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Terror in Charlotte

Staff at a clinic in Charlotte, N.C., under attack from anti-choice “terrorists” work in conditions most would find unendurable. Why? They say: “We believe in what we do. And some of us came to work here after being patients here ourselves.”

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Former Kansas Atty General Chief of Staff Under Investigation for Ethics Violations in Tiller Case

The Wichita Eagle reports today that Eric Rucker, former top assistant to Kansas State Attorney General Phil Kline, faces a formal ethics complaint that he made misleading comments before the Kansas Supreme Court in attempts to prosecute Dr. George Tiller for violations of Kansas law for which Tiller was repeatedly found innocent.

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When Life Imitates (Bad) “Art” Imitating Delusion: Roeder’s Lawyer Says “No Such Thing” As “Necessity Defense”

Roeder’s lawyer says so-called necessity defense is a fiction of the imagination of extremist anti-choice groups.

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Battleground Nebraska: Extremists Turn Focus to Carhart

Shortly after Dr. George Tiller was murdered on May 31 and his Wichita clinic subsequently closed, other providers bravely stepped into the breach. Among them is Dr. LeRoy Carhart, now targeted by anti-choice forces in an eerily similar campaign.

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Description of Bible in Roeder Auction Used to Justify Violence Against Providers

The description of a “prolife” bible offered for auction on eBay by a group seeking to fund a “justifiable homicide” defense for Scott Roeder uses the bible as a rationale for justifying killing providers.

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Roundup: eBay Auction to Support Roeder Proceeds

eBay auction to support Roeder’s defense on grounds of “justifiable homicide” proceeds despite earlier promise to nix it.

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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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Kansas City Star: Anti-Choice Extremists Plan to Use E-Bay To Raise Money for Tiller’s Assassin

Writing in the Kansas City Star, Judy L. Thomas, the reporter who has most closely followed Dr. George Tiller’s murderer Scott Roeder, details efforts by anti-choice extremists to raise funds for Roeder by auctioning items on eBay.

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NYT Misleads on Pouillon Murder and Clinic Violence

The New York Times’ coverage of Pouillon’s murder obfuscates police reports that abortion was not a central factor, romanticizes anti-choice protesters, and ignores the history of anti-choice violence.

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Archbishop of Louisville, Kentucky Leads Protest Against Abortion Clinic

A clinic escort in Louisville, Kentucky describes the scene outside the clinic at which she volunteers as the Archibishop of Louisville leads a protest. Also watch our video of the march.

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