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    The fact that abortions don’t occur in a vacuum (no pun intended, that sounds awful) is not shocking to anyone. No medical procedure does, and medical procedures require things like sterile equipment, properly trained personnel, etc. Perhaps the problem is that no one wants to think of this as a medical procedure. It is. It’s why you cannot get one at the shoe store. To deny that fact is to make ”barriers” to abortion, when they are part of all medical procedures. The real problem, based on the article and the helpful breakdown provided, is that very few doctors are getting trained in the procedure. Most providers are old and getting older, and they’re not being replaced. Why don’t we focus on the real issue: that doctors don’t want and will not perform these procedures.

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      andrea · 3 years, 3 months ago

      The fact that abortions don’t occur in a vacuum (no pun intended, that sounds awful) is not shocking to anyone. No medical procedure does, and medical procedures require things like sterile equipment, properly trained personnel, etc. Perhaps the problem is that no one wants to think of this as a medical procedure. It is. It’s why you cannot get one at the shoe store. To deny that fact is to make ”barriers” to abortion, when they are part of all medical procedures. The real problem, based on the article and the helpful breakdown provided, is that very few doctors are getting trained in the procedure. Most providers are old and getting older, and they’re not being replaced. Why don’t we focus on the real issue: that doctors don’t want and will not perform these procedures.

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