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‘Underground’ abortions in Poland, will Catholic country ease pro-life laws?

September 15, 2012


Alaska Dispatch, September 15, 2012 by Vanessa Johnston When pregnant women in Poland decide to have an abortion, they take a common but highly secretive step. “I found some phone numbers in the newspaper; I called around,” explains a young blonde woman named Jola. The doctors are listed anonymously in the classifieds section offering to “induce […]

Why I perform abortions: A Christian obstetrician explains his choice

May 27, 2012

0, May 27, 2012 Willie J. Parker, an obstetrician based in Washington, D.C., didn’t always perform abortions. He’s a Christian from Birmingham, Ala., who initially refused to even consider the procedure. But about halfway into his 20-year career, he changed his mind. Now, he’s one of those rare doctors who is willing to push the […]

Kansas Bill Could Protect Doctors Who Lie to Prevent Abortions

March 24, 2012


Abortion rights advocates dispute so-called ‘wrongful birth’ provision in bill, March 24, 2012 by Scott Rothschild Topeka — Could a bill that the Kansas Legislature is considering protect a doctor who lies to a pregnant woman about the condition of her unborn child in order to prevent that woman from having an abortion? Jennifer […]