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Contemporary Abortion Politics: Good for the Jews?

The policies promoted by anti-choice forces in Congress are not good for any woman, whether Jewish or not. What does all this have to do with the Jews?

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A Wink and a Nod: Anti-Choice Laws Invite Anti-Choice Harassment and Terrorism

In addition to imposing unnecessary and damaging limits and requirements on women’s medical care, do anti-abortion laws contribute to a social climate in which it is acceptable to terrorize me, my colleagues, and our patients?

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Taking Back the “Conscience” Debate: Reproductive Health Care Providers as Conscientious Actors

The persistent failure to recognize abortion provision as “conscientious” has resulted in laws that do not protect caregivers who are compelled by their conscience to provide abortion services. 

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Former Abortion Provider Says Climate Now More Dangerous than When He Performed Illegal Abortions

Prolife.com.

A retired doctor says the political climate is now more dangerous for those who provide abortions than it was when he openly did illegal procedures.

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“Deadly Force” Sheriff Said He Let His “Imagination Get Out of Control”

Frank W. Szabo. Jezebel.

Oh, so he just fantasizes about killing people who terminate pregnancies.  Much better.

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Candidate for Sheriff Calls Use of Deadly Force “Appropriate” to Stop an Abortion

Frank W. Szabo. Daily News Update.

Nothing like law officials who think obeying laws is for other folk.

 

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Women Deserve Factual Medical Information, About Everything Including Abortion Care

The bottom line: State policies undermine women’s health and decision-making if they do not give women a true portrayal of the medical information they need for the situation they are in.

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An Abortion Provider Speaks Out: “Being Patient-Centered is Being Pro-Choice”

I do love this work, and I learn new things every day from my residents and my patients. One of the comments a resident said to me a few years ago has especially stuck with me. She said, “being patient centered is being prochoice.” The more I thought about it since then, however, the more I think it is true.

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Passionate Engagement: Two Doctors Speak About Their Activism for the Right to Safe Abortion

I suggest that that these doctors’ statements point to a paradox of the abortion conflict in the United States; whether abortion provider or supporter, engagement with this issue introduces these clinicians to a diverse group of allies, with a shared sense of mission, that is rare elsewhere in medicine.

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Discredited Sting Operations and Sex-Selection Abortion in the United Kingdom: An Open Letter in Support of Providers

“Sting” operations carried out by anti-choice groups who want to eliminate women’s access to abortion and birth control have become an issue in the United Kingdom where misrepresentation of the issue of sex selection is being used in a new series of attacks on providers.

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