Tag Archives: The Assassination of Dr. Tiller

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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FBI file shows history of threats against Dr. Tiller

TweetThe Associated Press has received 287 pages of documents from the FBI file about threats to Dr. Tiller’s life after making a Freedom of Information Act request. The documents are heavily redacted and about half the pages in the file remain secret. But they show a decade of harassment and death threats that led to [...]
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On “The Assassination of Dr. Tiller”

TweetIt’s hard to say much about last night’s documentary because I think it largely spoke for itself. (For anyone who missed it, you can watch it online at The Rachel Maddow Show website.) But I do have to say a few things about why this documentary is so damn important. First off, for Rachel Maddow [...]
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