The last time a doctor was murdered in cold blood for providing abortion care to women, we were not in the digital age. Now, the Internet has allowed women who’ve had abortions to talk back.
Anti-choice groups across the nation are busy insisting that since they didn’t personally pull the trigger, their protests, harassment, and hate speech are not to blame for the murder of Kansas abortion provider Dr. George Tiller. Yet some anti-choice activists — even now — seem only too happy to aid and abet the crazy ones who will resort to violence.
One of the most contentious issues now in the news, in the aftermath of the assassination of Dr. George Tiller, is how much moral culpability the anti-choice movement bears for motivating the man who took Dr. Tiller’s life.
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.