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

not the multiple forms of harassment or severe intimidation that are linked to violence. Moreover, FACE fails to adequately protect providers because it allows for injunctive relief or civil remedies only after a FACE violation has occurred. Predictably, abortion opponents soon learned the loopholes in FACE and began to exploit them. First, they concentrated their harassment on a smaller number of physicians, namely Dr. Tiller, with the aim of forcing them to stop performing abortions. Second, their tactics gradually shifted to the private sphere, involving protests at providers' private homes where FACE does not reach. Therefore, attacks against Dr. Tiller have not abated since the passage of FACE but have rather changed form and become more personal.

B. Destruction of Private Property

In 2007, Dr. Tiller's facility was attacked by vandals who cut a hole in the ceiling, inserted a garden hose, and flooded part of the facility with several inches of water. They also attempted to seal the gates of the parking lot. WHCS was forced to close for more than a month due to mold damage. The closure prevented approximately 230 women from obtaining reproductive health services at the clinic and resulted in at least $86,000 of damages, not including lost income. This was the second time that WHCS was forced to close; the first was in 1986, when a bomb exploded at the clinic and caused $100,000 in damage. Again, attacks on WHCS reflect a national trend of attacking the property of reproductive health clinics. Between the years 1977-2007, there were over 41 bombings, 175 arsons, 94 attempted bombings and arsons, and 623 bomb threats directed at abortion providers, resulting in $8.5m in damages.

C. Attacks against Private Life, Family, and Reputation

Now that a federal law prohibits clinic blockades, anti-abortion extremists have shifted tactics and begun to wage smear campaigns -- some of which advocate v
'/>"/>

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:7/31/2014)... AK (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ... announced the hiring of new dentist Dr. Jonathan Oudin, ... Oudin had previously practiced in Barrow, Alaska, for three ... Center for Dentistry hired Dr. Oudin to help take ... Center for Dentistry to continue growing and serving the ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- With the World ... West African Ebola outbreak has risen to 729, ... Thursday issued a travel warning for,the region. The ... to the affected countries -- Guinea, Liberia and Sierra ... that Ebola is worsening in West Africa," CDC Director ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... of invasive lionfish causing fish poisoning may be unfounded. ... derbies and targeted fisheries may remain the best way ... to know for sure whether a lionfish is toxic: ... lionfish were first reported off the coast of Florida ... number ever since. They,re now found in marine habitats ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Insight Accelerator Labs member PhysIQ (formerly ... of investment for $4.6 million to fund the continued ... signs. The company joined Insight Accelerator Labs in ... the help of Insight development teams. , ... the Accelerator,” says Steve McPhilliamy, Executive Director of Insight ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... July 31, 2014 Women in the ... charge of their financial future. The Independent Woman ... opened registration for 6 upcoming Los Angeles area events. ... women, and with input from Kim Kiyosaki, a successful ... Rising Time) who is passionate about women’s financial education. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Dr. Jonathan Oudin to Join Alaska Center for Dentistry at Wasilla Location 2Health News:CDC Issues Travel Warning as West Africa Ebola Outbreak Worsens 2Health News:Invasive lionfish likely safe to eat after all 2Health News:Invasive lionfish likely safe to eat after all 3Health News:Insight Accelerator Labs Advances Member Toward Commercialization 2Health News:Insight Accelerator Labs Advances Member Toward Commercialization 3Health News:The Independent Woman to Offer Financial Workshops in the Los Angeles Area - Developed by Women for Women 2
... Leiner Health Products Inc.,("Leiner" or "the Company") ... auction, which resulted in the Company entering into ... of substantially all of,its assets to NBTY, Inc. ... plus,the assumption of certain liabilities and purchase price ...
... has the power,"to transform data into information, ... Carly Fiorina once explained., Her words ... IM Quality,Measures(TM), a software package that enables ... and submit quality performance,metrics. Physicians and practices ...
... may help some young people postpone the start of sexual ... found that adolescents who made pledges to remain virgins until ... over the three-year study period than other youth who were ... pledge, according to the study published online by the ...
... a Healthy Start in Life, NEW YORK, June ... outlook on being eco-friendly. But choosing the best foods,clothing ... can,be a source of anxiety for many women., ... for reporters here,titled "The Eco-Friendly Baby: Common Sense Guidelines ...
... MINNEAPOLIS, June 10 Nonin Medical, Inc. announces ... fingertip pulse,oximeter with Microsoft Corp.,s online consumer health ... first pulse oximeter and the first,Bluetooth(R) enabled device ... to HealthVault -- enabling patients to easily manage,store, ...
... In First Acquisition Since Investment from IAC/InterActive Corp, ... of Patient Engagement Capabilities, ARLINGTON, Va., June ... announced today the acquisition of consumer health,information company ... size,of HealthCentral,s email newsletter reach and offers advertisers ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Leiner Enters Into Asset Purchase Agreement With NBTY 2Health News:Leiner Enters Into Asset Purchase Agreement With NBTY 3Health News:Ingenious Med's IM Quality Measures(TM) Delivers Insight About Hospitalist Performance 2Health News:Ingenious Med's IM Quality Measures(TM) Delivers Insight About Hospitalist Performance 3Health News:Ingenious Med's IM Quality Measures(TM) Delivers Insight About Hospitalist Performance 4Health News:Study finds virginity pledges may help postpone intercourse among youth 2Health News:The Eco-friendly Mom and Baby for the 21st Century 2Health News:The Eco-friendly Mom and Baby for the 21st Century 3Health News:Nonin(R) Medical Announces Strategic Relationship With Microsoft and its Microsoft HealthVault Platform 2Health News:The HealthCentral Network Acquires MedTrackAlert, Extending its Ability to Reach Highly Engaged Online Health Consumers 2Health News:The HealthCentral Network Acquires MedTrackAlert, Extending its Ability to Reach Highly Engaged Online Health Consumers 3Health News:The HealthCentral Network Acquires MedTrackAlert, Extending its Ability to Reach Highly Engaged Online Health Consumers 4
(Date:7/31/2014)... TUCSON, Ariz. , July 31, 2014 ... the public can watch the implantation of the SynCardia ... report paper and matching video posted on the Journal ... the video and read the paper on the SynCardia ... The 16-minute video accompanies "Implantation of the SynCardia ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 TB Alliance, a not-for-profit organization with ... for tuberculosis (TB), announced the appointment of Elana ... Robertson joins the organization from Novartis Vaccines, where she ... and Eastern Europe . In her ... to ensure beneficial new TB treatments are available and ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Ill. , July 31, 2014  Today, ... announced a new extension to its PageCenterX ® ... software is designed to provide downtime reporting ... system outages. LRS is releasing the product for ... healthcare environment, EMR applications experience outages for a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:How to Implant the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Detailed in Peer Reviewed Paper and Matching Video 2How to Implant the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Detailed in Peer Reviewed Paper and Matching Video 3TB Alliance Names Elana Robertson Senior Vice President, Market Access 2TB Alliance Names Elana Robertson Senior Vice President, Market Access 3LRS Announces Downtime Reporting Solution for Healthcare 2
... Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0316090/Nutraceutical-Market.html ... 90 billion in 2013 at a CAGR of 20.24% ... ability to address several diseases. Vitamins, Minerals and Nutrients ...
... Pharmacy, the nation,s largest privately owned specialty pharmacy, announced ... based tool designed to educate and train new and ... is the immediate focus of Jennifer Hagerman, PharmD, AE-C. ... reports directly to Jeff Rowe, Senior Vice President of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Nutraceutical Market 2Reportlinker Adds Nutraceutical Market 3Reportlinker Adds Nutraceutical Market 4Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Launches Diplomat University - Hires Jennifer Hagerman, PharmD, Pharmacy Professor 2
All welded construction for strength and durability. Choice of stainless steel or chrome plated models....
Ideal for surgical procedures, these portable stands fit into tight areas for easy instrument access. Easy placement over patient....
Fixed chair back and armrests, electric lift with 8" (20.3cm) stroke, foot pedal control, choice of upholstery colors. Optional features: 15 tilt mechanism and footrest, locking rotation, sliding arm...
... HPX Streak Retinoscope comes ... and provides 40% more ... scopes and maintains a ... greatly enhances illumination and ...
Medicine Products: