Kansas abortionist Kristin Neuhaus, who was
accused of committing an abortion against a patient's wishes, will not be
punished for her unprofessional actions under an agreement approved by
the Kansas Board of "Healing Arts." The Board will merely require
Neuhaus to keep a more detailed consent form and comply with the law.
committing abortions in Lawrence, although she stopped committing abortions
in Wichita at the end of May. But financial problems may force Neuhaus to
close her Lawrence abortion mill, which is reportedly $40,000 in debt, due
to legal expenses and the impact of being temporarily shut down last year.
An investigation had found that Neuhaus failed to follow
various medical safety procedures, and
committed an abortion on a woman
who had withdrawn consent.
"I'm concerned that the Kansas Board of Healing Arts is not doing what its
job is supposed to be, and that is to monitor physicians and make sure they
are upholding the standard of medical care," Jeanne Gawdun of Topeka told
a reporter for the Lawrence Journal-World.
"If the Board of Healing Arts is unwilling to take action to protect the
public from the shoddy medical practices of Kristin Neuhaus, at least her
diminished practice will prevent more women from becoming her prey,"
explained Joan Hawkins, executive
director of Kansans for Life.
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relevant to Neuhaus. (Some breaking
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We also hope to provide you a perspective
on this case from some of the pro-life missionaries who have ministered to
women in the Wichita and Lawrence areas. (If you are one of these
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"Based on a reading of the record, it appears that Neuhaus has been
running an assembly-line abortion factory where all the women receive the
same amount of sedation with no accounting for unique physical or medical
histories. The record shows there was a failure to complete medical exams
and syringes were found pre-loaded. Her history is finally catching up to
her - I only wish the Board would," Hawkins concluded.
Why didn't the National Organization of Woman and other "women's rights
activists" stand up against Neuhaus for violating her patient's