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No justifying Tiller's murder

Most pro-life groups, including Operation Rescue,  condemned the murder of Wichita abortion doctor George Tiller and didn't try to rationalize it in any way. Yet "conservative crusader" Star Parker, speaking Monday as part of the Civic Engagement Lecture Series at Wichita State University, compared accused killer Scott Roeder to Nat Turner, who led an uprising against slavery in 1831. She said that Roeder illustrated the hopelessness among those who oppose abortion. On the contrary, Tiller's murder illustrates the danger of inciting unstable people with reckless rhetoric.

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