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Mostly speechless on Tiller murder

The Hill newspaper noted that of the six members of the Kansas congressional delegation, only Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., posted a statement about the murder of George Tiller of his Web site. Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., introduced the resolution condemning Tiller's murder that passed the House Tuesday. It extended condolences to Tiller's family and "commits to the American principle that tolerance must always be superior to intolerance, and that violence is never an appropriate response to a difference in beliefs." All four Kansans in the House were part of the unanimous vote for the resolution, which also noted that 38 people in the United States have been killed in places of worship over the past decade.