Skip to comments.Recollections of a Taxi Cab Ride with Abortionist George Tiller
Posted on 06/02/2009 12:11:02 PM PDT by wagglebee
June 1, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) Joe Scheidler, the founder of Pro-Life Action League and longtime pro-life activist, today issued a statement denouncing the slaying of Kansas late-term abortionist George Tiller. Tiller was shot dead Sunday morning as he was serving as an usher at his church.
In condemning the murder Scheidler also recalled a chance encounter he had with the abortionist, in which he shared a taxi-cab ride with him on the way to a pro-abortion conference.
We deplore the killing of George Tiller on Sunday morning," said Scheidler.
"It has always been my philosophy that we convert abortionists. As activists committed to saving lives, we vigorously oppose violence."
Scheidler recalled how he once shared a taxi with Dr. Tiller as both were headed from the airport in New Orleans to the National Abortion Federation Convention. Scheidler was attending in order to gather information about the pro-abortion movement.
"Tiller apparently recognized me, but did not recall that I was a pro-life activist. He assumed I was another abortionist attending the conference," said Scheidler. "He enthusiastically extolled the value of the ultrasound in performing abortions, and invited me to visit his clinic in Wichita."
The following day Scheidler attended Tiller's presentation on the use of ultrasound. By then the doctor had realized that Scheidler was a pro-life leader, and refused to proceed with his presentation until Scheidler left the room.
"Having sat and talked with George Tiller, I probably feel a little more connection with him than many other pro-lifers might," said Scheidler. "I am adamantly opposed to what he did for a living. But I believe that anyone can come to the truth. Tiller deserved the chance to turn away from the evil of abortion. I cannot condone the taking of his life."
Tiller was a repulsive monster.
It is the grimmest of ironies that one of the most savage, barbaric acts of evil in history began in one of the most modernized societies of its time, where so many markers of human progress became tools of human depravity: science that can heal, used to kill; education that can enlighten, used to rationalize away basic moral impulses; the bureaucracy that sustains modern life, used as the machinery of mass death, a ruthless, chillingly efficient system where many were responsible for the killing, but few got actual blood on their hands.Barack Obama April 24, 2009, Holocaust Remebernce Day, Chicago Sun Times.
And so was his murderer.
Tiller is truly a sinner in the hands of an Angry God.
Much better Jeff.
He had plenty. He was "taken" because there was no possibility that he would repent.
He is now enjoying ultraheat.
The irony of Zero’s words in that quote is chilling.
I agree with this statement. Remember that it was an early pioneer--also someone once considered to be a monster--Bernard Nathanson, who was himself responsible for 75,000 abortions, who saw the light and repented his ways, becoming a strong pro-life advocate. Many abortionists have also found Christ and come to the other side. Violence is not the way. Truth is.
A repulsive monster who had a lifetime of opportunities to turn from the evil that he did. He chose not to, wouldn’t want to be him right about now.
Joe Scheidler PING!
All this violence did was to strengthen the hand of the abortionists.
Obama irony mark
That’s really God’s call, not the murderer’s.
In the insuing fight, several government agents were killed and wounded.
Also, several of the militia were killed.
Would you consider those militia, defending their belief in the right to keep and bear arms, murdering monsters?
Unbelievably chilling...and unblievably accurate and condeming of the very thing he supports.
But he was in church!
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