For A Change, Kansas May Open New Abortion Clinics

Anti-abortion legislators are trying just about everything they can to restrict women's access to a legal procedure, from regulating the size of janitor's closets in clinics to arguing that a fertilized egg is exactly the same as a person (who may naturally exit the uterus and never grow any organs). It often seems… » 11/03/11 11:20am 11/03/11 11:20am

Tiller Murderer Scott Roeder Gets January Trial Date, Barred From…

A Kansas judge has set a January trial date for Scott Roeder, who gunned down abortion provider George Tiller in May. He also refused to let Roeder's lawyers use a "necessity defense," though they can still argue for voluntary manslaughter. » 12/23/09 5:30pm 12/23/09 5:30pm

Scott Roeder Continues His Campaign Of Hate From Behind Bars

Scott Roeder, the man accused of assassinating Dr. George Tiller last month, is continuing his hate-filled campaign from his jail cell, mailing out pamphlets praising Paul Hill, who was executed for killing a physician and abortion clinic escort in 1994. » 7/05/09 1:30pm 7/05/09 1:30pm

Dr. Warren Hern: "It Is Terrifying And It's Infuriating. There's No…

Dr. Warren Hern, a physician who provides late-term abortions, is threatened on a daily basis by anti-choice protesters. In this clip, from last night's PBS special, "Are Some Anti-Abortion Attacks Domestic Terrorism?" Hern shares his thoughts on the matter. » 6/13/09 12:30pm 6/13/09 12:30pm

Scott Roeder: "I Know There Are Similar Events Planned Around The…

Scott Roeder continues his repulsive behavior from behind bars, calling the Associated Press to complain about his life in prison and warn that more violent attacks are being planned "as long as abortion remains legal." » 6/07/09 5:45pm 6/07/09 5:45pm

"I Am Dr. Tiller": A Moving Tribute

The murder of Dr. George Tiller has sparked many tributes to his life and his work, but perhaps the most powerful tribute of them all comes from, a memorial website devoted to Tiller's legacy. » 6/06/09 11:30am 6/06/09 11:30am

President Obama: "Shocked And Outraged By The Murder Of Dr. George…

President Obama: "I am shocked and outraged by the murder of Dr. George Tiller as he attended church services this morning. However profound our differences as Americans over difficult issues such as abortion, they cannot be resolved by heinous acts of violence."[USAToday] » 5/31/09 6:50pm 5/31/09 6:50pm

Anti-Abortion Groups Split On Reaction To Tiller's Murder

The leaders of several prominent anti-abortion organizations have released statements on the murder of Dr. George Tiller. While some leaders have denounced the killing, others have taken the opportunity to continue to condemn Tiller's work. » 5/31/09 3:45pm 5/31/09 3:45pm

Tiller Suspect In Custody

KWCH is reporting that a suspect is currently in custody for the murder of Dr. George Tiller. Police are planning to hold a press conference on the matter at 4pm- we'll keep you posted. [KWCH] » 5/31/09 3:28pm 5/31/09 3:28pm

Silenced: The Reality Of Working At An Abortion Clinic

In the wake of the murder of Dr. George Tiller this morning, a reader tipped us to this animation, made by an anonymous filmmaker who scrapped plans for a pro-choice documentary after she realized that her film would put abortion clinic workers in danger. » 5/31/09 2:45pm 5/31/09 2:45pm