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Friday, April 07, 2006

In light of many of the states working to try to pass legislation legalizing midwifery and of the problems they are having due to the OB/GYN lobby...this quote seems oh so appropriate.

(kudos to sharitree at BBC for passing it on...)

“Benjamin Rush, physician and signer of the Declaration of Independences said: Unless we put medical freedom into the Constitution, the time will come when medicine will organize into an undercover dictatorship to restrict the art of healing to one class of men and deny equal privileges to others. The Constitution of this republic should make special privilege for medical freedom as well as religious freedom.”

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