Murder of Dr. Tiller compels us to reclaim stolen voices
Published 06/04/2009, Moorhead
Sunday morning (May 31) an extraordinary physician and colleague, Dr. George Tiller, was murdered in his church in Wichita, Kan. Tiller was one of the few doctors in the country to provide abortions after 24 weeks. His patients were women whose stories would break your heart. He and his staff provided kindness, caring and medical excellence even under the most extreme harassment, having already been shot and firebombed and vilified for years. This is truly the murder of a civil rights leader.Word count: 346
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