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an abortion manual

2006-03-01 17:47:52.274325+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

For the women of South Dakota: an abortion manual:

In the 1960s and early 1970s, when abortions were illegal in many places and expensive to get, an organization called Jane stepped up to the plate in the Chicago area. Jane initially hired an abortion doctor, but later they did the abortions themselves. They lost only one patient in 13,000 -- a lower death rate than that of giving live birth. The biggest obstacle they had, though, was the fact that until years into the operation, they thought of abortion as something only a doctor could do, something only the most trained specialist could perform without endangering the life of the woman.

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#Comment Re: made: 2006-03-04 20:04:42.874008+00 by: polly

you would think with as many women there are in congress & the senate, that they would be able to prevent this digression of the dark ages for women..."1960s and early 1970s, when abortions were illegal in many places"...i am pro choice but am also pro life, especially after reading the article of how to do an abortion. not good.

back street alley abortions, nasty/filthy abortion rooms in motels run by nasty/filty "people" willing to give a desperate woman an abortion who has the money to pay for it. that is what the government is going to send women to if roeVwade is overturned. on the other hand, rich lady with money & insurance can go get a D&C that will take care of that little "oops" that the good doctor won't mention.

we need a woman president. anyone out there worth voting for? i do not consider hilary a runner up.