Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Dr. Nathanson, 84, Dies; Changed Sides on Abortion


NYTimes

Dr. Bernard N. Nathanson, a campaigner for abortion rights who, after experiencing a change of heart in the 1970s became a prominent opponent of abortion and the on-screen narrator of the anti-abortion film “The Silent Scream,” died on Monday at his home in Manhattan. ...

In a widely reported 1974 article in The New England Journal of Medicine, “Deeper into Abortion,” Dr. Nathanson described his growing moral and medical qualms about abortion. “I am deeply troubled by my own increasing certainty that I had in fact presided over 60,000 deaths.”

His unease was intensified by the images made available by the new technologies of fetoscopy and ultrasound. [...]


6 comments :

  1. Nathanson described in his first book the Gosnellesque characters legalized abortion attracted. Too bad nobody but the prolifers listened.

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  2. The guy was a meshumad. Does he still have a zechus for being anti-abortion?

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  3. http://thebrooklynink.com/2010/04/23/11041-yousef-al-khattab-man-behind-virulent-islamic-website-grew-up-jewish/

    this mamzer was educated in satmar, and converted to islam

    however, as a former satmarer, he still targets Lubavitch and YU!

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  4. Dovy, are you kidding?the guy was a meshumad.Even though it semms he did for a easyy way to do "tshuvah".

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  5. Eddie,who are you kidding?.He grew up secular and then roamed from satmar to gush katif to shas in netivot,and plenty of places in between.He hates all jews as he is a radical ,and if it was satmar behind all this.He would target zionist placs.How dare you blame satmar?(no i'm definetly not a satmar).

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