“A generous donation from a venerable benefactor also came in via U.S. mail on Monday, the day after the shooting,” writes Harris. “It was $500 — and it was sent, days before he was shot, by Dr. Tiller himself.”
The doctor’s own gift — remarkably spooky, remarkably generous — “makes clear that the Memorial Abortion Fund is a fitting tribute to this compassionate provider of critical abortion care,” said [NNAF executive director Stephanie] Poggi.
In the clip below, Tiller calmly recalls the pickets, the arrests and the 1993 attempt on his life. There’s also footage from the 1991 protests, part of the “Summer of Mercy.”