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Abortion is a safe and common medical procedure, about which thoughtful individuals hold diverging, yet equally deeply held and well-considered perspectives. Like all health care decisions, a decision to terminate a pregnancy should be made privately within the relationship of trust between patient and physician in keeping with the patient’s unique values and needs and the physician’s best professional judgment.

The Principles of Medical Ethics of the AMA permit physicians to perform abortions in keeping with good medical practice

AMA Principles of Medical Ethics: III, IV
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Council Reports