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Byline: Marie McCullough
PHILADELPHIA _ Is a fetus capable of feeling pain, and if so, should fetal pain be treated during an abortion?
In Wednesday's Journal of the American Medical Association, five researchers from the University of California, San Francisco review nearly 2,000 studies on the" hotly-debated question. They conclude that legislative proposals to allow fetal pain relief during abortion are not justified by scientific evidence.
But their seven-page article has a weakness: It does not mention that one author is an abortion clinic director, while the lead author _ a medical student _ once worked for NARAL Pro-Choice America.
JAMA editor-in-chief Catherine D. DeAngelis …