I believe that as long as we marginalize abortion care and it is provided solely in clinics where everybody knows your business there, then targets are made .... if we incorporate abortion care into general gynecology... we wouldn't have this problem at all, services would be invisible.
Like Canada, right? Like the Victoria General Hospital in Halifax where abortions are performed in a ward that is unmarked, where no one is allowed access without escort, where what is done is kept in the dark.
I quote Terry who works in that hospital and knows exactly where the clinic is:
It amazes me, however, how secretive the access is to these legal abortions. Here in Halifax abortions are performed on the fifth floor of the Victoria building of the QEII Health Sciences Centre. This is a locked unit, with absolutely no unescorted access. There are no signs to say what goes on behind these secured doors. Why is that? Perhaps they realize that what they are doing is wrong.
Why should a patient going in for an abortion be afforded any more privacy than one who is going in for bowel surgery? Both are very personal issues, but no one is barred from the ninth floor … only the fifth.