If we want more evidence-based practice, we need more practice-based evidence.*
Should partial birth abortions be permitted?
By banning partial birth abortions, the woman's right to choose this option has been taken away.
The fetus is not a living person.
The fetus has entered the world and is killed; some may call this murder.
There are other abortion options that will remain available.
This particular procedure has never been needed to protect a woman's health.
1) Farmer, A. Getting the story straight. The press and partial birth abortion. Reproduction Freedom News. 2000 Jun;9(6):1, 5.
2) Senate approved ban on 'partial-birth' abortion. The Atlanta Journal Constitution, March 14, 2003.