Forgive Those Who Trespass Against Us

STATEN ISLAND, NY –Theodore Shulman, a pro-choice activist who in 2010 threatened to kill several pro-life leaders, has been sentenced to 41 months in federal prison.

Shulman, 51, pleaded guilty in May to one count of transmitting a threat to injure another person. The targeted victims named in the case are Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, and Princeton University’s Robert George.

In January 2010, as the trial of  Scott Roeder, a man accused of killing abortionist George Tiller,  was under way, Shulman posted a comment on the Catholic news site First Things, threatening that “if Roeder is acquitted, someone will respond by killing” Father Pavone and Mr. George.

Father Pavone stated, “I have already publicly forgiven Mr. Shulman and pray for him every day. I also renew, with my friend Bill Baird, known as the Father of the Pro-Choice movement, the joint statement we made years ago rejecting hatred and violence in word and deed between those on opposite sides of the abortion issue.”

For more information, go to www.priestsforlife.org/nonviolence.

Priests for Life is the nation’s largest Catholic pro-life organization dedicated to ending abortion and euthanasia. For more information, visit www.priestsforlife.org.

4 Responses to “Forgive Those Who Trespass Against Us”

  1. Joe Vadis says:

    Maybe I’m wrong but I personally feel that saving babies from such horrible deaths at any cost needs to be the priority. Tiller brought Gods Judgment upon his own head. The actual aggressor was simply the tool of said justice. The blood of countless innocents demanded justice….not unlike the slaughter of the Holy Innocents 2000 years ago. See how Gods Justice came down upon the aggressor Herod then. Tiller was today’s Herod. Anyone have sympathy for Herod? Then don’t be hypocrites and feign sympathy for Tiller.

  2. Dallas Noriega says:

    First Things, threatening that “if Roeder is acquitted, someone will respond by killing” Father Pavone and Mr. George.

  3. Phil Jefferson says:

    First Things, threatening that “if Roeder is acquitted, someone will respond by killing” Father Pavone and Mr. George.

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    respond by killing” Father Pavone and Mr. George.

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