The recent arrest of a Philadelphia doctor and his associates has made national headlines and led some women to ask how they can be sure they are choosing a quality abortion provider.Gosnell wasn't a NAF member but the grand jury report reveals that he did work 1 day a week at a NAF member clinic. Saporta never mentions this or that the NAF reviewer never went to authorities with the dreadful conditions in Gosnell's clinic despite saying it was the worst clinic she'd ever seen.
Although stories like this get a lot of media coverage, it’s important that you understand that this particular facility in Philadelphia is an outlier and not typical of the high-quality abortion care provided by NAF members.
The doctor in question, Dr. Kermit Gosnell, was NOT a NAF member. As the Grand Jury Report in this case notes, Gosnell applied for NAF membership in late 2009, but his application was rejected because his facility did not meet NAF’s standards for quality care.
Monday, January 24, 2011
National Abortion Federation attempts to defends itself regarding abortionist Kermit Gosnell
Here's a statement which the National Abortion Federation sent to its members discussing the case of abortionist Kermit Gosnell and attempting to defend themselves. President Vicki Saporta writes,