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  •  D&Xs are only done about 1800 times annually (6+ / 0-)

    and then only when there are hoops to be jumped through and verification of the medical situation.  Years ago, a doctor here was charged with manslaughter when he performed an abortion in the second trimester.  He misjudged the maturity of the fetus (this was over 15 years ago and the pt was morbidly obese) and the pt complained to the police who arrested him for feticide.

    He reached a plea agreement where he retained his medical license but had to refrain from performing any more abortions so the clinic had to fly in docs from other states

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