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WF Podcast 27 – Abortion and Community

Authored by: Richard Grossman, Jonathan Stoll, colin cole

Dr. Richard Grossman, a recently retired OBGYN and member of Durango Friends Meeting, discusses abortion and community in this episode of the Western Friend Podcast. Dr. Grossman continues to work on several population-centered projects and shares about his work, his purpose, and his article in the Sept/Oct 2023 issue of the Western Friend magazine. Click here to read the article.

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The “chapters” in this podcast:

0:00 Introduction

1:42 Dr. Grossman on his upbringing and past

5:50 On his work as an OBGYN

9:20 Quakerism as a source of protection

11:10 On working for peace

14:48 Reflections on abortion research

20:28 Three levels of prevention

21:21 Responses to possible grief and/or loss

24:32 Michelle shares her experiences

27:32 Dr. Grossman on talking about abortion

31:52 Looking at the bigger picture

34:08 Community comments

38:04 Dr. Grossman on infanticide

42:06 Thank you and Outro

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Community , Health & Family