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  •  The dicision by HHS is misguided. (1+ / 0-)
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    annieli

    The real issue is about off label prescribed use of RU-486 commonly used by doctors in the US.  

    As the article makes clear, the parent of this unfortunate child is not anti-abortion, and has in fact taken numerous steps to avoid being identified with that movement.  This is about prescribing the drugs in a manner not approved by the FDA.

    In France, where there is much less latitude for doctors to use alternative prescriptions of this drug, the death rate is tremendously lower.

    The article is an eye opener

    ... the watchword of true patriotism: "Our country - when right to be kept right; when wrong to be put right." - Carl Schurz; Oct. 17, 1899

    by NevDem on Wed Dec 07, 2011 at 12:24:58 PM PST

    •  Exactly, the rest is pie-fighting over power. (0+ / 0-)

      Präsidentenelf-maßschach; Warning-Some Snark Above"Nous sommes un groupuscule" (-9.50; -7.03) "Sciant terra viam monstrare."

      by annieli on Wed Dec 07, 2011 at 12:28:15 PM PST

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