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Weekly Pulse: Dr. George Tiller's Assassin Was No Lone Wolf

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger When Scott Roeder shot Dr. George Tiller in church last year, media accounts described him as a lone w...

FBI's investigation of Tiller killing looks at Roeder's jail visitors

Kansas City Star | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The list of those visiting and communicating with the man accused of killing Wichita abortion doctor George Tiller reads like a who's who of anti-abor...

Right Wing Hate Getting Out of Control

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Papantonio

About an hour's drive from where I live, a miserable 60-year old man by the name of Donnie Baker murdered two Chilean college students and wounded fiv...

Abortion Protest Leaves Tiller Clinic To Avoid Confrontation

McClatchy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A possible confrontation over abortion never came to pass Saturday as opposing groups convened at noon at different locations. About 30 abortion oppo...

"Anonymous" Republican Senator Obstructs Resolution to Condemn Clinic Violence

Jodi Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jodi Jacobson

Yesterday, a Republican Senator used his power to put a "hold" on a Senate Resolution originally condemning violence against women's health providers, thereby blocking any vote on the resolution.

It's Time to "Profile" Potential Killers of Abortion Providers

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

There's an axiom in police circles: if someone is determined to kill another there's not a whole lot you can do about it. Hogwash.

Bringing Women's Stories Into The Abortion Debate

Huffington Post | Katie Saddlemire | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Since Dr. George Tiller was killed on Sunday, the abortion debate has returned to the limelight. Pundits and public officials discussed when life r...

A Question for Dick Cheney: Should We Now Waterboard Tiller's Murderer?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Roeder is claiming the now-infamous "ticking time bomb" scenario of what can only be termed domestic terrorism. Doesn't this mean that he should immediately be waterboarded?

Seeds of Hatred---Reaping the Harvest

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Larry Gellman

We can't call ourselves civilized until we learn to disagree like grownups.

Catholics for Choice Protest Appointment of Anti-choice Advocate to Senior Position at HHS

Jodi Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jodi Jacobson

The appointment yesterday of Alexia Kelley as Director of Faith-based and Community Partnerships at the Department of Health and Human Services marks "a defeat for reason and logic."

A Modicum of Dr. Tiller's Courage

Ayelet Waldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ayelet Waldman

We kept the appointment. We had the abortion. It broke our hearts. The only thing worse would have been not to do it.

Operation Rescue Adviser Helped Roeder Track Tiller

McClatchy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Wichita abortion doctor George Tiller stood trial in March on charges he violated state law in providing late-term abortions, the man now accused...

In Memory of Dr. George Tiller - He Supported Women's Dignity

Lynn M. Paltrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lynn M. Paltrow

Many were women with wanted pregnancies who learned that their baby had no brain, or kidneys growing on the outside of their bodies.

Scott Roeder's Family Describe A Drastic Personality Shift

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From the one-story house she once shared in this Kansas City suburb with her former husband, now suspected in the death of a doctor who performed late...

Political Violence in America

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

It is undeniably true that there is a dangerous and virulent streak of violence and fascism in American conservatism, now and throughout our country's history.

Sarah Palin: Tiller Murder A "Tragedy"

Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE 6/2: On Tuesday, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin expanded on the murder of George Tiller, comparing the doctor's death to the "equally disgusting" murd...

Reading The Pictures: Tiller and the Silencers

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2009-06-01-protest.jpg What is important to emphasize regarding the murder of Dr. Tiller is that this situation was heading for a bad end.

George Tiller Killed: Abortion Doctor Shot At Church

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

***UPDATE*** US Attorney General Eric Holder is dispatching US Marshals to protect abortion clinic and doctors around the country. Holder issued the ...