Tag Archives: Dr. Tiller

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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On the second anniversary of Dr. George Tiller’s assassination

TweetBecause today is the second anniversary of George Tiller’s assassination, it’s hard to not write about the anti-choice culture of violence that contributed to his death. It’s hard to not write about the forces that continue to threaten other critical abortion providers like Dr. Leroy Carhart. Just last week, a man was arrested in Wisconsin [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet Another singer, R&B and soul vocalist Teena Marie, died yesterday. A federal investigation continues in Kansas City on whether or not Dr. George Tiller’s assassination was part of a larger conspiracy. Amanda Marcotte and Moe Tkacik discuss the rape allegations against Julian Assange on Bloggingheads. Also, Assange has made a $1.3 million book deal, [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet Here’s a preview of the documentary narrated by Rachel Maddow, “The Assassination of Dr. Tiller,” which airs on Monday, October 25th at 9 pm Eastern. The Obama Administration released a report today on the recession’s impact on women. Really, guys? AP asks: “Will straight and gay troops have to shower next to one another?” [...]
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