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  • Man charged in slaying of Kansas abortion doctor

    06/01/2009 2:20:40 AM PDT · by GoldStandard · 33 replies · 1,888+ views
    CNN ^ | June 1, 2009
    A 51-year-old Kansas man was charged with first-degree murder late Sunday in the death of a physician whose Kansas women's clinic frequently took center stage in the U.S. debate over abortion, authorities said. Dr. George Tiller was shot and killed while serving as an usher at his Wichita church Sunday morning, according to police. Tiller was one of the few U.S. physicians who still performed late-term abortions and had survived a 1993 shooting outside his clinic. Scott Roeder from the Kansas City, Kansas, area is being held without bond in the Sedgwick County Adult Detention Facility, according to the sheriff's...
  • Attorney general directs U.S. marshals to protect abortion clinics, providers

    05/31/2009 9:00:46 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 68 replies · 3,742+ views
    The Colorado Independent ^ | 5/31/09 | Ernest Luning
    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder dispatched the U.S. Marshals Service to protect “appropriate people and facilities around the nation” in the wake of the killing Sunday morning of late-term abortion provider Dr. George Tiller in Wichita, Kan. Likely top candidate for federal protection: Boulder physician Warren Hern, believed to be the last remaining doctor in the world to provide late-term abortions. Hern, director of the Boulder Abortion Clinic, told The Colorado Independent that Tiller’s assassination is the “absolutely inevitable consequence” of decades of anti-abortion fanaticism. “Every doctor that does abortions has been under an assassination threat for decades,” Hern said...
  • Suspect supported killing abortion providers, friends say

    05/31/2009 9:32:58 PM PDT · by Deo volente · 227 replies · 8,383+ views
    The Miami Herald ^ | May 31, 2009 | Judy L. Thomas
    The suspect in custody for the slaying of Wichita abortion doctor George Tiller was a member of an anti-government group in the 1990s and a staunch opponent of abortion... ...Those who know Roeder said he believed that killing abortion doctors was an act of justifiable homicide. "I know that he believed in justifiable homicide," said Regina Dinwiddie, a Kansas City anti-abortion activist who made headlines in 1995 when she was ordered by a federal judge to stop using a bullhorn within 500 feet of any abortion clinic. "I know he very strongly believed that abortion was murder and that you...
  • Obama Outrage as Doctor (Child Murderer) Gunned Down

    05/31/2009 5:57:57 PM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 142 replies · 6,116+ views
    The Press Association ^ | May 31,2009 | Staff
    US president Barack Obama has said he is shocked and outraged at the murder of a top doctor who performed late-term abortions. Dr George Tiller, the object of decades of protests and attacks, was shot dead in front of his wife in a Kansas church where he was serving as an usher. A 51-year-old man was arrested 170 miles away in Kansas City three hours after the shooting on Sunday. Johnson County sheriff's spokesman Tom Erickson identified the suspect as Scott Roeder.
  • HuffPost: Tiller Murder: Ann Coulter's Happy Day?

    05/31/2009 7:06:14 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 58 replies · 2,992+ views
    Huffington Post | 5/31/09 | Adele Stan
    Tiller Murder: Ann Coulter's Happy Day?Cannot be posted, due to FR rules
  • Statement From Planned Parenthood

    05/31/2009 5:41:05 PM PDT · by libh8er · 27 replies · 1,071+ views
    "..Dr. Tiller’s murder is an enormous loss for our movement and for women and their families across America. He provided abortions to women late in their pregnancy and under some of the most difficult medical circumstances. Dr. Tiller had been harassed by abortion opponents for much of his career – his clinic was burned down, he was shot in both arms by an abortion protestor, and he was recently targeted for investigation by Phill Kline in Kansas, with a jury acquittal coming just a few months ago. None of this stopped George Tiller from his commitment to providing women and...
  • DailyKos: I am embarrassed to be pro-life today (Barf Alert)

    05/31/2009 7:30:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 85 replies · 2,615+ views
    DailyKos | 5/31/09
    I am embarrassed to be pro-life todayCannot be posted by FR rules.
  • Anti-abortion protesters show up at Tiller vigil, face off with supporters of slain doctor

    05/31/2009 7:18:32 PM PDT · by BufordP · 43 replies · 1,763+ views
    AP ^ | 31 May 2009
    About 10 anti-abortion protesters gathered across the street from a downtown Wichita vigil where supporters of George Tiller remembered the slain abortion provider. The protesters outside Sunday's vigil were from Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, which also pickets military funerals. The protesters held signs emblazoned with such messages as "Abortion is bloody murder" and "Baby killer in hell." The protesters and about 20 Tiller supporters shouted at each other. A large number of police officers stood by to make sure the scene stayed under control.
  • O'Reilly's Campaign Against Murdered Doctor

    05/31/2009 7:20:08 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 93 replies · 3,455+ views
    Salon ^ | May. 31, 2009 | Gabriel Winant
    The Fox News star had compared Tiller to a Nazi, called him a "baby killer," and warned of "Judgment Day" | When his show airs tomorrow, Bill O'Reilly will most certainly decry the death of Kansas doctor George Tiller, who was killed Sunday while attending church services with his wife. Tiller, O'Reilly will say, was a man who was guilty of barbaric acts, but a civilized society does not resort to lawless murder, even against its worst members. And O'Reilly, we can assume, will genuinely mean this. But there's no other person who bears as much responsibility for the characterization...
  • Tiller's Killer Soul-Mate of Obama's Murderous Friends, Bill Ayers & Bernadette Dohrn?

    05/31/2009 7:12:33 PM PDT · by xzins · 37 replies · 1,660+ views
    Bloggers & Personal ^ | 31 May 09 | Xzins
    President Obama, friend of former Weather Underground murderers, William Ayers and Bernadette Dohrn, finds it fashionable to condemn the killings of one violent anti-government type, but finds soirees with Ayers and Dorhn perfectly acceptable. Ayers anti-government group, the Weathermen, killed Walter Schroeder, Peter Paige, Edward O'Grady, and Waverly Brown. Scott Roeder, the name now being linked to the murder of baby killer, Dr. George Tiller, is a violent, exconvict who had served time on an explosives charge, and who had had a parole violation on that same charge. Other information on Roeder includes his association with the Freeman, an...
  • Late-term abortionist (Child Merderer), Dr. George Tiller shot dead at Church

    05/31/2009 1:37:40 PM PDT · by TheDailyChange · 40 replies · 1,762+ views
    The Daily Change ^ | 05312009 | TDC
    “A politically active Kansas doctor who performed late-term abortions, George Tiller, was shot and killed Sunday morning outside a church he attended in Wichita, according to local news reports.” According to Bill O’Reilly, former Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius, now Obama’s Secretary for Health and Human Services (HHS) “supported late term abortions by vetoing a bill that would have forced late term abortionist Dr. George Tiller (who has killed thousands of late term fetuses) to provide a specific medical reason for destroying a viable fetus.” O’Reilly has uncovered a list of monies that Dr. Tiller gave to Obama’s new Health and...
  • Suspect arrested in connection with slaying of abortion provider (Child Murderer) George Tiller

    05/31/2009 12:37:08 PM PDT · by upchuck · 118 replies · 5,360+ views
    The Wichita Eagle ^ | May 31, 2009 | BY STAN FINGER AND JOE RODRIGUEZ
    The suspect in this morning's fatal shooting of George Tiller is in custody, according to emergency dispatchers. Authorities have yet to release more information about the arrest. Wichita police have scheduled a 4 p.m. news conference to discuss the case. Police had said they were looking for white male who was driving a 1990s powder blue Ford Taurus with Kansas license plate 225 BAB. The vehicle is registered to an owner in Merriam, which is in the Kansas City area. Wichita police Capt. Brent Allred said that several law enforcement agencies -- including the FBI and the KBI -- have...
  • Fr. Pavone on Tiller Killing

    05/31/2009 12:18:44 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 122 replies · 3,690+ views
    Christian Newswire ^ | 5/31/09 | Father Frank Pavone
    Contact: Margaret, Priests for Life, 908-432-7387   STATEN ISLAND, New York, May 31 /Christian Newswire/ -- Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement upon hearing this morning of the killing of abortionist George Tiller:   "I am saddened to hear of the killing of George Tiller this morning. At this point, we do not know the motives of this act, or who is behind it, whether an angry post-abortive man or woman, or a misguided activist, or an enemy within the abortion industry, or a political enemy frustrated with the way Tiller has escaped...

    05/31/2009 12:15:41 PM PDT · by Crazieman · 580 replies · 24,425+ views
    KAKE News ^ | 5/31/09
    No article link, just headline
  • Abortion Doctor Killing?

    05/31/2009 11:33:23 AM PDT · by Peter Andrew Conservative · 54 replies · 1,581+ views ^ | 5/31/9 | Peter Andrew
    Reports out today that a controversial abortion doctor has been murdered in his own Church, are a "lose-lose" for all sides of the abortion debate. We condemn the killing of late-term abortion provider, Dr. George Tiller. Read more...
  • Late Term Abortion Doctor Shot Dead (Video News Clip CNN)

    05/31/2009 12:10:04 PM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 29 replies · 1,410+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 5/31/09 | talkradio03
    They are already trying to lump every person on the pro life side to the man who committed this act of violence, it's gonna get alot worse...
  • Abortion Doctor Killed in Church

    05/31/2009 11:38:34 AM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 114 replies · 4,227+ views
    AOL News ^ | May 31, 2009
    Late-term abortion doctor George Tiller, a prominent advocate for abortion rights wounded by a protester more than a decade ago, was shot and killed Sunday at his church in Wichita, a city official said. A City Hall official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to speak about the case told The Associated Press that the 67-year-old doctor was killed Sunday morning at Reformation Lutheran Church. Police spokesman Gordon Bassham would not confirm the victim's identity pending notification of relatives. He said the shooting occurred at 10:03 a.m. and the gunman fled the scene in a 1993...
  • (Child Murderer) Tiller shot dead in church this morning

    05/31/2009 11:13:09 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 116 replies · 4,313+ views
    Breitbart ^ | May 31, 2009 | unknown
    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Media outlets are reporting that late-term abortion doctor George Tiller has been shot and killed at his church in Wichita, Kan. Anonymous police sources told The Wichita Eagle other media that the 67-year-old doctor was killed Sunday morning at Reformation Lutheran Church. Police spokesman Gordon Bassham would not confirm the victim's identity pending notification of relatives but said a 67-year-old "high-profile individual in the community" was shot and killed. Tiller has been among the few U.S. physicians performing late-term abortions. His clinic has repeatedly been the site of protests for about two decades and he was...
  • Tiller Abortion Worker Honored at White House by Obama

    05/31/2009 10:49:10 AM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 24 replies · 1,435+ views ^ | May 26, 2009 | Staff
    WASHINGTON, May 26 /Christian Newswire/ -- Gold Star Mother Betty Pulliam, who lost a son in Viet Nam, now works to take the lives of other women's sons and daughters at George Tiller late-term abortion mill in Wichita, Kansas. Yesterday, she breakfasted with President Obama and was honored in our nation's capital as part of a Memorial Day observance. This is yet another connection between Obama and late-term abortionist George Tiller. Obama's new Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, had close connections with Tiller. Pulliam was among those who were honored by Sebelius at a party held in...
  • Report: George Tiller Shot To Death [Child Murderer Killed At Wichita Church]

    05/31/2009 10:08:54 AM PDT · by upchuck · 223 replies · 19,363+ views
    KMBC ^ | May 31, 2009
    WICHITA, Kan. -- Dr. George Tiller, a Kansas man who became one of the most famous figures in the national debate over abortion, was shot and killed at his church Sunday morning, KAKE-TV reported. Tiller was walking into Reformation Lutheran Church at 10:03 a.m., when he was shot. Tiller was pronounced dead when emergency crews arrived, the station reported. Police were looking for a blue Ford Taurus with a K-State vanity plate, license number 225 BAB. Police described him as a white male in his 50's or 60's, 6'1," 220 lbs, wearing a white shirt and dark pants.