 05/31/2009 4:55:38 PM PDT by exist
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To: kristinn

Homeland Security will be watching FR like a hawk now....I fear.


7 posted on 05/31/2009 4:55:58 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("You know the one with the big ears? He might be yours, but he ain't my president.")
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To: kristinn

Ah, the late-term abortion-provider as VICTIM. A new twist.


8 posted on 05/31/2009 4:56:30 PM PDT by bboop (obama, little o, not a Real God)
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To: kristinn

I guess this means DR. Herns can now double his fee... I wonder how many abortion doctors would provide the service for free. It would be nice to know how many of them really believe in the almighty buck or a womans right to terminate her child.


9 posted on 05/31/2009 4:56:32 PM PDT by linn37 (cue the circus music the democrats are back in charge)
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To: kristinn
...the American people need to understand that we have a fascist movement in this country,”...

And the movement is called....Obomamania.

10 posted on 05/31/2009 4:56:38 PM PDT by IbJensen (If Catholics voted based upon the teachings of the church, there would be no abortion and no Obomba.)
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To: kristinn

“who says he could be the only doctor in the world still performing the procedure — said Tiller’s assassination was the “absolutely inevitable consequence” of decades of anti-abortion fanaticism.”

Geez, doc, if you are the last of the “performers” maybe it’s YOU who is AFU?


11 posted on 05/31/2009 4:56:46 PM PDT by jessduntno (July 4th, 2009. Washington DC. Gadsden Flags. Be There.)
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To: kristinn

It is not the result of anti abortion fanatacism. It is the result of a nut case deciding he could play God.


12 posted on 05/31/2009 4:56:58 PM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: Bringbackthedraft

They’re right here killing abortion doctors.” Oooooops, I meant 2 sets of hands.


13 posted on 05/31/2009 4:57:08 PM PDT by Bringbackthedraft
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To: kristinn

Murder is wrong.
Of an adult doctor; and also of thousands of innocent babies.


14 posted on 05/31/2009 4:57:20 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (I agree with Rick..)
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To: kristinn
...I think the American people need to understand that we have a fascist movement in this country...

I couldn't agree more. Now that movement has put their man in the White House.

15 posted on 05/31/2009 4:57:28 PM PDT by Petronski (In Germany they came first for the Communists, And I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist...)
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To: kristinn

Like I said on another thread. When you deal in death, don’t be surprised when it comes to visit.


16 posted on 05/31/2009 4:57:47 PM PDT by davetex (If it's in stock, we've got it.)
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To: mockingbyrd; ExTexasRedhead

I agree.


17 posted on 05/31/2009 4:58:13 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: kristinn

This guy is dead? I heard nothing on the local news since I was out in the woods camping this weekend.

I cannot believe it. I just wrote a poem about this bloody man called: “Tiller’s Farm.”


18 posted on 05/31/2009 4:58:14 PM PDT by eleni121 (The New Byzantium - resurrect it!)
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To: kristinn
Hours after the Sunday morning shooting death of late-term abortion doctor George Tiller in Wichita, Kan., a Boulder physician — who says he could be the only doctor in the world still performing the procedure — said Tiller’s assassination was the “absolutely inevitable consequence” of decades of anti-abortion fanaticism.

"It's not that out liberal friends are ignorant, it's that they know so much that isn't so."

-- Ronald Reagan

19 posted on 05/31/2009 4:58:18 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Dallas59

they already have been...folks have been visited.

do not say anything even in jest about fearless leader that could be misconstrued as a threat.


20 posted on 05/31/2009 4:58:23 PM PDT by wardaddy (Obama .....you are not my friend. You are an enemy of this nation and my culture and traditions)
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To: bboop
Ah, the late-term abortion-provider as VICTIM.

Tiller IS a murder victim.

21 posted on 05/31/2009 4:58:34 PM PDT by Petronski (In Germany they came first for the Communists, And I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist...)
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To: muir_redwoods

No, no, nooooooo! not THAT fascist movement... the NON-PC (imaginary) fascist movement. THAT’S the one that has to be shot down and it’s pre-criminal members preemptively detained for the pre-crimes DHS pre-conceives they might commit later.

Got it?


22 posted on 05/31/2009 4:58:40 PM PDT by Enoughofthissocialism (Obama... Destroying America for Islam since January 2009.)
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To: kristinn

I didn’t realize a motive for the murder has been established.

Of course, it is obvious that the lack of such a piece of critical evidence is no barrier to the abortionists crying out for more protection in their quest to slaughter unborn humans.

I do not condone this murder (not and assasination) but also do not condone using a murder for political gain.

But, since when do abortionists have scruples?


23 posted on 05/31/2009 4:58:40 PM PDT by DakotaRed (Don't you wish you had supported a conservative when you had the chance?)
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To: kristinn

[Dr. Warren Hern] “says he could be the only doctor in the world still performing the procedure...”

Hey Doc, doesn’t that tell you something?


24 posted on 05/31/2009 4:58:54 PM PDT by vladimir998 (Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ. St. Jerome)
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To: kristinn

Killing Tiller was murder. It’s a crime.


25 posted on 05/31/2009 4:59:11 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The greatest crimes in history have been perpetrated by governments. You've been warned.)
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To: popdonnelly

That it is and we’re all going to pay for it.


26 posted on 05/31/2009 5:00:01 PM PDT by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: kristinn
Where does he get the 'they' from? One guy killed George Tiller. One misguided nutcase murderer, who represents only himself. If the alleged killer cared anything about the pro-life movement, then he wouldn't have done it. He played right into the hands of the pro-aborts.

Watch, now abortionists will be a new protected class and subject to special 'hate crimes' legislation.

27 posted on 05/31/2009 5:00:29 PM PDT by MantillaMilitant
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To: kristinn

What goes around, comes around.


28 posted on 05/31/2009 5:00:40 PM PDT by toomuchcoffee ( Yeah, I'll help you buy some real estate)
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To: kristinn
Hern, who described Tiller as “a good friend of mine,” said he doesn’t “know of any other doctors in the world doing late abortions like I am.”


29 posted on 05/31/2009 5:00:45 PM PDT by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: eleni121
I just wrote a poem about this bloody man called: “Tiller’s Farm.”

Is it any good? Would you care to freepmail it to me? I am a pretty good editor, my wife says.

30 posted on 05/31/2009 5:00:46 PM PDT by don-o (My son, Ben - Marine Private First Class - 1/16/09 - Parris Island, SC)
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To: kristinn

The hysteria is almost comical. how many abortion doctors have been killed vs the number of woman who have died from “safe abortions”.


31 posted on 05/31/2009 5:00:51 PM PDT by svcw (The prerequisite for receiving the grace of God ... is knowing you need it.)
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To: Dallas59
I'm quite sure that is already being done. The consideration now is "how to shut it down." The smart people in DC are working on it.
32 posted on 05/31/2009 5:01:08 PM PDT by Enoughofthissocialism (Obama... Destroying America for Islam since January 2009.)
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To: popdonnelly

Killing Tiller was murder. It’s a crime.

I agree.

33 posted on 05/31/2009 5:01:27 PM PDT by inflorida
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To: mockingbyrd

Its reaching the point where its not safe to make a living crushing the skulls of healthy infants.


34 posted on 05/31/2009 5:02:18 PM PDT by SampleMan (Socialism enslaves you & kills your soul.)
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To: kristinn

clearly they all got the email with the talking points attachment.


35 posted on 05/31/2009 5:02:25 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: kristinn
"May God have mercy on all of us, for none of us are without sin."

Quoted because it is so very true.

36 posted on 05/31/2009 5:02:53 PM PDT by Volunteer (Though I know that the hypnotized never lie, do ya? - The Who)
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To: kristinn

this is looking more and more like a scripted event.


37 posted on 05/31/2009 5:02:53 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: kristinn

“Hern, who described Tiller as “a good friend of mine,” said he doesn’t “know of any other doctors in the world doing late abortions like I am”

He doesn’t get out much- maybe needs to travel to China and North Korea so he won’t feel so ronery about aborting near full term infants..


38 posted on 05/31/2009 5:03:13 PM PDT by silverleaf ("Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal ( Martin Luther King))
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To: kristinn
“Dr. Tiller is dead by an anti-abortion assassin, and this is the absolutely inevitable consequence of 35 years of anti-abortion fanatic rhetoric and intimidation and assassination violence and exploitation by the Republican Party of this movement,” Hern told the Independent.

Considering how many people are pro-life and how many abortion doctors have been shot (what, 2, in the last 30 years?), I think this doctor might be a DRAMA QUEEN.

39 posted on 05/31/2009 5:03:40 PM PDT by conservative cat (America, you have been PWNED!)
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To: kristinn
I'd wager the clothes on my back that this psychopath Hern has “Mengele,A Misunderstood Humanitarian” displayed proudly on his bookshelf.
40 posted on 05/31/2009 5:03:49 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Christian+Veteran=Terrorist)
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To: kristinn

Tiller was under investigation for breaking various abortions laws including those performed on preteens. Gov Sebelius helped to get the charges dropped. Tiller had donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to Sebelius’s campaign and causes.


41 posted on 05/31/2009 5:04:18 PM PDT by Tai_Chung
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To: kristinn
Ponder this, FRiends:
...an anti-abortion assassin...

I don't think I can untie this semantical knot myself. In fact, it may well be the world's first verbal Mobius strip.

42 posted on 05/31/2009 5:04:53 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: kristinn

Well, the “good doc” didn’t waste any time trying to attract attention to his abortion clinic, just a relatively short drive from the area now lacking certain services.


43 posted on 05/31/2009 5:04:58 PM PDT by kenth
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To: Dallas59

They can watch me all they want. By the way, O’Reilly, since I know you troll these boards...Piss off.


44 posted on 05/31/2009 5:05:12 PM PDT by trtdenver
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To: Petronski
Tiller IS a murder victim.

Yes. And a High Priest of Satan's Church of Death. He just received his own favorite sacrament.

He and his dumba$$ murderer can both go to hell for all I care. Both are human garbage. Vengeance is for God alone.
45 posted on 05/31/2009 5:05:27 PM PDT by Enoughofthissocialism (Obama... Destroying America for Islam since January 2009.)
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To: kristinn
“We don’t have to invade Iraq to find terrorists. They’re right here killing abortion doctors.”

"They"? The reports I've read identify only one man: Scott Roeder.

46 posted on 05/31/2009 5:05:55 PM PDT by behzinlea
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To: kristinn

None of us are without sin, but I can say I don’t have the blood of countless innnocents on my hands. I don’t condone this guys actions, but I am not mourning this monster’s death either.


47 posted on 05/31/2009 5:06:38 PM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: Travis McGee

Leviticus 20:1-5

Any Israelite or any alien living in Israel who gives (a) any of his children to Molech must be put to death.

A Footnotes:

1. Leviticus 20:2 Or sacrifices


48 posted on 05/31/2009 5:06:40 PM PDT by Para-Ord.45
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To: kristinn

Hey, Doc Hern... this is not a fascist movement...it’s a murder, like thousands of others that happen every day, any place.

THE fascist movement started in Nov. 08.
Big difference.


49 posted on 05/31/2009 5:06:48 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (The plan... 0 in power for life. At least that's what they told him.)
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To: Enoughofthissocialism

A serial murderer was murdered. It’s a nasty nasty world out there.


50 posted on 05/31/2009 5:06:58 PM PDT by Petronski (In Germany they came first for the Communists, And I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist...)
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