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WHAT: PPMW Speaker Series: A Conversation with Dr. Willie Parker; Book Signing for his acclaimed book, “Life’s Work: A Moral Argument for Choice.” As a practicing OBGYN for the past 20 years, Dr. Parker has been a supporter of reproductive rights. A former Medical Director for PPMW, Dr. Parker has worked for abortion clinics in eight states and shares his thoughts in his acclaimed book, “Life’s Work: A Moral Argument for Choice.” Join Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. for this event where Dr. Parker will share his experiences from the last two decades, with a book signing to follow. A limited number of books will be available for purchase at the event. Admission is free, but tickets are required for admission.

To purchase tickets, visit: http://www.ppaction.org/site/Calendar?id=132433&view=Detail

WHEN: 7-9 p.m., Thursday, March 15, 2018

WHERE: City Tavern Club, 3206 M Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.

WHO: Dr. Willie Parker is a Southern Christian abortion provider. He describes himself as a feminist who is driven by his Christian faith to provide abortions in the South, where women seeking to terminate a pregnancy have few options. “I believe that as an abortion provider, I am doing God’s work,” he writes in his book “Life’s Work: A Moral Argument for Choice.” “I am protecting women’s rights, their human right to decide their futures for themselves and to live their lives as they see fit.”

SPECIAL NOTICE: Members of the media who wish to attend are advised to call or email in advance to communicate their intentions to attend. All members of the media who attend will be required to present appropriate credentials, including a picture ID. PPMW reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone. Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington DC has been providing high-quality, affordable health care to women, men and teens in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area for nearly 80 years. Our experienced and caring medical staff gives each client honest information and personal attention. PPMW believes: 1) That every child deserves to come into the world wanted and loved; 2) That responsible choices about sexual behavior and childbearing should be based on information and understanding rather than ignorance and fear; 3) That all of us have the right to voluntary family planning services; 4) That informed, voluntary choices about childbearing contribute to the independence, health and economic strength of individuals and society.