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Six Reasons to See ‘After Tiller’ as Soon as Possible

(From left) Drs. Leroy Carhart, George Tiller, Shelley Sella, and Susan Robinson.

There are only four public, clinic-based providers of third-trimester abortions remaining in the United States. After Tiller, a documentary that opens September 20, spends time with all of them, and you should go see it as soon as you can.

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Anti-Choice Groups Again Petition Wichita City Council to Re-Zone Area Around South Wind Women’s Center

South Wind (above) is a recently opened health center which offers both abortion services and other reproductive health services.

Representatives from the groups argue that the area should be re-zoned to disallow abortions, citing “graphic signs” that children can see if they pass the clinic. Individuals affiliated with some of the groups have been known to protest with graphic signs at the clinic.

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In Memory of Dr. Tiller, on the Fourth Anniversary of His Death

Dr. George Tiller at a conference in April 2009, one month before his death.

To those of us left behind, we have to honor Dr. Tiller by working to make sure that abortion access is expanded, not curtailed.

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Legacy of Tiller’s Murder: Anti-Choice Terrorists Threaten Staff at Wichita Clinic

As reproductive rights supporters in Wichita celebrate the recent opening of Southwind Women’s Care Center, they also brace themselves for a new round of anti-choice terrorist actions.

As reproductive rights supporters in Wichita celebrate the recent opening of Southwind Women’s Care Center, they also brace themselves for a new round of anti-choice terrorist actions.

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Anti-Choice “Wailing Wall” Gets it Wrong. Very Wrong.

Jewish leaders are responding to the anti-choice movement’s misappropriation of the Holocaust for their agenda.

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The Indomitable Spirit of the Reproductive Health Community: A Pathway to Justice, Liberty, and Freedom

Src: Work Exposed the Blog.

In honor of Independence Day, Beacon Broadside asked author Carole Joffe (author of Dispatches from the Abortion Wars) what she’ll be celebrating this July 4th.

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Wichita “Pro-Life Memorial” Backers Specialize in Terrorizing Women and Physicians

Wichita Police arrest Mark Holick in Wichita, Kansas.

The planned memorial is the latest fleeting desperate attempt at notoriety for a couple of washed up anti-choice terrorists in a town with no one left to terrorize. And yet, it could serve as a terrorist training ground for spreading extremism.

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Wichita Anti-Choice Leaders Raising Funds for Multi-Million Dollar “Pro-Life Memorial” As Children Suffer From Budget Cuts

Artist's sketch of the International Pro-life Center. More details in this PDF.

In the midst of an economic crisis worsened by its “pro-life” Governor’s own policies, Kansas may be getting a great-big Liberace-esque multi-million dollar “pro-life memorial.”  A group led by Wichita anti-choice terrorist leaders, Mark Rotola and Mark Holick, has embarked upon what they are calling an “ambitious project,” but would more aptly be dubbed a monument of their perceived victory by assassination.

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Reaction: Panel Recommends Suspension of Former Kansas AG Phill Kline for Stalking Dr. Tiller

It is difficult to tell if we are witnessing the death throes or re-upping of the radical right-wing. The frenetic pace with which the states are instituting draconian abortion laws, defunding Planned Parenthood and bringing ultrasounds to Capitol Hill could be either. It is going to be up to the us in the pro-choice movement to decide.

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Justice Served: Kansas Panel Recommends DA Phil Kline’s License to Practice Be Suspended Indefinitely

A professional ethics panel recommended Thursday that former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline–who incessantly harassed Dr. George Tiller–have his state law license suspended indefinitely over his conduct during criminal investigations of abortion providers.

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