George Tiller http://kmuw.org en ‘Crossing The Cedar Fence: Discussing Abortion On The Anniversary Of Dr. Tiller's Murder' http://kmuw.org/post/crossing-cedar-fence-discussing-abortion-anniversary-dr-tillers-murder <p class="p1"><em><strong>Original Air date 5/27/14 &nbsp;</strong></em></p><p><a href="http://www.npr.org/2014/05/31/316715581/abortion-services-return-to-town-where-george-tiller-was-murdered">Click here to go to the webpage for NPR's version of Aileen LeBlanc's story.&nbsp;</a></p><p class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On May 31, 2009 a man walked into the lobby of the Reformation Lutheran Church in Wichita and shot Dr. George Tiller in the head, killing him. &nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 30 May 2014 16:14:00 +0000 Aileen LeBlanc, Sean Sandefur, Abigail Wilson & Hugo Phan 34676 at http://kmuw.org ‘Crossing The Cedar Fence: Discussing Abortion On The Anniversary Of Dr. Tiller's Murder' Scott Roeder's Lawyers Appeal Hard 50 Sentence In Kansas Supreme Court http://kmuw.org/post/scott-roeders-lawyers-appeal-hard-50-sentence-kansas-supreme-court <p>The Kansas Supreme Court in Topeka is preparing to hear arguments this morning in the appeal of the man convicted of killing Dr. George Tiller.</p><p>In 2009, Scott Roeder was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 50 years for shooting Dr. Tiller while he served as an usher in his church.</p><p>Tiller was one of the few doctors to perform late-term abortions in the U.S., at his clinic in southeast Wichita.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:15:45 +0000 Associated Press 29519 at http://kmuw.org Scott Roeder Appeal Set In First-Degree Murder Case Of Dr. George Tiller http://kmuw.org/post/scott-roeder-appeal-set-first-degree-murder-case-dr-george-tiller <p></p><p></p><p>Later this month, the Kansas Supreme Court will consider an appeal by the man convicted of first-degree murder in the case of Dr. George Tiller. Roeder fatally shot Tiller inside of Tiller’s church on May 31, 2009 in Wichita, Kan. Tiller performed third-trimester abortions and during the original trial his killer, Scott Roeder, admitted to planning Tiller’s murder for years.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 21:00:00 +0000 Aileen LeBlanc & Julia Holen 28589 at http://kmuw.org Scott Roeder Appeal Set In First-Degree Murder Case Of Dr. George Tiller Stalking Order Against Abortion Protester Will Be Decided Soon http://kmuw.org/post/stalking-order-against-abortion-protester-will-be-decided-soon <p>Judge James Beasley heard oral arguments Wednesday in the case that accuses anti-abortionists and organizations of stalking the clinic and the clinics owner.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Julie </span>Burkhart<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> opened the clinic in April in the same location where George Tiller’s clinic operated.</span></p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 11:53:26 +0000 Aileen LeBlanc & Associated Press 25241 at http://kmuw.org Tiller's Former Clinic To Reopen This Spring http://kmuw.org/post/tillers-former-clinic-reopen-spring <p>A Wichita clinic formerly operated by slain abortion provider Dr. George Tiller is expected to reopen soon.</p><p>Dr. George Tiller’s former building was recently purchased by an organization called <a href="http://www.trustwomenpac.org/">Trust Women Foundation</a>. It’s headed by Julie Burkhart, who used to run Tiller’s political action committee.</p><p>Abortion services have been unavailable in Wichita since Tiller was gunned down in 2009. Burkhart says each year, women in the Wichita area have to travel to Kansas City or to Oklahoma to get an abortion.</p> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 12:39:23 +0000 Bryan Thompson 11798 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 01.25.13 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-012513 <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Inspectors say there are no violations at the former clinic of Dr. George Tiller; Community members to hold vigil for immigrant rights; Union fundraising bill advances to full House.</em></p><p><strong>Inspectors: Tiller Health Clinic OK</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Inspectors say they have found no city building code violations at the former Wichita clinic of Dr. George Tiller.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 11:35:48 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 11692 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 01.25.13 Top Morning News 01.09.13 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-010913 <p><em>&nbsp;The Wichita City Council delayed their vote to choose an interim candidate for the District IV seat; A women's organization is remodeling Dr. Tiller's old clinic to meet the states new abortion regulations; State expects continued job growth.</em></p><p><strong>Vote To Fill Vacant City Council Seat Delayed</strong></p><p>The Wichita City Council voted Tuesday to postpone a vote for the interim District Four seat vacated by Kansas senator-elect Michael O'Donnell. The council plans to fill the position next week.</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 11:19:07 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 10950 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 01.09.13 Dr. George Tiller’s Former Clinic Sold http://kmuw.org/post/dr-george-tiller-s-former-clinic-sold <p></p><p style="padding: 0px; margin-bottom: 16px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Arial, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(85, 85, 85); line-height: 15px; ">The clinic formerly operated by the late Dr. George Tiller in Wichita has been purchased by a group that intends to reopen it as a medical facility for women.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 19:42:17 +0000 Associated Press 6252 at http://kmuw.org Dr. George Tiller’s Former Clinic Sold