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Elizabeth Karlin

  • Like coronary artery surgery, an abortion is a response to things gone wrong. It is not the underlying disease. Ignoring the disease is bad medicine.

    • Elizabeth Karlin,
    • "An Abortionist's Credo," in The New York Times Magazine ()
  • There is only one reason I've ever heard for having an abortion: the desire to be a good mother.

    • Elizabeth Karlin,
    • "An Abortionist's Credo," in The New York Times Magazine ()

Elizabeth Karlin, U.S. physician

(1945)