We who are pro-choice have got to change the rhetoric that surrounds issues of reproductive justice and legitimizes the intimidation, harassment, and even murder of providers. If we can do that we can help civilize the atmosphere of the country as a whole.
Slightly more than a year ago, so many of us lost so much: a beloved friend, an exceptional human being, a compassionate doctor, a skilled teacher and mentor, and an inspirational role model.
One year after Dr. Tiller’s murder, a network has been created to expand availability of later abortions, and disseminate accurate information on this topic to both clinicians and prospective patients.
I recently had the honor of addressing a group of abortion providers on “Resurrecting Our Moral Center.” I do not think it was coincidental that less than a year after Tiller’s murder, we were talking about resurrection. God, how much we miss him.
Women “cannot be allowed” to be heathenish and hedonistic… and a defense of Dr. Tiller, along with crowepps’ funny summary of Christian sexual theology.
The anti-choice focus on late abortions demonstrates two major contradictions between their stated point of view and their actual point of view and reveals how intellectually bankrupt their position is.
In further evidence of the erosion of truth and fact in conservative journalism, two ultra-right websites have recently added anti-choice–and anti-fact–activist Jill Stanek as a contributing blogger.
Day Four of the trial of Scott Roeder for the murder of Dr. George Tiller, as reported by Carolyn Marie Fugit.
The trial of Scott Roeder for the murder of Dr. George Tiller started off on Friday. Sadly, it appears that the trial will be less about the actions of the accused, and more about the actions of the victim.
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.