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George Tiller's Murder Was Terrorism
George Tiller's Murder Was Terrorism
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George Tiller's Murder Was Terrorism

But despite her fear, abortion clinic worker vows to stand strong

(Newser) - Abortion clinic worker and activist Heather Corinna doesn’t support the Patriot Act, but the murder of Dr George Tiller appears to “fits squarely in its definition of domestic terrorism,” she writes for the Guardian. Abortion clinics have been dealing with this kind of violence and intimidation since...

Suspect in Abortion Slaying Charged With Murder

(Newser) - The suspect in Sunday's shooting death of Dr. George Tiller was charged today with first-degree murder. Scott Roeder, 51, made a brief appearance in a Kansas court via video link from jail. "OK," he responded when Judge Ben Burgess read the charges in the slaying of the abortion...

Feds Boost Abortion Clinic Security Amid Tiller Probe

FBI checks earlier vandalism incident

(Newser) - US Attorney General Eric Holder boosted security for abortion providers yesterday as the FBI investigated a vandalism incident at the clinic operated by slain doctor George Tiller, the Wichita Eagle reports. Tiller reported a threat last month, days after the Women’s Health Care Services clinic sustained thousands of dollars...

Operation Rescue: Tiller 'Reaped What He Sowed'

Founder says pro-life movement not guilty in doctor's death

(Newser) - The head of a national anti-abortion ground based in Wichita, Kansas said yesterday that his organization was not responsible for the death of Dr. George Tiller, Gawker reports. Operation Rescue founder Randall Terry immediately went on to say Tiller “was a mass-murderer and, horrifically, he reaped what he sowed,...

'Everyone' Thought Tiller Suspect Was Crazy: Ex-Wife

(Newser) - The ex-wife of the man suspected in yesterday’s fatal shooting of a Kansas abortion doctor says Scott Roeder underwent a mental evaluation and that, though he didn’t consider himself unstable, “everyone else did.” Lindsey Roeder says Scott’s views on abortion were so fierce she stopped...

Abortion Doc Was Dedicated Despite Dangers

Kansas physician believed passionately in right to choose

(Newser) - Dr. George Tiller persevered as one of the nation’s highest-profile abortion providers despite decades of violence against him and his clinic because he was a staunch believer in a woman’s right to choose, reports the Wichita Eagle. The Kansas physician—who was shot to death yesterday in the...

Police Arrest Suspect in Murder of Abortion Doc

Obama 'shocked and outraged' by killing

(Newser) - Police in Wichita, Kan., have arrested a 51-year-old male suspect in the murder of abortion doctor George Tiller, who was gunned down today as he walked into church, the Wichita Eagle reports. Wichita police Capt. Brent Allred did not name the suspect but did say other agencies, including the FBI,...

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