Wonders of the Internet: An Online Abortion Course At UCSF

UCSF’s Online Abortion Course

The Medical School University of California, San Francisco argues that we live in a genuinely sick and debased world. Their solution is to make it sick and debased in a more efficient and effective manner. To deliver that wonderful product they have come to enlighten us through the first online course in aborting people. Abortion: Quality Care and Public Health Implications; taught by Dr. Jody Steinauer, is your way of learning how to properly snuff out that whinging, annoying human future. Exciting details follow below!

Abortion is a common experience for reproductive-aged women around the world.** In the US, half of all pregnancies are unintended and half of these end in abortion. (Finer 2013) Around the world, 43.8 million abortions were done in 2008 representing one fifth of all pregnancies. (Sedgh 2012) Abortion is safe and has lower morbidity and mortality than childbirth when carried out by trained practitioners in sanitary conditions (Raymond 2012)***, but nearly half of the abortions done in the world are unsafe, according to the WHO definition.

The propaganda is mighty with this one.

Despite its universality, abortion remains controversial and inaccessible for many women. Both the clinical and public health contexts of abortion are often excluded from curricula in medicine, nursing, and other health professions. Restrictions at the hospital or clinic level, and conscientious objection at the provider level compounded with legal restrictions further reduce women’s access to services.

Silly conscientious objectors! Can you believe this rabid pack of wing-nuts! Here are the crazy things they tell people.

…the discipline of public health, as a committee from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists observes, has traditionally focused on “reducing the frequency of unintended pregnancy” in their approach to abortion, a stance that matches American sex education’s focus on abstinence over safe sex practices in both its idealism and its implicit moralism.

Yes, the horrors of telling teenagers not to get impregnated before they pass 10th Grade. What would the lovely people at Planned Abortuary do for a living? Well The Daily Beast lauds the fact that the UCSF online course will allow people to escape the stigmas attached to abortion. This way the Internet can do for abortion what it did for child pornography and contraband marketing. Randall K. O’Bannon explains why some doctors and med school professors can’t get …read more    

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