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7:00 PM ET, May 31, 2009

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Stan Finger / Wichita Eagle:
George Tiller shot to death at Wichita church  —  WICHITA - George Tiller, the Wichita doctor who became a national lightning rod in the debate over abortion, was shot to death this morning as he walked into church services.  —  Tiller was shot just after 10 a.m. at Reformation Lutheran Church …
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New York Times:
Abortion Doctor Shot to Death in Church  —  George Tiller, a Wichita doctor who was one of the few doctors in the nation to perform late-term abortions, was shot to death on Sunday as he attended church, city officials in Wichita said.  —  Dr. Tiller, who had performed abortions since the 1970s …
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Dish:
O'Reilly's Target Shot Dead In Church  —  The abortionist, George Tiller, was shot to death ... in a Wichita church this morning.  It was the culmination of a campaign of domestic terrorism against him:  —  Protesters blockaded Tiller's clinic during Operation Rescue's “Summer of Mercy” …
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Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
A Kind of Terrorism that Works  —  Bad news: … Random murder of civilians in order to coerce political concessions doesn't have a great track-record.  But direct action terrorist violence against abortion providers has, I think, proven to be a fairly successful tactic.
Donald Douglas / American Power:
Andrew Sullivan: “Christianists” Killed George Tiller - UPDATED!!  —  George Tiller, the Wichita, Kansas, abortion doctor, was shot dead today while on his way to attend church services.  —  The controversy over Tiller's late-term abortion activities drew heavy fire from conservatives.
KBSL-TV:
Tiller Shooting Suspect in Custody  —  Latest Update:  —  Eyewitness News has confirmed the suspect in the shooting of Dr. George Tiller is in custody in the Kansas City area.  Wichita police say the man was arrested near Gardner, KS at around 2:00 Sunday afternoon.
Wichita Eagle:
Suspect in slaying of abortion provider George Tiller being returned to Wichita  —  WICHITA, Kansas - A suspect in this morning's fatal shooting of abortion doctor George Tiller is in custody and on his way back to Wichita, Wichita Deputy Police Chief Tom Stolz said at a news conference late this afternoon.
Melinda Henneberger / Politics Daily:
George Tiller's Murder: Pro-Crazy is Not Pro-Life  —  Do I even need to say that murder is pro-crazy, not pro-life?  Apparently, yes: George Tiller, the nationally known Kansas abortion doctor whose support of Kathleen Sebelius nearly scotched her appointment to Obama's cabinet …
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Fox News:
Arrest Made in Shooting Death of Abortion Doctor at Church, Source Says  —  WICHITA, Kan. — A Wichita city official says a suspect is in custody in the shooting death of late-term abortion provider George Tiller.  —  The city official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly about the case.
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Kansas City Star:   Suspect arrested in connection with slaying of abortion provider George Tiller
Shannyn Moore / The Huffington Post:
Christian Fundamentalist Terrorism.
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Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
SOMETIMES, A DATE IS JUST A DATE.... Ordinarily, this is the kind of human-interest story that I wouldn't even read.  Apparently, though, it's angered quite a few Republicans, so I guess we might as well take a look at. … Good for them; I'm sure it's nice for the Obamas to get out once in a while.
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Marla Singer / Zero Hedge:
I Am Marla's Observations On Artificial Selection In Chrysler Dealerships  —  Ok.  You f**k me, then snub me.  You love me, you hate me.  You show me a sensitive side, then you turn into a total a**hole.  Is this a pretty accurate description of our relationship, Barack?
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Glenn Greenwald / Salon:
Jeffrey Rosen vows never to “blog” again  —  (updated below - Update II)  —  NPR has a thorough examination today of the controversy surrounding Jeffrey Rosen's New Republic anonymity-driven smear attack on Sonia Sotomayor's intellect and character.  The audio news report …
Israel Today:
‘Obama committed to ejecting Jews from Judea-Samaria,’ says Abbas  —  Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday told reporters in Cairo that he is convinced that US President Barack Obama is firmly committed to finally ejecting the Jews from Judea and Samaria.
Richard A. Clarke / Washington Post:
The Trauma of 9/11 Is No Excuse  —  Top officials from the Bush administration have hit upon a revealing new theme as they retrospectively justify their national security policies.  Call it the White House 9/11 trauma defense.  —  “Unless you were there, in a position of responsibility after September 11 …
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Alec MacGillis / Washington Post:
A Red State Booster Shot  —  Those in the red states still smarting over Barack Obama's election victory can perhaps take solace in this: The Democrats' No. 1 domestic policy initiative, universal health care, is likely to help red America at the expense of blue.
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Adam Liptak / New York Times:
The Waves Minority Judges Always Make  —  WASHINGTON — Justice Thurgood Marshall, the first black member of the Supreme Court, ended his 24 years there bitter and frustrated.  He had been unable, he said, to persuade his colleagues in many cases concerning racial equality, the cause to which he had devoted his life.
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