In 1944 most illegal abortionists were doctors

Pro-Choice activists claim abortion was legalized to protect women, who they say were dying by the thousands due to back alley abortions. In reality, the vast majority of illegal abortions were done by doctors.  The following quote. made at a medical conference in 1944, attests to this:

“Although the performing of abortions has been forbidden to physicians since the time of Hippocrates, nevertheless the abortionist is drawn principally from the ranks of this profession.”

Dr. Harold C. Taylor at an abortion conference

Proceedings of a Conference of the National Committee on Maternal Health, The Abortion Problem (Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, 1944) viii

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Sarah Terzo is a pro-life writer and blogger. She is on the board of The Consistent Life Network and PLAGAL +

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