Did Operation Rescue inspire the killing of abortion provider Dr. George Tiller?

Dr. George Tiller was gunned down in church today by a religious terrorist

Nothing says “I love Jesus” like murdering a doctor and church usher, in front of his family, in church.  That is what happened today to ” Dr. George Tiller, one of the nation’s few providers of late-term abortions despite decades of protests and attacks,” in Wichita, Kansas, according to the Sacramento Bee.

“The Associated Press says the man detained in the Kansas City area is 51-year-old Scott Roeder of Merriam, Kansas,” according to an online report.  I am sure he must be a Talibani Republican!

Some feel that Operation Rescue had a lot to do with this.

Here is what Operation Rescue published online before this tragic murder:

Pray in May to Stop Abortion, Wichita, KS, May 17-20, 2007

You are invited to join Operation Rescue on May 17-20 in Wichita, Kansas, the “Nation’s Abortion Capital,” to pray for an end to George R. Tiller’s late-term abortion business and for all pre-born babies everywhere to once again come under the protection of law.

Tiller was charged with 30 criminal counts related to the commission of illegal late-term abortions only to have them dismissed by pro-abortion politicians on dubious jurisdictional grounds.

Click here to view our hot new video about abortionist Tiller!

May is a beautiful time in Kansas and a great time to let the nation know that we will not stop until this gross injustice is rectified.

This will be a 77-hour round the clock prayer vigil.

If you cannot come to Wichita, we ask that you commit this matter to prayer during May 17-20 wherever God has you.

Let’s keep the pressure on George Tiller and the authorities until they are willing to bring him to justice!

Please click on the picture below to hear Bill O’Reilly discuss abortionist George Tiller. (3:17) Courtesy of kansasmeadowlark.com

Click here to read the rest of what Operation Rescue did to inflame Tiller’s murderer.

Sure enough, Roeder posted a message on Operation Rescue’s website:

1. Scott Roeder Says:
May 19th, 2007 at 4:34 pm

Bleass everyone for attending and praying in May to bring justice to Tiller and the closing of his death camp.
Sometime soon, would it be feasible to organize as many people as possible to attend Tillers church (inside, not just outside) to have much more of a presence and possibly ask questions of the Pastor, Deacons, Elders and members while there? Doesn’t seem like it would hurt anything but bring more attention to Tiller.

I am sure that Operation Rescue will deny any involvement in this murder, but check out what the Huffington Post had to say about this:

The escalation of anti-abortion rhetoric plays a direct role in instigating violence. When anti-abortion groups ratchet up the rhetoric, they know exactly what they’re doing and the results it will have. Even if they maintain deniability, as Operation Rescue recently did saying, in effect, we wanted Tiller gone, but didn’t want him murdered, they have inflamed the rhetoric. And suddenly people Like Dr. Tiller’s murderer become inspired. On this issue, history is instructive.

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