KEY DOCUMENTS ON MEDICAL
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certified as accurate by eminent medical authorities, of the typical
partial-birth abortion method (in the sixth month).
term "partial-birth abortion" -- you can look it up in medical dictionary
What eminent medical experts told Congress about the pain that partial-birth
abortion causes to the baby.
1992 paper in which
Ohio abortionist Dr. Martin Haskell explained step by
step how to perform the method, and why he prefers it.
Original 1993 American Medical News interviews with Dr. James McMahon
(inventor of partial-birth abortion method) and Dr. Martin Haskell (author
of the famous 1992 instructional/promotional paper).
A revealing 1993 interview with Dr. Haskell in Cincinnati Medcine:
1995 American Medical News article containing interviews with abortionist
Warren Hern and others on medical issues surrounding partial-birth abortion:
President Clinton appeared with a group of women who, he claimed,
had needed partial-birth abortions to save their lives or prevent grave
physical health damage. Read the real reasons in this transcript of a 1996
radio debate between NRLC's Douglas Johnson and one of the women:
Read what medical authorities say about such cases
She was a "pro-choice" nurse until she witnessed a partial-birth abortion.
Read her account here.
The head of the National Coalition of Abortion Providers tells The New York
Times that the method is common and "in the vast majority of cases. . . is
performed on a healthy mother with a healthy fetus that is 20 weeks or more
1995 letter from emininent medical authority Watson Bowes, professor of
fetal and maternal medicine at the University of North Carolina, on medical
issues pertinent to partial-birth abortion:
Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop on partial-birth abortion (1996):
1997 letter signed by numerous professors of obstetrics and other medical
authorities in support of ban:
American Medical News report: head of abortion-providers association
repudiated untruths on partial-birth abortion (1997):
Letter from American Medical Association endorsing 1997 version of ban,
calling method "not medically indicated" and "not good medicine."
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