Race Suicide (Criminal Abortion).

E. Stuver, M.D.; L. W. Fee, M.D.; G. R. Gilbert, M.D.; B. F. Rellogle, M.D.; A. W. Roth, M.D.; J. J. Halley, M.D.; S. C. Halley, M.D.; J. D. Kerlin, M.D.; P. J. McHugh, M.D.; W. A. Kickland, M.D.; J. E. Dale, M.D.; E. L. Sadler, M.D.; C. M. Haviland, M.D.; S. T. Quick, M.D.; A. W. Killgore, M.D.; Geo. L. Hoel, M.D.; Rev. J. W. Skinner.; Rev. Geo. P. Avery.; Rev. I. N. Monroe.; Rev. Samuel R. Willson.; Rev. J. Thoma Crow.; Rev. L. C. Woodford.; Rev. Paul Burkhardt.
JAMA. 1906;XLVI(13):972-973. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02510400050017.
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Fort Collins, Colo., Feb. 24, 1906.

To the Editor:  —For some time there have been many criminal abortions performed in our city, and the thought occurred to me that by getting the physicians and ministers together and formulating a statement as to the gravity of this crime we might do something to check it. A meeting was called and the statement I send you was formulated and signed by the persons whose names are appended.The intention was to have a lot of these printed so that each physician could have a supply and distribute them where he thought they would do the most good. While we have not yet carried out this last part of our plan, I believe our action has had an excellent effect on physicians who had been doing or might be induced to do that kind of work.E. Stuver.

STATEMENT.  Human life is the


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