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Anti-choice Terrorism

[ 0 ] May 31, 2009 |

Horrible, horrible news, as the courageous Kansas abortion provider George Tiller was shot.

Kansas, as I’m sure some of you know, was at the center of the epidemic of anti-choice terrorism, with at least tacit support from some prominent public officials. Congressional intervention in the mid-90s helped curtail this attempt to use violence to deny women their rights greatly, but can’t eliminate it altogether. Tiller’s courage was remarkable. R.I.P.

…I wish I could say I was surprised by this. But…

…and, of course, Ann is right about the effects.

…more wingnuttery summarized here.