Forget blaming Bill O’Reilly for fanning the flames. It is the rhetoric of the militant wing of the anti-choice movement itself that is the unindicted co-conspirator in Dr. Tiller’s assassination.
Two days after the murder of Kansas women’s health care provider Dr. George Tiller, more details emerge about the suspect’s hate-mongering, clinics across America tighten their security, and the religious right continues to worry that Tiller’s death will derail their focus on Sonia Sotomayor’s position on abortion rights.
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 Dr. George Tiller in Wichita, Kan.
Violence is inherent to the pro-life movement in the way that it was inherent to the preservation of segregation in the South.
The Department of Homeland Security report on right-wing extremism, far from being an offensive attack on Christians and anti-choice activists, was remarkably timely and accurate.
The man suspected of killing women’s health provider George Tiller has a long history of involvement with the anti-government “sovereign citizen” movement, as well as anti-abortion radicalism.
For those who would like to think today’s murder in church of Dr. George Tiller, an abortion provider, is an isolated incident: here’s the horrifying news: You are wrong. The pattern is clear and frightening.
The anti-choice boosterism of the Bush era is over, and in response, the anti-choice movement is ramping up the hysteria, harassment, and violence.
The worst years of abortion clinic violence occurred during the Clinton presidency. Without a “friend in the White House,” will anti-abortion extremists ratchet up violence against clinics again? Hoffman, an abortion provider, shares her fears.
Abortion providers have been threatened, attacked, and even murdered by anti-choice extremists. If the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights recognizes them as women’s rights defenders, would providers be better protected?