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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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Abortion services are “disappearing” says doctor

“It’s depressing how services are disappearing.” Wayne Goldner, abortionist Medical Economics, May 10, 1999 Mark Crutcher “Access: the Key to Pro-Life Victory” Life Dynamics Incorporated,   Share on Facebook

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Clinic director bemoans shortage of abortion doctors

“There is clearly, absolutely a physician shortage. The situation is worse now than it was 20 years ago.” Clare Keys, director of Allegheny Reproductive Health Ctr., Pittsburgh, PA The Associated Press, August 22, 1999 Mark Crutcher “Access: the Key to … Continue reading

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Abortion providers are “disappearing” says Planned Parenthood director

“It’s indicative of the growing problem of disappearing providers. Every one that closes doors makes abortion less accessible.” Judy Redman, director of Planned Parenthood of Louisiana The Times–Picayune, September 23, 1999 (commenting on the closing of a New Orleans abortion … Continue reading

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