[NOTE: Given that the core anti-abortion belief that abortion is murder, there are many of the movement’s zealots who are eager to see doctors and other medical personnel involved on trial, in prison, and/or on death row. AG Rokita is hard-charging to stage the first big show trial, or get as near to one as he can. Even if his effort fails, what is euphemistically called its “chilling effect” (plain talk: intimidation) will be real. I expect other such show trials to follow.]
BY TOM DAVIES AND ARLEIGH RODGERS
November 30, 2022 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s Republican attorney general on Wednesday asked the state medical licensing board to discipline an Indianapolis doctor who has spoken publicly about providing an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim who traveled from Ohio after its more-restrictive abortion law took effect. Continue reading Indiana AG Targets Doctor who helped 10 year-old rape victim→
The Living Remnant & Other Quaker Tales. By “KKK,” (Edith Florence O’Brien.) Published by Headley Brothers in UK, 1900.
A Friend came across this book and passed along a link. It’s a series of four related stories about a tightly-knit (i. e., very insular) British Quaker meeting community, in about 1875. The “tales” portray, in sequence: an old-fashioned courtship; the subsequent wedding; the final dissolution of a stubbornly backward-looking Quaker faction, fixated on a version of the faith that time has quietly but remorselessly passed by; and then closes with the prospect of possible renewal as well as change.