Saturday, March 10, is the National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers. March 10 is the day in 1993 when David Gunn, MD, was murdered by an anti-choice extremist.
This year, PRCH has partnered with the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice to honor the ways in which religious faith has inspired many physicians, members of the clergy, and countless others to help women in need of abortion care.
Learn about PRCH board member Willie Parker, MD, MPH, MSc, who sought training in abortion care to uphold the lesson of the Good Samaritan.
Read a transcript of an interview with Reverend Howard Moody, who created the Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion, an extensive network of ministers, rabbis, and physicians that connected women with safe abortions before Roe v. Wade.
Read this note of thanks from PRCH board member Nancy Stanwood, MD, MPH, to the many people of faith who support the doctors, nurses, and others who make abortion care possible.
Read an RH Reality check essay by Darcy Baxter, MDiv, of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, calling on members of faith-based communities to express support and appreciation for abortion providers.