Media Alert: Charmaine Quoted on the Tiller Killing in US News & World Report, CNN
Americans United for Life issued a statement on the killing of Tiller who performed third trimester abortions,
Washington, DC – Americans United for Life President and CEO, Dr. Charmaine Yoest, issued the following statement to address the murder of Dr. George Tiller: ?
“We condemn this lawless act of violence. The foundational right to life that our work is dedicated to extends to everyone. Whoever is responsible for this reprehensible violence must be brought to justice under the law.”
Alert Readers who follow us on Twitter, jackyoest and charmaineyoest, know that AUL is saying very little out of respect for the Tiller family left behind.
USN&WR has George Tiller Murder Knocks a Burgeoning Antiabortion Movement Back on Its Heels, by Dan Gilgoff,
It’s too early to tell if the killing will halt the antiabortion movement’s recent momentum….[I look forward to reading if our friend Dan Gilgoff would ever be able to buck his editor’s style book requirement of using ‘anti-abortion’ rather than ‘pro-life.’]
According to news reports, Kansas police have apprehended Kansan Scott Roeder, an abortion opponent, as a possible suspect in the murder. “Roeder is most definitely not part of the pro-life movement,” said Charmaine Yoest, Americans United for Life president and CEO, in an E-mail message this morning.
CBN has Pro-life Leaders Respond to Tiller Shooting, with a review of Pro-Life reactions.
CNN reports, Obama, others condemn Kansas abortion doctor’s killing
Zenit reports, Pro-life Groups Denounce Murder of Abortionist, Condemn Attack as Contrary to Goals of Promoting Human Dignity
Kay Steiger at Campus Progress, writes Rebirth of Anti-Abortion Terrorism, The murder of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas brings back old memories of radicalized violence against abortion providers. As much as Your Business Blogger(R) and Your Business Professor loves academia, the children at Campus Progress, like most academics, are wrong. Kay is a bit confused about terrorism– and has yet to learn the difference between acts of war and criminal acts. The unfortunate Kay is still suffering from the Bush Derangement Syndrome where she pokes fun at the past president,
Opinions: “I have opinions of my own — strong opinions — but I don’t always agree with them.” -George W. Bush
Who cares anymore?
The Huffington Post has Cristina Page writing, The Murder of Dr. Tiller, a Foreshadowing
Tiller Murder a Lawless Act of Violence
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