Monday, June 01, 2009

Feds Rush to Protect Abortionists, Unlike Pastor Murder

In the wake of the murder of abortionist George Tiller in church, the Obama administration has beefed up security nationwide, in contrast to the silent White House subsequent to the Maryville, Illinois pastor murdered while preaching.

-- From "Attorney General Directs U.S. Marshals to Protect Abortion Providers After Murder" posted at 6/1/09

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder dispatched the U.S. Marshals Service to protect "appropriate people and facilities around the nation" in the wake of the murder of late-term abortion provider Dr. George Tiller in Wichita, Kansas on Sunday morning.

[Pro-life] leaders voiced concern Sunday that the Obama administration and other Democrats may try to capitalize on the murder of Tiller to defuse the abortion issue in upcoming Supreme Court confirmation hearings.

Many [pro-life] groups condemned the killing of Tiller, a prominent abortion provider who was shot dead at his church in Wichita, Kansas. But they expressed concern that abortion-rights activists would use the occasion to brand the entire [pro-life] movement as extremist.

"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," said Americans United for Life President and CEO, Dr. Charmaine Yoest, in a statement.

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