Public health experts say there is a legitimate purpose to statutory rape and incest laws. However, in the context of abortion, these laws are effectively criminalizing normal teen sex and risk compromising patient-confidentiality agreements, as well as potentially deterring patients from seeking sexual health treatment.
Blaming clinics for their own harassment, making violent insinuations, giving a convicted terrorist a leadership position, railroading good doctors out of business, and claiming that 10-year-old rape victims are better off being forced to give birth: Welcome to the anti-choice movement of 2013.
As one Kansas doctor tries to recover her medical license, she may have to end her lawsuit over court costs.
The radically anti-choice State Board of Healing Arts has stripped Dr. Ann Neuhaus’s medical license, saying her mental health exemptions for teens and pre-teens were too lenient.