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A Gosnell Amendment? Jennifer Rubin Plays Doctor and Legislator—and Fails

A flurry of legal activity over state level abortion restrictions occupied much of the federal court's attention last week.

Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin used the Gosnell trial to suggest several ways to further diminish access to safe, legal abortion care in the United States through what she calls a “Gosnell amendment.” She has no idea what she is talking about.

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Immigrant Women Deserve Access to Safe Abortion Care, Not a House of Horrors

Just four months after her arrival in the U.S., Karnamaya’s 4-ft-11, 110 pound body lay dead at the clinic of Dr. Kermit Gosnell (above) in an impoverished Philadelphia neighborhood.

As immigrant women continue to seek better lives in the United States—51 percent of new immigrants are women—we cannot neglect the impact health-care policies and anti-choice legislation have on their lives.

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While We’re Debating the Gosnell Case, Anti-Choicers Are Getting to Work

We're ignoring a growing movement by anti-choice forces to twist a case of plain and simple negligence into a call for rolling back abortion rights altogether.

Abortion providers and the women they serve are already feeling the sting of anti-choice legislators all too eager to use the Gosnell case as a flimsy excuse for rolling back reproductive rights and access.

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Rep. Blackburn Attempts to Tie Gosnell’s Illegal Practice to Planned Parenthood

Never let it be said that Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn let a chance to go after Planned Parenthood get passed her.

Never let it be said that Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn let a chance to go after Planned Parenthood get past her.

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Anti-Choice Washington Post Columnist Tweets Gosnell Potshot in Response to Boston Bombings


Jennifer Rubin saw fit to take a snide dig at a Post colleague on Twitter over coverage of Kermit Gosnell.

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The Media and the Gosnell Case: A Case of Insecurity and a Misinformation Campaign

As one of the many journalists who has been covering the Gosnell story since it broke in early 2011, all I can say is: We tried to get the story out there.

Gosnell is the result of politicizing women’s health care, and his case, in turn, has been used to further politicize women’s health care.

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