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Tiller’s Death and the Internet and Right Wing Extremists

Before Tiller was shot dead in his ELCA church, the last time an abortionist was shot was more than 10 years ago.  [Source] Since Roe vs Wade was passed 8 total (including Tiller) have been killed and 17 ‘targetted’ (whatever that means).  [Source].

It is not hard to find insinuations and outright accusations that these killings represent a ‘fascist’ right wing extremist movement.  Today, the self-described last in the world late-term abortionist, Dr. Warren Hern, said:  “The anti-abortion movement message is, ‘Do what we tell you to do or we will kill you,’ and they … continue reading...

Christians Don’t Know How to Fight

Over the last couple of weeks there have been a collection of issues causing dissension in the Church which I have followed a bit. One was the firing of Todd Wilken from Issues, Etc., and the other big one was the ELCA’s release that they had sorta but not quite decided that homosexuality was not Scriptural but they’re going to keep looking into it. Couple of others, too, but those were the big ones.

To me the problem here goes beyond the actual circumstances of these examples and more to the point that they are good examples of how the … continue reading...