Racism, anti-Semitism and the Murder of Dr. Tiller

by Leonard Zeskind

Huffington Post – Politics

Scott Roeder, who is being held in a Wichita jail as a person of interest in the murder of Dr. George Tiller, is widely known for his anti-abortion zealotry. Less understood is his connection to the so-called Christian common law courts and the militia movement. In the mid-1990s, Roeder associated regularly with both Kansas militiamen and he declared him self a “sovereign” citizen, immune from the responsibilities of paying taxes or driving with a registered license plate.

The notion of “organic sovereigns” was first promoted by the Posse Comitatus…

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