Kansans For Life wondered aloud yesterday if one of its followers should buy murdered abortion provider George Tiller's shuttered clinic and turn it into a memorial for aborted fetuses.
"I've been to the Auschwitz and some of the other death camps in
Poland. They are quite moving and memorable and sad," KFL's David
Gittrich wrote in an e-mail to KFL supporters.
Wait. You're comparing a legal medical procedure to the Holocaust? Really?
Tiller's longtime attorney, Lee Thompson, told the Associated
Press that selling the building has been in the works "for some
time." Operation Rescue leader Troy Newman told the AP that he inquired
about the building, which he was told is on the market for $900,000. Once he identified himself, though, he says he was told the building wouldn't be sold
Gittrich didn't flat-out say that's what should be done with the
shuttered clinic. He was just floating the idea.
I tendTiller was serving as an usher at his church service
to think that we should spend our energy and resources on the
continuing battle and keep our eyes on the goal of making abortion
unacceptable, unthinkable, and unlawful.
shot and killed him in May 2009. A Wichita jury convicted
Roeder of first-degree murder in January as well as two
counts of aggravated assault against two witnesses. He
received a "Hard 50" sentence, meaning he'll serve 50
years before he's eligible for parole.