Monday, September 06, 2010

Congressman King shares pro-lifers' concerns

Charlie Butts - OneNewsNow - 9/4/2010 3:30:00 AMBookmark and Share

telemed tele medicineSince Operation Rescue exposed "telemed" abortions in Iowa, a member of Congress from that state is now expressing concern.

Telemed abortions are done by computer hook-up so that a patient and a doctor, who is located miles away, can chat. The abortionist then punches a button that opens a drawer containing the abortion pills for the patient. But Troy Newman, president of Operation Rescue, points out that state law requires that a physician perform an abortion.

"We're delighted to see Congressman Steve King (R) join with Operation Rescue to declare these push-button Internet abortions to be illegal, and ask not only the Iowa Board of Medicine but [also] the attorney general to look into this matter because he says -- quote -- 'He shares our concerns,'" Newman explains. Read more

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