As jury selection in the trial of Scott Roeder for the murder of Dr. George Tiller grinds to a, Mrs Tiller faces a defense request that would put the names of her husband’s Tiller’s patients in the hands of his killer.
Today’s roundup is all about the politicians and the things they do in their attempts to keep supporters happy, some of which will backfire.
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.
The common thread in this morning’s roundup is that women should be allowed to be the final decisionmakers of whether they have children. That is true whether they want more children or don’t want any.
With the Nelson “compromise” language still filling the today’s newspapers with editorials and columns, the consequences of the vitriolic nature of the abortion debate will be on display today in a Kansas court room.
eBay auction to support Roeder’s defense on grounds of “justifiable homicide” proceeds despite earlier promise to nix it.
Richard Schroeder, former security guard and friend to Dr. George Tiller – the abortion provider assassinated in May of this year – was found dead in his driveway last night. His death is being reported as "very suspicious."
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.
KansasCity.com editorial calls for end to eBay auction for Roeder. Stupak continues to threaten health reform over abortion care in private plans.
Militant anti-choice activists are organizing an eBay auction so that fans of murdering your political opponents can buy souvenirs and help pay for the defense of Scott Roeder.