Navigation Links
Center for Reproductive Rights Deeply Saddened by Murder of Dr. George Tiller
Date:5/31/2009

ake adequate measures to protect Dr. Tiller, such as ordering federal marshal protection, despite a known, significant association between severe intimidation tactics and violence against abortion clinic staff and physicians. Tellingly, Dr. Tiller's would-be assassin had participated in the Summer of Mercy blockades as a member of the Army of God, an underground network that believes violence is acceptable and justifiable to end abortion. The correlation between intimidation and severe violence continues today. In 2005, clinics facing one or more forms of intimidation were three times more likely to experience violence compared with clinics that experienced no intimidation tactics. Although the incidence of severe clinic violence has decreased over the past decade, moderate-level violence -- including vandalism, home picketing, and home or clinic invasions -- is on the rise.

Severe violence has decreased in large part because providers have been forced to take extreme security measures that are expensive and burdensome to maintain. Dr. Tiller wears a bullet proof vest. He moved to a home in a gated community with a state-of-the-art security system and barrier wall in order to protect himself and his family from shootings by extremists. His clinic has spent thousands of dollars to install maximum security measures, including security barriers, bulletproof glass, metal detectors, and security cameras. Maintenance of alarm systems and security personnel amount to tens of thousands of dollars per year. Although Dr. Tiller has been placed under federal marshal protection for brief periods of time, in general he must provide and pay for his own security.

The 1994 Federal Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act aims to protect physicians providing abortions and women seeking to access clinics. It was successfully used to prosecute Dr. Tiller's attacker. However, FACE provides only narrow protection against the most severe forms of violence,
'/>"/>

SOURCE Center for Reproductive Rights
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Related medicine news :

1. Concurrent Technologies Corporation Awarded Contract to Support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with Readiness Efforts
2. The Pediatric IBD Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Presents Rock-n-Reel 2009 Honoring Alexandra Milchan-Lambert & Scott Lambert
3. Gullapalli & Associates Launches First-of-Its-Kind Patient Centered CME(TM) (PCCME(TM)) Service, Names Dora Ochsenbein Manager of Educational Planning
4. 2009 ASCO Annual Meeting and Conference News Distributed by PR Newswire Available at www.EventNewsCenter.com
5. CVS/pharmacy Introduces New Coupon Center on CVS.com
6. DFG establishes nine new collaborative research centers
7. Southwest General Health Center Selects Allscripts Web-Hosted Electronic Health Record
8. PRA International Opens Additional Drug Safety Center in Sao Paulo, Brazil
9. Compirion Healthcare Cuts Emergency Department Throughput by 50% at the Medical Center of Central Georgia
10. Alexian Brothers Medical Center Opens New Patient Tower
11. The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition Showcases Its Traveling Photo Exhibit in McKean County at Kane Area Community Center
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... Medical Solutions, one of the nation’s largest travel ... in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare and will be honored at an awards dinner ... year, the Best Places to Work in Healthcare program recognizes outstanding employers in the ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... ... The Quatela Center for Plastic Surgery is excited to bring patients the ground ... the Food and Drug Administration to eliminate submental fat, also known as the double ... among the premier cosmetic surgeons in Rochester to offer this innovative procedure.     , Developed ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... 2015 , ... The Louis W. Sullivan Institute for ... transform quality and efficiency of healthcare delivery worldwide, announced the release of a ... being publicly shared to document progress and inform policy in a report issued ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... External Counterpulsation, also known as ECP ... now selling External Counterpulsation (EECP or ECP) machines with a full clinic licence to ... in business since 2007 helping people prevent and reverse heart disease through ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... Super-Sod launched their new website this ... most notable change is the responsive web design. Website users will now have an ... submit quote requests for sod, sign-up for the monthly turf-tips email, and find a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Medical Solutions Recognized as One of 2015 Best Places to Work in Healthcare 2Health News:Medical Solutions Recognized as One of 2015 Best Places to Work in Healthcare 3Health News:Non-surgical Treatment to Get Rid of The "Double Chin," Kybella™, Now Available at the Quatela Center for Plastic Surgery 2Health News:Non-surgical Treatment to Get Rid of The "Double Chin," Kybella™, Now Available at the Quatela Center for Plastic Surgery 3Health News:WEDI's The Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation Releases Gaps in Care Survey 2Health News:Buy New External Counterpulsation (EECP or ECP) With Heart Fit Clinic 2
... a biological sciences major, earned first place at ... a poster presentation about proteins in the smooth ... muscle. The presentation was titled, "Modulation of Cardiovascular ... Metabolites." Tri-Beta is the national biological sciences honor ...
... (embargoed until June 11, 2008, 1:00 p.m. ET) Researchers ... Center have found that Smad proteins regulate microRNA (miRNA) ... to investigate abnormal miRNA processing which is a contributing ... study was published online today in Nature . ...
... Patients Model Top Designers Summer Ware on the ... Makeover Patients To Enjoy "Coming Out in Designer" Party, ... patients of New,York area doctors wearing the world,s top ... surgery fashion show and expo tomorrow,Thursday, June 12th, 2008 ...
... 2008: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients with a ... severe disease manifestations, according to new research presented today ... League Against Rheumatism in Paris, France. , According ... is shown to be associated with the relatively milder ...
... YORK, June 11 WallSt.net,s 3-Minute Press Show is ... Shows air Monday through Friday on: http://tv.wallst.net ... with,public company executives on their company and most recent ... insight into a company,s most,recent press release, and its ...
... Outreach Foundation formed to raise awareness and educate ... public on first aid for seizures, ... (AEOF), epilepsyoutreach.org, has joined forces with,Hunter Tylo of CBS, The Bold ... disorders and to educate the public on first-aid,tips for someone experiencing ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Need microRNA processing? Get Smad 2Health News:Lupus more severe in patients with Southern European ancestry 2Health News:[video] WallSt.net's '3 Minute Press Show' Features Executive Interviews and Highlights Recent Press for the Following: IUSA, IFUE, FEED, RXEI, GMPM, CRCUF, CVSC, GNMT 2Health News:[video] WallSt.net's '3 Minute Press Show' Features Executive Interviews and Highlights Recent Press for the Following: IUSA, IFUE, FEED, RXEI, GMPM, CRCUF, CVSC, GNMT 3Health News:Hunter Tylo of CBS' The Bold and The Beautiful Joins Forces With the American Epilepsy Outreach Foundation in Public Awareness Campaign 2Health News:Hunter Tylo of CBS' The Bold and The Beautiful Joins Forces With the American Epilepsy Outreach Foundation in Public Awareness Campaign 3
(Date:8/28/2015)... SEOUL, South Korea , Aug. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... Chungbuk National University and Dr. Ra from Biostar ... , Confirmed 30% increase of lifespan through multiple ... cognitive function, physical vitality, and life expectancy found ... Researchers in Korea have determined the possibility that adult ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... , Aug. 27, 2015  The Academy of ... and Drug Administration,s (FDA,s) draft guidance and proposed ... and biosimilars, to bear a nonproprietary name with ... been seeking a decision from the FDA on ... health care stakeholders urging the agency to use ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... -- According to a new market research report "Medical ... Bariatric ), Material (Nylon, Padded, Canvas), Usage Type (Disposable, Reusable), End ... the Medical Lifting Sling Market is poised to reach USD 706.0 ... CAGR of 11.4 % from 2015 to 2020. ... T ables and 65 F ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Korean Researchers Find the Possibility that Adult Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) May Extend Lifespan 2AMCP Is Disappointed in FDA's Draft Guidance and Proposed Rule Calling for Suffix on Nonproprietary Names of Biological Products 2Medical Lifting Sling Market Worth USD 706.0 Million by 2020 2Medical Lifting Sling Market Worth USD 706.0 Million by 2020 3Medical Lifting Sling Market Worth USD 706.0 Million by 2020 4
... 2011 Hurricane Irene came rushing up the East Coast as ... the United States, many states in the Northeast began to worry. ... to hurricanes. Coastal towns from New Jersey all the way up ... York City was one that took steps that had not been ...
... DIEGO, Aug. 30, 2011 ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE ... on its planned meetings with the U.S. Food and ... Exelbine (vinorelbine injectable emulsion) Type ... is to discuss the complete response letter regarding the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Hospitals Evacuated in Preparation for Hurricane Irene with Aid of Pulse Oximeter 2ADVENTRX Provides Update on All Three Pipeline Products 2ADVENTRX Provides Update on All Three Pipeline Products 3ADVENTRX Provides Update on All Three Pipeline Products 4
... A fixed pipette is ... a single volume. Fixed volume ... and advantages as other Finnpipette ... design, Super blow-out (1-40ul), Soft-touch ...
Pipetman F is a fixed-volume, air-displacement pipette. Thirteen robust models cover a large volume range from 2 L to 1000 L, with Gilsons legendary accuracy and precision....
... Finnpipette Focus from Thermo Labsystems ... ergonomics with uncompromising performance. ... offers a custom fit for ... shorter tip cones allow easier ...
... A fixed pipette is ... a single volume. Fixed volume ... and advantages as other Finnpipette ... design, Super blow-out (1-40ul), Soft-touch ...
Medicine Products: