Reactions to the closing of George Tiller’s clinic

Earlier today, the family of slain abortion doctor George Tiller announced that they would be not be reopening the Wichita clinic. Several organizations have sent out reactions.

Troy Newman, president of anti-abortion group Operation Rescue, celebrated the closing and announced that Operation Rescue would continue its work. Here are excerpts from his statements:

“We are thankful that Tiller’s clinic will not reopen and thankful that Wichita is now abortion-free. It is our sincere prayer that threats to open another third-trimester abortion clinic in Kansas will not come to fruition so that the healing process for this state and community can begin,” said Operation Rescue President Troy Newman.

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