Oklahoma to publish abortion stats that could make it possible to ID individuals

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    Wow. Just wow.
     
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    This a good example of conservative hypocrisy. They want to identify women who get abortions but they'll allow concealed gun carriers to sneak around without the first shred of obligation to identify themselves.
     
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    I don't see anywhere in that article that the information would be posted on-line except in the headline. Am I missing something?
     
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    When I first read this I thought it was harassment. But the womens names are still anonymous and you would have to go to great length to figure who filled out the questionaire. A 10 page questionaire seems to be more about harassing doctors
     
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    Actually this is about insuring that these women are given full information about the proceedure they are about to undergo. And a Doctor has a hypocratic oath that says 'first do no harm'. An abotionist has already violated that oath for money.
     
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    "If the law does go forward, the state Department of Health is to have the Web site up and running by March 1, 2011. Doctors are to begin submitting completed questionnaires 30 days later."
     
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    And if the womens names and addresses aren't available on the Web site trying to figure out who they are is a guessing game.
     
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    And I bet there's some anti-abortion groups willing to do the legwork.
     
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    How many republican women do you think got abortions? Perhaps now we will find out.
     
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    I'm not sure I understand the purpose of such a law.

    Someone please enlighten me.
     

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