Kansas City, MO – This weekend, a funeral was held in Wichita for Dr. George Tiller, one of the area's most controversial figures since the 1980s. Tiller was one of just a few physicians in the country who provided late abortions, until he was shot inside his church last Sunday. The day after that, some two hundred people gathered near JC Nichols Fountain on the Plaza to mourn his death. KCUR's Elana Gordon was there, and asked people how Dr. Tiller's murder might affect the tone of the abortion debate.
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