Texas abortionist comes out publicly after lawmakers work towards new restrictions

Dana Kusnir

Dr. Dana Kusnir is not hiding her face, in fact, she’s offering up information about an act that is usually only talked about in whispers or on the other hand loud yells from those who oppose it.

“We basically use a series of dialater rods and then we use a suction to gently remove the contents of the uterus.”

Kusnir performs abortions at the Whole Women’s Health Clinic in McAllen which is a private facility in order to make women comfortable, but the anti-abortion clinic next door and protestors make sure it is known what happens here.

That doesn’t bother the young doctor.

“This is why I went to medical school. I was a patient advocate at first in Ohio and I figured out how important it was to provide procedures.”
She sees patients in the valley from all walks of life.

“It is really a remarkable range, abortion transcends race and age.”

And as the law stands, Kusnir is already under strict guidelines and fears for her patients if they become more stringent.
“They are very brave, all of my patients.”

“In desperate times, women will do desperate things,” says Andrea Ferrigno.

Ferrigno is an administrator for the organization which opened their doors to the public this week to let people see the facility and rooms where the abortions are performed. She wants to lift the dark veil which has been cast over these clinics which could disappear if Texas legislators say so.

“That would mean that women and their families in the valley would have to travel outside of the area to seek abortion services.”

Dr. Kusnir realizes she may soon be without a job in the valley if the law passes but says her concerns are with the women who won’t have a place to turn.
“It’s always struck me as one of the most important rights that a woman can have.”

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WHO IS THIS ABORTIONIST?

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Her Facebook page says she lives in NEW YORK: But there does not appear to be a license doc by that name in the state:

According to the Texas Medical Board– she has a temporary license but her address is from California:
Mailing Address
38437 NASTURTIUM WAY
PALM DESERT , CA 92211

The California Medical Board lists a DANIEL EDUARDO KUSNIR, M.D. not sure if they are the same person !

and shows a medical license of 1200 LAKE SHORE AVE 18D
OAKLAND, CA 94606-1629

and says her primary practice is: PSYCHIATRY- PUBLIC HEALTH & GENERAL PREVENTIVE

Another website shows a Dana Kusnir in Minnesota !

What we do know is that she is a signer of the The Abortion Provider’s Declaration of Rights

Whole Women’s Health abortion clinic has been investigated by the state read here

Their owner once called abortion a “Right of Passage” read here

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