Political Climate Puts Tiller Trial In Spotlight As National Leaders Gather In Wichita For Prayer

Wichita, KS – Operation Rescue and the Christian Defense Coalition have invited national pro-life leaders and their supporters to come to Wichita during the criminal trial of late-term abortionist George R. Tiller to pray for justice.

Rev. Patrick J. Mahoney, Director of the Christian Defense Coalition, will help lead prayer events at the court and will hold prayer rallies each night beginning on March 16, and continuing for as long as the trial lasts. Tiller has been charged with 19 counts of illegal late-term abortions. His trial is expected to last for two weeks.

Rev. Mahoney helped organize and lead the 1991 Summer of Mercy abortion protests, and believes that this trial may be the culmination of years of hard work and sacrifice on the part of the pro-life movement.

“If convicted, it is possible that Tiller could be out of business within 30 days,” said Rev. Mahoney. “We encourage everyone who can to come to Wichita and join us in prayer that Tiller will finally be brought to justice.”

Tiller’s attorneys have already promised to appeal any conviction, but that would not prevent the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts from using the conviction to implement discipline on the numerous open complaints that are now pending against Tiller and his abortion staff.

“We believe that circumstances have been orchestrated by the Hand of God to make this trial of critical importance, especially with Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, one of Tiller’s political cronies, seeking confirmation to the Obama cabinet as Secretary of Health and Human Services,” said Troy Newman, President of Operation Rescue.

“The eyes of the nation will be focused on this, and it will give us a prime opportunity to draw attention to the plight of the pre-born and the political corruption that has enabled Tiller’s horrific late-term abortion racket to continue.”

Leaders from pro-life groups around the nation are expected to join Rev. Mahoney and Newman in Wichita during the Tiller trial.

A schedule of events and list of dignitaries who are expected to attend will be announced next week.

  • E.O. Jr.

    To Pat Mahoney,

    Pat after you are done there please come to Massachusetts for the criminal trial against exabortionist Rapin Osathanondh. His next pretrial hearing is 5/11/2009. Thank you!

  • We heard Dick Bott speak this morning regarding George Tiller and the trial prep starting March 16, 2009.
    MayGod have mercy on Tiller the Killer;

    Our prayers are and will continue that he will be brought to swift justice in this life, however, if not, there is a God in Heaven and He will exact true judgment and justice for this individual guilty of aborting and shedding the blood of these precious innocents who never had a voice to say whether they should live or die!
    We also pray for the salvation of this brutal man, that he will cry out to the very God who holds his life in His Hands. John 14:6 “Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by Me.”


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