- The Washington Times - Monday, September 25, 2017

Pro-lifers needled Planned Parenthood on Monday in response to the abortion giant’s use of the phrase “Do No Harm” to rally opposition against the Republican health care bill.

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Abortion opponents were quick to point out the apparent irony.

“First, do no harm” is a dictum attributed to the Greek physician Hippocrates.

Similar language appears in the Hippocratic Oath that medical students commonly take in the process of becoming doctors.

The Hippocratic Oath also contains a proscription against abortion.

“I will give no deadly medicine to any one if asked, nor suggest any such counsel; and in like manner I will not give to a woman a pessary to produce abortion,” the oath reads, according to the Encyclopædia Britannica translation.

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