Sunday, May 31, 2009

Tiller's Family Releases Statement

Dan Monnat and Lee Thompson, Dr. George Tiller’s attorneys, issued the following statement today at the request of Mrs. Jeanne Tiller, the Tiller’s four children and ten grandchildren:

“Today we mourn the loss of our husband, father and grandfather. Today’s event is an unspeakable tragedy for all of us and for George’s friends and patients. This is particularly heart wrenching because George was shot down in his house of worship, a place of peace.

We would like to express the family’s thanks for the many messages of sympathy from our friends and from all across the nation. We also want to thank the law enforcement officers who are investigating this crime.

Our loss is also a loss for the City of Wichita and women across America. George dedicated his life to providing women with high-quality heath care despite frequent threats and violence. We ask that he be remembered as a good husband, father and grandfather and a dedicated servant on behalf of the rights of women everywhere."

Via KAKE News.

2 comments:

Aussie Therese said...

I am sorry for the families loss but to say Tiller was dedicated to womens health is a joke. Many of the babies he killed were females and didn't even have the basic right to life.

teresa said...

What goes around comes around. Violence begets violence. Hopefully Tiller the Killer repented before he met his maker.