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Head of abortion chain laments that doctors don’t want to perform abortions

Ann Furedi, head of the largest chain of abortion clinics in England, talks about how few doctors want to start performing abortions: “There is a real crisis looming. Unless we can address the problem and motivate doctors to train in abortion, … Continue reading

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British abortionist complains about how few of her colleagues will do abortions

British abortionist Dr Kate Paterson expresses frustration at the shortage of abortion doctors in England: “There are an awful lot of doctors already working helping women to get pregnant in the NHS and in the private IVF sector. There are a hell of … Continue reading

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Head of chain of abortion clinics tries to explain “increasing difficulty in recruitment” of abortionists

Tony Kerridge  spokesman for Marie Stopes, Britain’s biggest private provider of abortions, is trying to explain why there are so few doctors becoming abortionists: “It’s not glamorous work for doctors which may partly explain the increasing difficulty in recruitment over … Continue reading

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It’s harder to get an abortion, says pro-choicer

Pro-abortion activist Jay Michaelson: “It hasn’t been this hard to get an abortion in 40 years.” Jay Michaelson “Ten Reasons Women Are Losing While Gays Keep Winning” The Daily Beat July 6, 2014 Share on Facebook

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Family Planning director’s “greatest fear”

“… one of the greatest fears I have is that we will not have doctors to provide care; will not have places and that this procedure will become more and more isolated from women’s health.” Peggy Romberg, director of Texas … Continue reading

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Clinic admin: if our doctors left, we couldn’t find more

“Finding doctors is a problem for a lot of clinics now nationwide… If [our doctors] left, we would be hard-pressed to find more.” Victoria Hellmann, administrator of Routh Street Women’s Clinic in Dallas, Texas Fort Worth Star-Telegram, January 21, 1990 … Continue reading

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Former director of the National Abortion Federation on shortage of abortionists

There has long been a shortage of abortion providers. Consider this quote from 1991: “There is nothing more critical [than the shortage of abortionists]. If you don’t have people to provide the service, then political and legal victories become moot.” Barbara … Continue reading

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Medical students may not even discuss abortions

Stacey Blyth, a medical student at the State University of New York at Buffalo and a member of Medical Students for Choice: “The medical community seems to have collectively chosen to ignore the medical imperative of safe, legal access to abortion. … Continue reading

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Abortionist sees a “turnoff” of new abortion doctors

“We’ve seen a turnoff of physicians coming into this field.” Ed Boaz, abortionist ABC World News Tonight, January 16, 1998 Mark Crutcher “Access: the Key to Pro-Life Victory” Life Dynamics Incorporated, Few doctors, it seems, want to be abortion providers. … Continue reading

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National Abortion Federation: it is “harder and harder” to find doctors to perform abortions

“Back in the 80s, [we] started getting calls from all over the country where clinics were saying, “Help, my doctor hasn’t had a vacation in 3 years. He really wants to go somewhere but we can’t get a replacement for … Continue reading

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