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LA Times: eBay Blocks Roeder Auction

The LA Times reports this morning that eBay said Tuesday it would block the auction planned by anti-choice groups to raise money for Scott Roeder, the accused assassin of Kansas Dr. George Tiller. Roeder, charged with first-degree murder and being held without bond, is scheduled to go to trial in January.

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“Law and Order’s” Anti-Choice Propaganda

Law and Order failed to balance the most egregious anti-choice propaganda with anything resembling the reality of people who choose late abortion or providers who endure constant threats to honor women’s personal medical decisions.

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A Different Kind of Bake Sale: Anti-Choice Extremists Plan eBay Auction for Roeder’s Defense

Militant anti-choice activists are organizing an eBay auction so that fans of murdering your political opponents can buy souvenirs and help pay for the defense of Scott Roeder.

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Terry v. Newman

The dispute between Randall Terry and Troy Newman sheds light on the way that activism can satisfy a person’s hunger for attention and influence—how it can become a power trip.

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Who Are You Calling Baby Killer?

Before it was used as an anti-choice accusation, the phrase “baby killer” was hurled at American soldiers returning from Vietnam in the 60s and the 70s.

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Des Moines Anti-Choicer Hopes to Free Alleged Tiller Assassin

A Des Moines anti-abortion activist has had repeated contact with the man accused of killing Kansas doctor George Tiller in May, and is even working on a legal strategy for him that he believes will result in acquittal.

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Roundup: FBI Monitoring Scott Roeder’s Visitors

FBI is monitoring Scott Roeder’s visitors; “death panel” rumors are false; US Conference of Cathoic Bishops says Capps Amendment is not enough to prevent public funding of abortion through health care reform.

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VIDEO: Anti-Health Care Reformers Turn to Threats of Violence

In a chilling collection of anecdotes, Rachel Maddow last night connected the dots between a handful of instances of threatened and parodied violence against Democratic, pro-health care reform legislators and the known tendency towards violence among the radical right in the United States.

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VIDEO: Rachel Maddow on Scott Roeder’s Recent Correspondence with Militant Anti-Choicers

Last night Rachel Maddow reported on the contacts Scott Roeder has had with other anti-choice extremists while in prison awaiting trial.

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The Instigators

Cartoonist Barry Deustch, a contributor to Dollars & Sense and Alas, a Blog, addresses the moral culpability of virulent anti-choice bloviators for Dr. George Tiller’s murder.

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