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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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Next Generation Access: Medical Students Fill A Void

Medical Students for Choice were and are still literally putting their futures and lives on the line by taking on the medical establishment as well as the anti-abortion zealots to bring forward new generations of abortion providers.

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A Doctor Testifies: Wisconsin SB 306 Will Endanger My Patients

Wisconsin SB 306 will greatly impede the continuity of care and put up obstacles between a woman and her primary care physician. It is an unacceptable intrusion into the doctor-patient relationship because, among other things, it requires abortion providers to give patients inaccurate post-procedure instructions.

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Pivotal Positions: Transforming Abortion Provider Stigma

Few of us would sign up for a job that would pose risks to our personal safety and our family’s safety. Yet that is exactly what many—if not most—health-care providers sign up for when they decide to deliver abortion care in the United States.

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George Tiller: Courage in the Face of Adversity

I feel so lucky to work in a clinic where we can offer women respectful and safe services regardless of income or medical acuity.

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George Tiller’s Work Must Continue

George Tiller used to say “There is no Q. U. I. T. in G. E. O. R. G. E.” The word “quit” was not in his vocabulary, and it should not be in ours.

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Terrorizing Abortion Providers: The “Other Abortion War” Quietly Continues

This war on providers has been going on so long it has become essentially “the new normal,” with significant public attention only when a provider is murdered.

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Discipline for Snoop Dog Kline. Bad Dog!

The Kansas Board of Discipline of Attorneys will hold a hearing on February 21 to deliberate on Kline’s disbarment for seeking the private medical records of 90 women who had later terminations of pregnancy.

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Abortion Providers Need Your Support

I began providing abortions in 1974. I never imagined that in the year 2011, I would see so many efforts to separate patients from doctors and deprive women of safe, legal health care.

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