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Physician Speaks Out in Strong Opposition to the Proposed DC Abortion Ban

This bill, which would ban abortion in the District of Columbia at 20 weeks after fertilization, is clearly unconstitutional and would harm women’s health. Moreover, the bill is incredibly disrespectful of women, doctors, and the residents of the District of Columbia.

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Women Need Health Care Reform, Stat!

Too often, I find myself telling patients with easily treatable conditions that I can’t help them — they don’t have the money to get well and it rips me apart. That’s why I am an ardent advocate for health care reform.

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Politics Has No Place in Medicine

A year ago today, on April 18, 2007, the Supreme Court upheld a federal ban on a specific abortion procedure. The law deliberately omitted an exception allowing doctors to act if a woman’s health is in danger. Now, copycat legislation is being introduced in states across the country.

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