martedì 29 ottobre 2013

Rebecca Gomperts: Abortion pills safer than penicillin

The Dutch physician Rebecca Gomperts says abortion pills are safe and recognised by the World Health Organization as life-saving medicines.
Dr Gomperts is a women's rights activist from the Netherlands. In 1999 she founded Women on Waves, allowing women living in countries with strict abortion laws to have a termination by boarding a clinic ship which would sail into neutral waters where Dutch laws would apply.
But she has encountered strong opposition from pro-life groups and governments - including facing down warships when her yacht approached Portugal.
More recently her organisation has been sending abortion pills directly to women wishing to terminate a pregnancy.

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