City Paper is not for tourists
Today’s Washington Post article about pro-life pharmacies refusing to dispense birth control pills and condoms, and ambulance drivers refusing to take women for abortions, raises important questions, like: Are women really taking ambulances to their abortions? I’ve never heard of that before.
I called American Medical Response—-an ambulance company in Northeast—-to ask if they’d ever heard of a woman being taken by ambulance to get an abortion. A dispatcher named Kiesha sounded flabbergasted at the suggestion.
“An ambulance? To get an abortion?” she said. “No, I’ve never heard of that.”
My sample of one having said her piece, I wonder—-have you ever heard of anyone taking an ambulance to get an abortion? And if it turns out that no one takes ambulances to get abortions in the first place, does it matter if ambulance drivers are refusing to take women to their abortions?