Willie Parker

Abortion provider and reproductive justice advocate

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An abortion provider and reproductive justice advocate, Willie Parker is board chair of Physicians for Reproductive Health. He is the author of Life's Work: A Moral Argument for Choice.

Parker, a physician, formerly worked at Jackson Women's Health Organization, Mississippi's sole abortion clinic.

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