Day Four of the trial of Scott Roeder for the murder of Dr. George Tiller, as reported by Carolyn Marie Fugit.
On the third day of Scott Roeder’s trial for the murder of Dr. George Tiller testimony was heard from Wichita Police Department detectives and officers, Sheriff’s deputies, FBI Special Agents, and clerks, all of whom talked about the days their paths crossed with Roeder.
A report from Kansas on the first two days of the trial of Scott Roeder.
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.
When members of the Abortion Care Network learned that NBC’s Law and Order would do a “ripped from the headlines” episode on the assassination of Dr. George Tiller, many of us were upset. Now that we have seen it, we are furious.
Harlan J. Drake, 33, of Owosso has been charged with two counts of first-degree, premeditated murder in Friday’s slaying of an anti-abortion activist in Owosso and an Owosso Township gravel pit owner. The killings, and a third planned by Drake but thwarted by his arrest, were not related to any political agenda.
Pro-choice groups mobilizing to protect clinic and calling on Attorney General to restore federal marshal protection to providers of abortion care now under attack by extremist groups.
Despite mounting threats to his clinic–and potentially his life–by
extremists with links to the murderer of Kansas Dr. George
Tiller, the DOJ has removed federal marshals that were protecting Nebraska Dr. Leroy Carhart.
Dr. George Tiller leaves a legacy of courage, tenacity and an abiding dedication to women’s rights. Many of those touched by him continue to mourn his death.