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Jan 07

S. Korean M.D.: ‘We sold our soul for money… Abortion was an easy way to make money.’

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“In a country where abortion is both widespread and, with few exceptions, against the law, Dr. Choi and Dr. Shim are hoping to force South Korea’s first serious public discussion of the ethics of the procedure. In November, they and dozens of other obstetricians held a news conference to ask “forgiveness” for having performed illegal abortions.

Gynob’s morality-based campaign is unusual for South Korea, where abortion carries little of the emotional or religious significance that it does in many Western countries.”

Read the whole New York Times article, “South Korea Confronts Open Secret of Abortion”

Tags: South Korea

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