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  Remembering an American hero: George Tiller

We continue to mourn the loss of our friend and colleague, Dr. George Tiller. Dr. Tiller was a dedicated physician who provided quality abortion care to women, at great personal sacrifice and risk. He is truly a hero to his fellow abortion providers and his patients. Dr. Tiller’s office is filled with letters from women, thanking him for the excellent, compassionate care he provided. Many of these women say Dr. Tiller saved their lives.

Since his tragic death, we have received messages from some of his patients and from people around the world who are saddened and outraged. We feel it is important to share these words and tributes to our beloved colleague and friend. For the first time, we will enable comments on our blog so that all of you can share your condolences or offer memories of Dr. Tiller. We invite you to join us in honoring a true American hero, Dr. George Tiller.

Post your comments, condolences, and personal memories of Dr. Tiller

Monday, September 18, 2006

Québec Decides Not to Appeal Abortion Ruling

The Government of Québec has decided not to appeal the August ruling of the Québec Superior Court ordering the Government of Québec to pay more than $13 million to women in Québec who had paid to obtain abortion care since May 2, 1999. The Court concluded that the Government of Québec violated its own legislation by only partially paying for abortions when obtained in certain women’s or private clinics, a service covered under Quebec’s Health Insurance Act.

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