Orcinus, May 31, 2009
I arrived in DC for the America’s Future Now!
conference, kicked back in my hotel room, and was greeted with the news that Dr. George Tiller — the Kansas gynecologist who has endured shootings, state investigations, public harassment, and more death threats than any thousand of us together can imagine in 20 years of standing up to that state’s anti-abortion thugs — was shot to death
in his own Lutheran church this morning.
I don’t have a lot of time to think through an elaborate post on this (I’m leading a panel with Tom Frank, Rick Perlstein, and James Rucker that will be televised in full on C-SPAN tomorrow), but there are several quick things that spring to mind.
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