Remembering Dr. Tiller – May 31, 2014

May 31, 2014 is the fifth anniversary of the assassination of Dr. George Tiller. In order to remember Dr. Tiller, we invite you to use the images below on social media to share your remembrance of this brave man and how his legacy has effected you. We will be sharing memories of Dr. Tiller and other content on the Trust Women

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South Wind Women’s Center first anniversary featured in the Wichita Eagle!

One year after opening, South Wind Clinic reports providing 1,200 abortions by Deb Gruber-Published in the Wichita Eagle on April 3, 2014. South Wind Women’s Center says it provided about 1,200 abortions in its first year. The center opened a year ago in the same building where Wichita doctor George Tiller provided abortions before Scott Roeder murdered him in church in

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Julie is featured in the March Issue of MORE Magazine!

Julie Burkhart: The Woman Who Won’t Back Down by Amanda Robb-Published in the March 2014 Issue of MORE Magazine. “When Dr. George Tiller was killed by an assassin’s bullet, women in Wichita were left without a safe place to get an abortion. One year ago this April, his friend and former employee reopened the clinic. Now she herself is under attack, though

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ThinkProgress Names Julie one of 10 Women’s Health Heroes of 2013

Ten Women’s Health Heroes Who Inspired Us In 2013 by Tara Culp-Ressler- Published on December 19,2013 at 10:00 am “In April, Julie Burkhart re-opened the clinic that used to house Dr. George Tiller’s former practice. Thanks to Burkhart, the women who live in Wichita have access to abortion services for the first time since Tiller was gunned down in 2009. It hasn’t

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“Even in one of the toughest states in the toughest areas in the country, there is a way to prevail”

Can an abortion clinic and tough new laws co-exist? The answer may come in Wichita  By Associated Press, Published: September 26 | Updated: Saturday, September 28, 9:26 AM WICHITA, Kan. — When she arrives at her job every morning, Julie Burkhart enters a bunker-like building where a pipe bomb once ripped through the walls. She passes a metal detector, an armed guard and a photo of

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Remembering Dr. Tiller – May 31, 2014
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May 31, 2014 is the fifth anniversary of the assassination of Dr. George Tiller. In order to remember Dr. Tiller, we invite you to use the images below on social media to share your remembrance of this brave man and how his legacy has effected you. We will be sharing memories of Dr. Tiller and other content on the Trust Women

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Julie is featured in the March Issue of MORE Magazine!
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Julie Burkhart: The Woman Who Won’t Back Down by Amanda Robb-Published in the March 2014 Issue of MORE Magazine. “When Dr. George Tiller was killed by an assassin’s bullet, women in Wichita were left without a safe place to get an abortion. One year ago this April, his friend and former employee reopened the clinic. Now she herself is under attack, though

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2014 Letter to the Office of the Repealer

We recently sent a letter to the Kansas Office of the Repealer.  This office was created by Governor Sam Brownback to identify laws that were unnecessary or burdensome to Kansas citizens.  We identified several laws that we believe the office should recommend be immediately repealed as they keep Kansans from accessing necessary health care.  We have included the letter below:

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ThinkProgress Names Julie one of 10 Women’s Health Heroes of 2013
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Ten Women’s Health Heroes Who Inspired Us In 2013 by Tara Culp-Ressler- Published on December 19,2013 at 10:00 am “In April, Julie Burkhart re-opened the clinic that used to house Dr. George Tiller’s former practice. Thanks to Burkhart, the women who live in Wichita have access to abortion services for the first time since Tiller was gunned down in 2009. It hasn’t

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Watch: Woman reopens abortion clinic at site of slain doctor’s center

MSNBC staff 8:28 AM on 04/05/2013 Rachel Maddow interviews Julie Burkhart who has just reopened a women’s health center in Wichita, Kan., that provides abortion services. It is in the same building where George Tiller, who was shot in 2009 by an anti-abortion extremist, practiced. “We have vast community support,” Burkhart said. “We just have these loud and noisy extremists that people

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Courage in Kansas

  April 13, 2013  By THE EDITORIAL BOARD Nearly four years after an anti-abortion extremist opened fire and killed a Wichita abortion provider, Dr. George Tiller, as he stood in the foyer of his church, a new medical clinic offering comprehensive reproductive health services — including abortions through the first trimester of pregnancy — opened on April 3. It is in

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