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  • Minnesota abortion provider helps meet need in South Dakota (WaPo Puff Piece)

    02/28/2010 12:19:49 PM PST · by wagglebee · 13 replies · 520+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 2/26/10 | Peter Slevin
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Carol Ball's day begins in the dark, in another state. By the time she arrives at work, crosses a snowy parking lot and enters the austere one-story Planned Parenthood clinic here, she has flown 200 miles to do something no South Dakota doctor will do. Ball performs elective abortions. She is one of four doctors who travel anonymously, for security reasons, to the lone clinic in a state that has seen some of the nation's fiercest battles over reproductive rights. The work is framed by worry and frustration -- and the knowledge that the politics remain...