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You get no thanks for performing abortions

Kate Guthrie, a spokesperson on family planning for the RCOG (Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynecology) talks about the stigma abortionists face: “You get no thanks for performing abortions; you get spat on. Who admits to friends at a dinner party … Continue reading

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Fewer doctors are doing “difficult and upsetting” abortions

Richard Warren, honorary secretary of the RCOG (Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynecology) talks about the shortage of abortion doctors in Great Britain: “In the past, abortion was an accepted part of the workload. People did not like it but they … Continue reading

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Abortion crisis: doctors refuse to do abortions in England

An article in the British publication The Independent describes how more and more doctors in England are refusing to perform abortions: “Britain is facing an abortion crisis because an unprecedented number of doctors are refusing to be involved in carrying … Continue reading

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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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