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Born at the Crest of the Empire

Monday, June 01, 2009


If his murder was the result of anti-abortion ideology, Tiller’s would be the eighth death in the last 20 years. In addition, there have been 17 attempted murders, 41 bombings, 175 incidents of arson, 96 attempted bombings or arson, 390 invasions, 1,400 cases of vandalism, 1,993 cases of trespassing, 100 butyric acid attacks, 659 anthrax threats, 179 cases of assault and battery, 406 death threats, four kidnappings, 151 burglaries, and 525 cases of stalking directed at abortion clinics, doctors and patients according to the National Abortion Federation.


  • Wouldn't it be interesting if federal terrorism charges were brought against the assassin? And isn't this really properly called an assassination, not a murder?

    By Blogger -epm, at 8:56 AM  

  • It's possible. The thing is that I don't know enough of the details at this point to say.

    By Blogger mikevotes, at 10:18 AM  

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