Skip to comments.California set to enact dangerous experiment allowing non-physicians to perform abortions
Posted on 09/10/2013 2:33:07 PM PDT by topher
Sacramento, CA (OperationRescue.org) - In California, a bill known as AB154 sits on the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown awaiting his signature. This bill would dramatically expand surgical abortions in California by allowing nurse practitioners (NPs), certified nurse midwives (CNMs), and physician assistants (PAs) to conduct surgical aspiration or suction abortions of the kind generally used in the first trimester of pregnancy. Assemblywoman Toni Adkins, former administrator of the now defunct Womancare abortion clinic in San Diego, California. She is known as a radical supporter of abortion and homosexual rights.
The legislation was introduced by Assemblywomen Toni Adkins, the former administrator of a failed abortion business in San Diego. Adkins has long attempted to dangerously expand abortion services, once opening an abortion clinic in a predominately Hispanic neighborhood (using an abortionist that would later lose his medical license after killing a woman during a botched 20-week abortion) that soon closed due to financial mismanagement and lack of business. Apparently not one to learn from failure, Adkins is now expanding abortion in an ever-decreasing market, through the use of non-physicians.
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NP's (nurse practitioners) and PA's (physician assistants) do some of the work of doctors.
However, surgery is not one of them.
Allowing people who are not MD's perform surgery is a mistake.
Abortionists who are MD's often kill/maim women/girls in the process of performing abortions. Allowing the less qualified into this process is a serious lapse of judgement - in my opinion.
they arent too worried they will be killing more adult women either, apparently.
So the very people who performed abortions before RoevWade
......when all those women died
.....are going to start doing them again.
It’s just a little incremental leap.
Next step: Mom’s.
After that: The “dad”, whatever gender that might be
So... They’re legalizing “back alley abortions”? I thought Roe v. Wade was supposed to end those!
From back allies to abortion clinics to back allies. Nice going.
Will the non-MDs also give “medical” care to the
families of the POLITICIANS????
I think not.
Here's the perp.
Toni Atkins (CA State Assembly member) (change to CA State Assembly majority leader), Ferol Henkels and Julia Wilson (event co-chairs), Kathleen Buoymaster and Cindy Goodman (PoP co-presidents), Todd Gloria (SD City Council president)
It’s okay with me as long as they pass a final exam in which they perform a retroactive abortion on themselves.
Dang, eye bleach needed. 5 lez-hags and a phag.
Non-doctor-assisted abortions were the reason for so many bleed-outs and deaths in the so-called “back-alley” abortions performed in those halcyon days before Roe v. Wade became the “law of the land”. The legalization crowd was very quick to put up those graphic photographs when they were trying to ram this through the legal system.
We have come full circle, except now the non-doctor abortionists may expect exoneration if they have a “failure”.
worst case is they will just lose their licenses to do abortions, and these places will just get others to do them, until they too, have an accident.
in one way we have to count this as a huge victory for the prolife side.
the left has been almost 100% unsuccessful at getting reputable doctors to be involved in abortion. across the board, across the country. most are super old geezers who’ve been doing it forever. and are old, retired, dying. worn out. have no ideas who’ll replace them.
it’s a major, major success story they haven’t been able to convert hardly any real, reputable, skilled doctors to become abortionists. Most realize abortion is not medicine and certainly “it does harm” which is why most won’t even consider doing it.
Are these the ghouls from the Baby Killers Ball? They seem to be pleased with themselves.
Back Alley abortions are legal again in Kalipornia
The state where a High School can have pro-sex education in 1st grade and abortion clinics on High School Campuses
Abortion normally has a 50% fatality rate (a few babies survive and a few mothers die, but it’s pretty close to 50%). Why would it be more dangerous to have NPs, PAs, or random predators doing the procedure?
There are a fair number of surgical PAs. They are as good as doctors in the specialty that they select.
Historical note: In the Victorian time, Surgeons were a low class service group, derived from Barbers. Physicians were higher class, as they didn’t have to actually touch sick people. Pharmacists were also low class as they were actually in trade.
One physician thought that surgeons should also know something about disease, and physicians should also something about surgery, and he put together the ‘general practitioner’ who would be able to do both. He found a lot of people who agreed, but eventually the medical field became too diverse for anyone to be good at all of it, so specialties evolved for doctors.
The Physician Assistants were invented because some military/naval corpsmen sought to find a job in the medical field after Vietnam. They were told that, after performing major surgery on wounded soldiers in Vietnam they would have to get a 4 year bachelors degree, and then 6 years medical school, just as if they had popped out of high school. They did what so many people do, they sued the AMA and won. PA programs were the response to that suit.
PAs tend to have less wide ranging skills, but are expected and required to be quite good at the ones they do. There are psychiatric PAs, surgical PAs, gerontological PAs, and obstetrical PAs, among others. Some even do research.
Why don’t they certify barbers, as well. It worked in the Middle Ages.
well, the back alleys were good enough after all!
I guess that we are back to using coat hangers, but not in the back alley. That will save a lot of money and decrease the cost of killing babies, and result in fewer babies that the government has to care for.
Nice policy right up there with the Death Panels.
Will California also shield them from the inevitable lawsuits?
California to enact new bill allowing barbers to leech
and bleed customers also extract teeth.
It’s historic says governor.
Back-alley abortions — the very thing used as a straw man in support of Roe v Wade. Thanks topher.
And they’re not too worried about sterilizing the ones that they don’t kill when they mutilate uteruses.
Death of the “mother,” and if she lives, the prevention of the children she might have had.
It’s all part of Agenda 21.