Abortion Advocates Quickly Attack Pro-Life People After George Tiller Murder

by Steven Ertelt
LifeNews.com Editor
May 31, 2009

Wichita, KS (LifeNews.com) — Abortion advocates wasted little time in attacking the majority of Americans who are pro-life following the shooting death of late-term abortion practitioner George Tiller. One leading pro-abortion group is asking the administration of President Barack Obama to target pro-life groups and individuals.

Saying that women “lost a champion” with the death of Tiller, the pro-abortion National Organization for Women claimed that an “anti-abortion terrorist” must have killed Tiller even though the identify of the shooter has yet to be revealed.

NOW said “the anti-abortion cause” was behind Tiller’s murder and other actions against abortion centers and practitioners even though members of pro-life groups have never been behind any such incident.

Saying that bringing the person who killed Tiller to justice is “not enough,” NOW called on the Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security to “root out and prosecute as domestic terrorists and violent racketeers the criminal enterprise that has organized and funded criminal acts for decades.”

“We call on the new attorney general Eric Holder and head of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to treat these murders in the same way they would treat politically-motivated domestic terrorism of any other kind and put the full resources of their two departments behind that effort,” they said.

Kansas City Star columnist Mike Hendricks blamed pro-life advocates for Tiller’s death, saying there had been a “vitriolic campaign that has been waged against Tiller for more than two decades by anti-abortion groups.”

As “accomplices,” Hendricks named “every one who has ever called Tiller’s late term abortion clinic a murder mill.”

“The groups who spent decades fomenting hate toward” Tiller, he claimed. “Hate. Not heated opposition. Not strong disagreement. But blind hatred. The kind of hate that would prompt some maniac to take a gun into a church and shoot a man to death in front of friends and family.”

Hendricks went as far as saying that pro-life advocates condemned Tiller’s murder because they know they were at fault.

ACTION: Contact Mike Hendricks at primebuzz@kcstar.com

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