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Death by Illegal Abortion, a Texas First But Not Last
A Texas First But Not Last The picture is a photograph I took at La Piedad Cemetery in McAllen, Texas of the grave of Rosaura (Rosie) Jimenez,
Beket 08/03/2014 34 48 2 -
Requiem for Abortion Rights in America? - My new book
REQUIEM FOR ABORTION RIGHTS IN AMERICA? (linked) Dear Lord, please fly me to the moon in Your oxcart. THE SILENT SCAM: As Republican politicians and so-called “pro-lifers” speciously proclaim ...
Beket 07/13/2014 12 10 - -
The Deadly Insanity of Abortion Politics in Rick Perry's Texas
As some of you Kossacks know I am a physician who has provided legal safe abortions in Texas for 31 years and published a number of pro-choice diaries on Daily Kos. And you have probably heard about ...
Beket 07/21/2013 54 119 6 -
Looming Question: Is Rick Perry's Hand in the Cookie Jar?
Regarding the raging Republican War on Women in Texas, it appears to be even worse than I thought! If you have been following the raging saga of the extraordinary and vehement efforts of Gov. Rick ...
Beket 07/07/2013 8 22 1 -
Abortion Rights, a Wake Up Call and a Plea for Sanity
I am a longtime pro-choice physician and abortion provider who, as a psychiatrist before training in obstetrics and gynecology, strongly supported the legalization of abortion long before I even ...
Beket 01/19/2013 19 21 - -
Let's Get Real-The Basics: Extreme Religion Stops a Thinking Brain and Kills Women and Teenage Girls
When fascism comes to America it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross - Sinclair Lewis Abortion care providers in my state of Texas and nationwide have been under siege for over thirty ...
Beket 10/07/2012 246 304 8 1385
Rick Perry-Style False Witness, Ignorance, and Bigotry Escalate the Texas War on Women's Rights
Abortion care providers in my state of Texas have been under siege for over thirty years by heavily propagandized fundamentalist Christian bullies, domestic terrorists, who know and understand ...
Beket 01/15/2012 10 22 1 170
"Operation Rescue" Uncovered - a Study of False Witness
Didn't "Thou shalt not commit false witness" used to be one of the BIG 10? Have you heard of the recent "massive and intensive ...
Beket 05/30/2011 21 50 2 300
Extreme Religion Stops a Thinking Brain - and Kills Women and Teenage Girls
I am a proud, even defiant, abortion provider. And, believe me, defiance is an asset in the sociopolitical climate in which I practice abortion care. First, let me assure you that it is not that I ...
Beket 05/09/2011 263 276 33 1426
An Abortion Doctor Answers a "Pro-Life" Extremist, Fr. Frank Pavone
I am an abortion provider (MD). Fr. Frank Pavone is the founder and CEO, or whatever he is officially called, of one of the most radical, uncompromising antiabortion organizations on earth, "Priests ...
Beket 05/17/2009 33 25 3 56
An Abortion Doctor Answers a "Pro-Life" Extremist, Fr. Frank Pavone
Interspersed within Fr. Frank Pavone's article (in block quotes) condemning the election of Barack Obama below are a few of my ...
Beket 12/28/2008 82 38 9 228
Abortion Rights and the Election; Dialogue With an Antiabortion "Hero"
As a physician who provides abortion care I have engaged in on-again-off-again email correspondence with a number of high-profile anti-abortion figures over the years. One of these ...
Beket 11/08/2008 47 9 - 2
Abortion Rights 101 for Politicians by an Abortion Doctor
A colleague of mine once said, "Everyone in America over the age of eleven has a great deal of information about abortion, and almost all of it is wrong." As an abortion provider (MD) I performed ...
Beket 09/02/2008 68 115 22 47
I don't "BELIEVE" in evolution or that abortion rights are right and neither should anyone.
An amazing amount of simple factual truth has not dawned upon many of us or is generally actively denied since we all have a strong tendency to believe only what we want to ...
Beket 08/18/2008 152 23 2 19
Nursery Rhymes, Global Climate Change, Kübler-Ross, Sticks and Stones, and Health Care
There was an excellent editorial comment in the New York Times yesterday on the nature and the breathtaking scope of our ...
Beket 11/26/2007 16 14 1 1
Abortion care safe legal, and rare? No! Throw the damned dice! Lead!
“Safe, legal, and rare!” Rare??? NO!!! Sign me up for ENOUGH for ALL WOMEN EVERYWHERE RIGHT NOW. The controversy over how to address the issue of ...
Beket 08/13/2007 283 36 4 23
Exorcize this! (I'm just a demon walking the earth.)
From a Christian "pro-life" site: "When dealing with the likes of Beket, you really aren't even speaking with people. These guys have been completely taken over by demons. Not influenced (like many ...
Beket 07/29/2007 41 40 12 159
Is Abortion Dangerous? Just Buckle Your Seatbelts.
As of January 1, 2004, abortion care providers in Texas have been subjected to one of those ever more commonplace TRAP (Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers) law packages being crafted by state ...
Beket 07/18/2007 32 41 7 189
The Ecclesiastical Sopranos, Abortion Rights, Honesty, & Reason. An Open Letter to Catholic Clergy.
This letter grew out of my frustration, generally, as a supporter and provider of legal, professional abortion care, in countering the massive body of fraudulent claims about abortion care in wide ...
Beket 07/08/2007 27 16 2 12
Safe, Legal, and Rare – or Goldilocks, the Three Bears, and Abortion Rights
"Abortion should be safe, legal, and rare." When I hear that currently popular attempt to come up with a politically correct electioneering slogan, with the emphasis on "rare" as it invariably is, ...
Beket 07/02/2007 46 15 2 10
Utopian might mean unlikely, but it also connotes GOOD. Give it your best shot - why not?
In Political struggle intensifies in U.S. over campaign to reduce unintended pregnancies Janice Crouse of Concerned Women for America, a ...
Beket 06/09/2007 21 10 2 14
The Inquisition lives. Just ask a woman with an unwanted pregnancy.
In a recent exchange of comments on a dKos diary concerning abortion rights , a participant claimed that he was “pro-life” while at the same time seeming to deny it. (Note:
Beket 06/03/2007 81 34 5 76
Abortion Rights 101:Abortion rights good; restrictions bad ! Get over the nonsense to the contrary !
As an abortion provider (MD) I performed an early first trimester abortion on a college senior some years ago. Prior to meeting me she had told a clinic counselor that she was the president of her ...
Beket 05/14/2007 293 68 17 100
Same Shit, Different Acronyms
Beket 05/15/2006 35 16 6 165
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