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