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Doctors caught in the abortion wars

June 7, 2012


Salon, June 7, 2012 by Irin Carmon The antiabortion movement is increasingly targeting doctors — and a few partisan physicians are lending it a hand “Civil disobedience,” is what they called for. Two prominent doctors, Marcia Angell and Michael Greene — both professors at Harvard Medical School; Angell the former editor in chief of the […]

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 […]

Half of U.S. Counties Have No Ob-Gyn: Study

May 8, 2012


Women’s Health, May 8, 2012 by Maureen Salamon But expert notes this may not always mean there is no access to care. Nearly half of the counties in the United States lack a single obstetrician-gynecologist, a situation that may worsen as medical school graduates gravitate toward metropolitan areas, a new study indicates. More than 9.5 […]

The Daily Show: The Vulgar Games

March 25, 2012


The Daily Show, March 13, 2012 Click the link to play. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c The Vulgar Games – Republican Policy Routine Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog The Daily Show on Facebook

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 […]