Abortion doctors were called “lowlifes”, “bums”, “murderers”,

A doctor who received medical training before Roe V Wade:

“I was taught that abortion was not only illegal but immoral, and that no self-respecting doctor who considered herself part of the medical community would perform an abortion… Abortionists were “bums”,”murderers”, real “lowlifes”, and very inept physicians who could not make a living any other way. They were objects of contempt and scorn.”

Rickie Solinger Beggars and Choosers: How the Politics of Choice Shapes Adoption, Abortion, and Welfare in the United States (New York: Hill and Wang, 2001) 49

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