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MED STUDENT FAILED FOR NOT PROVIDING ABORTION OPTION An unnamed medical student in his last year at the Univ of Manitoba Medical School will be denied his degree because he received a failing grade in an OB-GYN portion for refusing to perform/refer for any abortive procedure.

Three separate appeals to the Medical School have failed to correct the matter, despite the fact that the student has high grades in every area of study and strong words of affirmation from clinical supervisors. He is supported by pro-life doctors in Manitoba, who are concerned by the university’s intolerance. Many doctors swore to protect human life “from the moment of conception” when they took the Hippocratic Oath. One doctor urged the university to give room to people of conscience. Messages of support: [email protected]. [WINNIPEG, March 18, 2004;, 18Mar04]