Monday, June 11, 2007

Whatever is praiseworthy: Joy Davis

On this date in 1991, Joy Davis, a nurse at Tommy Tucker's Alabama abortion faclity, tried to dissuade her boss from performing an abortion on a high-risk patient named Angela Hall. When Tucker persisted and Angela suffered complications, Joy repeatedly attempted to get proper emergency care for Angela, despite Tucker's abuse.

We can't say nobody cared, because Joy did. She did everything in her power to save Angela. And when Tucker asked her to help in a cover-up, Joy refused and blew the whistle on him.

Kudos to Joy Davis.

Who, by the way, eventually left the abortion business and spoke out against abusive abortion practices.

Way to go, Joy!

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