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.
Last night Rachel Maddow reported on the contacts Scott Roeder has had with other anti-choice extremists while in prison awaiting trial.
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The man who shot a security guard at the U.S. Holocaust Museum in D.C. was labeled by the FBI as a domestic terrorist, yet Scott Roeder, who assassinated Dr. George Tiller and who has been associated with a range of anti-choice groups that engage in violent rhetoric and clinic blockades has not. Should he be charged as a domestic terrorist? Many in the pro-choice community think the ultimate costs of doing so may outweigh the benefits.
The man charged with first degree murder of Dr. George Tiller has been sending out pamphlets justifying the murders of abortion doctors.
Scott Roeder, the man charged with first-degree murder for
shooting George Tiller, spoke to the Associated Press today.
In an extensive interview with the office manager “Jeffrey Peterson” of the Central Family Medicine Clinic in Kansas City, Rachel Maddow last night established that Roeder had repeatedly visited and vandalized that clinic — a federal crime under the FACE Act, that the FBI had been alerted to Roeder’s harassment of that clinic, and that the FBI did nothing about it.