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Scott Roeder Convicted of Murdering Dr. George Tiller, ELCA Member

1/29/2010 12:00:00 AM

     CHICAGO (ELCA) -- A Kansas jury convicted Scott Roeder of first-
degree murder Jan. 29.  Roeder gunned down Dr. George Tiller, a member of
Reformation Lutheran Church, Wichita, Kan., in the church foyer before
Sunday service May 31.  Tiller was one of few physicians in the United
States who performed late-term abortions and was often targeted by anti-
abortion protests.  Reformation is a congregation of the Evangelical
Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).


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