Pro-Lifers Eye Slain Abortion Doc's Clinic

Operation Rescue's offer to buy is publicity stunt: Tiller's lawyer
By A Ali,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 10, 2009 2:13 PM CDT
Pro-Lifers Eye Slain Abortion Doc's Clinic
In this 2007 file photo, Operation Rescue President Troy Newman stands outside Women's Health Care Services, which he now seeks to buy.   (AP Photo/Larry W. Smith, file)

The pro-life group that long tried to shut down the abortion clinic of slain doctor George Tiller wants to buy the Kansas site for office space, an offer Tiller’s attorney dismisses as a publicity stunt, the AP reports. The Tiller family announced yesterday that the clinic offering third-trimester abortions would close. The building and land are appraised at $734,000.

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