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Dr Tiller’s killer accused of threatening another abortion provider

TweetOn May 31, 2009, Dr. George Tiller, an abortion provider in Wichita, Kansas was at church, serving as an usher during the Sunday morning service. Anti-choice zealot Scott Roeder shot Tiller through the eye and killed him. Roeder, who publicly confessed to the crime, was convicted of murder. Now Roeder is accused of threatening Julie Burkhart, executive director of the [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetApply for Feminist Camp! Is Taylor Swift a feminist? MoJo talks to the woman working to reopen Dr. Tiller’s clinic in Wichita, Kansas. An interesting read about online “dating” sites for people looking to find a co-parent. It’s the 50th anniversary of Sylvia Plath’s death. Kobe Bryant tweets that homophobia is “not cool.” An undocumented [...]
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Foundation buys Dr. Tiller’s clinic to bring abortion services back to Wichita

TweetEver since Dr. Tiller was shot and killed by anti-choice activist Scott Roeder over three years ago, his former clinic has been vacant and Wichita has been without an abortion provider. But that may soon change. The Wichita Eagle reports: The building that housed the practice of murdered abortion provider George Tiller has been sold [...]
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May 31st, 2009: Welcome to America

TweetWhen I came to America six-and-a-half years ago, I was fairly sure I knew this country. My mother is American, I’ve been a citizen my whole life, and before I moved here for college, we used to visit for two or three weeks every year. I’d seen lots of the East Coast, and California, and [...]
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Forthcoming HBO Special on Dr. Tiller

TweetThe brains behind True Blood has another show up his sleeve. Alan Ball, who’s the executive producer of many of my friends’ top DVR selection, is working on a new show called Witchita. The new drama will be based on Dr. Tiller,  who was, for many years the figurehead of political and cultural tensions. Ball is [...]
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