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Oge Young

Oge Young

Dr. Oge Young is a retired obstetrician and gynecologist who practiced in Concord for 35 years. He is the past president of the New Hampshire Medical Society.

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It’s time to take action and rescue our democracy

By: - July 5, 2022

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturned Roe v. Wade. It was inevitable, but still seems unimaginable. Politics crept into the judicial branch of our democracy and took away the private relationship between a woman and her care provider in deciding about her health, […]

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A black and white photo of a pro-choice rally

Commentary: We cannot go back

By: - February 17, 2022

The House Judiciary Committee listened to public testimony on five abortion bills and a constitutional amendment last week. One bill (HB 1181) would allow any male to claim to be the biologic father of an unborn child and petition the court for an injunction prohibiting the woman from having an abortion. The claim would be […]

State flag and the State House dome

Commentary: The consequences of a ban on abortions at 24 weeks

By: - June 24, 2021

Dear Gov. Sununu: Many medical professionals (almost 200) ask that you not sign the state budget House Bill 2, which includes an amendment banning abortions at 24 weeks (Sections 37-40). This ban will not prevent any elective late abortions and will have unforeseen consequences. With no law ever criminalizing a so called “late-term abortion,” there […]