Press Release

Gillibrand Statement on the Death of Dr. George Tiller

Jun 1, 2009

Washington, D.C. – In response to the murder of Dr. George Tiller, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand issued the following statement:
“I am outraged and saddened that in this day and age, a doctor is murdered simply for working on behalf of his patients. While the issue of reproductive rights provokes emotions on both sides, threats of violence and harassment are morally reprehensible and should not be tolerated. Dr. Tiller’s death is a tremendous loss for all those who care about the health and well being of women and families. My thoughts and prayers are with Dr. Tiller’s family.”
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