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Conviction Stays For Man Who Killed Abortion Doctor

Reuters | Posted 10.26.2014 | Crime

(Reuters) - The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld a man's conviction in the 2009 slaying of a late-term abortion doctor but sent the case back to ...

Kansas Abortion Doctor Targeted by Extremists -- Sound Familiar?

Katherine Spillar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katherine Spillar

In Kansas an escalating campaign of threats, harassment and terror is targeting Dr. Mila Means, who recently announced her plans to provide abortions in Wichita.

Reading the Tea Leaves of Domestic Terrorism

Kimberly Krautter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kimberly Krautter

I have become keenly aware that deliberately overheated rhetoric and pernicious public speech by our national leaders tacitly grants permission for the weak minded and mentally ill to commit atrocities.

Weekly Pulse: The Coming War on Health Reform, Government Cheese, and how CPCs Incubate Anti-Choice Violence

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Republicans don't have the votes to repeal health care reform, but they are determined to use their ...

Weekly Pulse: Fear-mongering and Fetal Separatism in Today's Anti-Choice Movement

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Rachel Maddow's documentary, "The Assassination of Dr. Tiller," premiered on Monday. The film tells ...

Extremism, the Makeover, and Election 2010

Hans Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hans Johnson

Not long ago, a passing familiarity with Bible verses, a flair for rhetoric, and hunger for a following could be enough to land someone in a small-tow...

What Would Jesus Do?

Ian Squires | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ian Squires

While considering what kind of relationship Scott Roeder and Dr. Tiller each have with Jesus Christ, I wonder: WWJD if He went to medical school? I think he'd probably become an abortion doctor.

What I Learned From Speaking with Scott Roeder

Devin Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Devin Friedman

This country has a thriving culture of manufacturing dehumanizing lies about people with whom you disagree, be it Dr. George Tiller, or George W. Bush. It's dangerous, and it's a growing problem.

Roeder Convicted, Testimony by Former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline Ruled Out

Leonard Zeskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leonard Zeskind

Scott Roeder convicted himself of a calculated first degree murder. Otherwise, the major events in the courtroom were the ones that did not happen.

37 Years After Roe, Abortion Access Attacked in Kansas Courtroom

Janet Crepps | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Crepps

Allowing a voluntary manslaughter option negates the Supreme Court's constitutional protection of abortion rights and is an invitation to grotesque and self-serving vigilantism.

Still Picking the Jury, A Word About Kansas

Leonard Zeskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leonard Zeskind

Still Picking the Jury for Roeder's murder trial in Wichita, Kansas By Leonard Zeskind Leonard Zeskind will be following and writing about the trial...

No One Is More American Than I Am

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Here is the unalterable fact that the right-wing of this country has to get used to: Muslim-Americans are 100% American. There are no degrees of how American you are.

Vigilante Injustice in Kansas?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

A premeditated murder cannot be converted into voluntary manslaughter merely because the murderer views his cause as righteous.

EBay Removes Drawings That Glorify Slaying of Abortion Doctor George Tiller

Politics Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

EBay has removed an auction posted by supporters of Scott Roeder, the man charged with the May murder of abortionist George Tiller. The listing featur...

To Understand the Trial of Scott Roeder...

Leonard Zeskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Leonard Zeskind

If you want to understand the back story as Scott Roeder goes to trial in Wichita, Kansas for the murder of Dr. George Tiller, go to James Risen and Judy L. Thomas' book, Wrath of Angels: The American Abortion War.

Cold-blooded Murder: An Angel Made Me Do It

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

We are all familiar with the "devil made me do it" defense, but now the tables have been turned. Scott Roeder argues that an angel compelled him to kill.

EBay Removes Drawings Glorifying Slaying Of George Tiller

Politics Daily | David Sessions | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

EBay has removed an auction posted by supporters of Scott Roeder, the man charged with the May murder of abortionist George Tiller. The listing featur...

We Don't Negotiate With Terrorists

Dan Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Sweeney

Note the phrase "threatened use of force" in the definition of terrorism, and then ask yourself what the guy at Obama's event with an assault weapon was doing, given the events of the past year or so.

Preliminary Hearing for Scott Roeder Reveals Details

Leonard Zeskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leonard Zeskind

Scott Roeder, wearing a greenish suit with a red tie, sat impassive and stone-faced throughout the hearing. He had served time in prison before.

Scott Roeder: Operation Rescue Abandoned Me

Kansas City Star | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Kansas City man charged with killing Wichita abortion doctor George Tiller said in an interview he was angry at a major anti-abortion group that h...

Patriot Acts: Four Reasons the USA Is Still the Bomb

Dan Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Sweeney

My weekly newspaper columns are usually about local issues, but as this week's column had a national bent, I figured I'd post it here for all of you H...

How Can I Be Loved for Hating Everybody?

B. Jeffrey Madoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
B. Jeffrey Madoff

The world is changing way too fast. A year ago we thought Hillary Clinton might get elected. Television pundits repeatedly asked us if we were ready...

WorldNetDaily Feeds the Extremists

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

If Fox News is guilty in hastening the death of Tiller, Farah and WorldNetDaily also are. Too bad WND Joseph Farah lacks the guts to honestly address the subject.

Operation Rescue's Extreme Facebook Friends

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

Operation Rescue's Troy Newman may want to officially distance himself and his organization from violence against providers, but he doesn't want to go as far as to stop socially networking with individuals who endorse it.

About That DHS Report on Right-Wing Extremists

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

In the wake of these attacks, it shouldn't be too much to ask that the DHS report be taken seriously rather than used to score political points.