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A New Day for Abortion Providers?

(Ms. Magazine)

The “new day” that David Bennett dreamed of on January 22, 1973 can only happen if there is a forceful stand by this majority in support of these doctors and against both the violence and legislative persecution that has characterized abortion care in the United States.

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State-Level 2012 Retrospective: Second-Highest Number of Abortion Restrictions Ever

Reproductive health and rights were once again the subject of extensive debate in state capitols in 2012. Over the course of the year, 42 states and the District of Columbia enacted 122 provisions related to reproductive health and rights. One-third of these new provisions, 43 in 19 states, sought to restrict access to abortion services.

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Evidence-Based Advocacy: How Do Abortion Providers Experience Stigma?

Many highly trained physicians provide abortion care, so why do abortion providers continue to be stereotyped as substandard doctors?

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“It was Worth the Sacrifice:” Kenya’s Dr. John Nyamu on Why He Spent a Year in Prison

Kenya's Dr. John Nyamu is a long-time advocate for women's reproductive rights.

Ipas’s senior clinical advisor Mary Fjerstad interviews Kenya’s much-respected Dr. John Nyamu to discuss the long and difficult path he and so many other Kenyans have traveled to get where they are today on abortion.

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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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