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October 15, 2012


Ethics Complaint Filed Against DesJarlais

The Tennessee Department of Health has been asked to investigate evidence that Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN) "had a sexual relationship with a patient, an allegation that could open the congressman to disciplinary action for violating medical ethics," the Tennessean reports.

The complaint was filed "following reports that he encouraged an unnamed woman to have an abortion after she told him she was carrying his child." The woman was a patient of DesJarlais.












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