Judge Blocks Doctor From Filling Vacancy Left By George Tiller Murder

02/04/2011 09:17 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Kate Sheppard Mother Jones

The first doctor to try to offer abortion services in Wichita, Kansas, since Dr. George Tiller was gunned down in a church in May 2009 has been blocked from doing so--by her landlord, who has claimed this would create a "nuisance." And groups opposed to abortion rights are hailing this development as a major win on a prominent frontline in the national war over abortion.

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