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abortionist

 [ah-bor´shun-ist]
one who performs abortions; usually refers to criminal abortions.

a·bor·tion·ist

(ă-bōr'shŭn-ist),
One who performs an abortion.

abortionist

(ə-bôr′shə-nĭst)
n.
One who performs abortions.

a·bor·tion·ist

(ă-bōr'shŭn-ist)
One who interrupts a pregnancy.

abortionist

A person who performs criminal abortions. See also ABORTION.
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More than two thirds (230) of the abortionists reported having experience with women trying to abort on their own.
This creates a problem for abortionists. If the risks are properly explained the patient concerned is unlikely to have her pregnancy terminated.
"Believe me, when a woman went to an illegal abortionist, she was so glad to find somebody.
Chapter 5, "Vacant Souls," describes how abortionists, themselves, are ravaged by doing abortions.
We will help the ones physically and emotionally injured through abortion by supplying comprehensive legal help to sue the abortionist for malpractice.
Salvi and his supporters in the pro-life movement want to stop abortion immediately, not to change the law.) During the first half of the century, police around the country often tolerated abortion and left abortionists alone.
Abortionists have not had good press, even from the defenders of abortion rights.
O'Bannon's terrific post, "Study reveals safety concerns among abortionists over chemically-induced self abortion," on page 20.
Abortionists often do not see their clients before the procedure--aborted women complain they did not even know the abortionist's name and "he wouldn't look me in the eye" (in one litigated case the only counselling was from a trainee social worker), and unlike other surgery, there is no follow-up.
And US hate-monger Horsley yesterday said Dowson was a crucial ally if 'abortionists' were to be punished in the UK.
Women had abortionists recommended to them by others who had availed of their services.
Teran screamed "foul." HB 2697 explicitly repealed the 1975 law that required abortionists doctors to use all "available means and medical skills" to save the baby who survives an abortion but it also would repeal the 2017 law which put teeth in the 1975 requirements.