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Abortion Clinic Owner: “I Thank God for Abortion”
Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt

Posted on 11/25/2013 10:29:40 AM PST by Morgana

Diane Derzis is the owner of the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi.

Through botched abortions, dozens of pro-life laws providing women the protection for their medical health her facility ignores, and lawsuits stopping the state from having her abortion practitioners get admitting privileges at local hospitals, Derzis has kept the Jackson Women’s Health Organization going.

Derzis is certainly no stranger to legal problems. Last year she was ordered to shut down her New Woman All Women abortion clinic in Birmingham, Alabama, after inspectors found 76 pages of violations following the hospitalization of three patients in one day for abortion complications.

As she was in the process of losing her dangerous Birmingham clinic, Derzis filed suit to block the new Mississippi law. She received an injunction that extended the deadline for compliance while she sought hospital privileges for her three out-of-state abortionists. That deadline passed on January 11, 2012, without JWHO’s abortionists obtaining hospital privileges.

Eventually a judge let her keep the abortion facility going despite running afoul of the law, while her lawsuit against it continues.

Now, Derzis, in a flattering profile in a local news outlet, gives a reason why she is fighting so hard to keep Mississippi’s last abortion business going: God told her to keep killing babies in abortion.

“If they think they’re going to make me feel badly about what I do … not gonna happen,” said Derzis, a 59-year-old Virginia native who has lived in Alabama for decades.

Earlier this month, outside Derzis’ clinic in Mississippi’s capital city, police officers tried to keep a couple dozen protesters and clinic supporters apart. Derzis stood on the sidewalk as the Rev. Philip “Flip” Benham, one of her most vocal critics, asked her if she’d repent and said he would pray for her.

“I just love prayers. I’m the glad recipient of prayers,” Derzis said, looking past Benham.

Just as protesters say they are following God’s will by praying outside clinics and trying to talk women out of abortions, Derzis says she, too, is led by divine guidance to provide women a safe place to terminate pregnancies.

“I feel like God wants me to do this job,” said Derzis, who has a raspy smoker’s voice and a penchant for brightly painted fingernails and chunky jewelry.

She started working as an abortion clinic counselor shortly after the first clinic opened in Alabama in the 1970s.

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Derzis talks openly about the abortion she had when she was 20, newly married and in college.

She said didn’t want children, and knew immediately she wanted to end the pregnancy. Derzis said her mother told her she’d regret it, but she hasn’t. She said she was about 12 weeks along when she had the procedure, and the doctor was gruff and disrespectful.

“I thank God every day I had that abortion,” said Derzis, who later divorced and doesn’t have children. “It was not a great experience, but you know what? I had a safe abortion. And that’s what counts.”

Someone definitely needs a lot of prayer.


TOPICS: Health/Medicine
KEYWORDS: abortion; clinic; proaborts; prolife
“It was not a great experience, but you know what? I had a safe abortion. And that’s what counts.”

Diane you did not have a safe abortion you just dodge a bullet. Other women since Roe vs Wade have not been so lucky.

1 posted on 11/25/2013 10:29:40 AM PST by Morgana
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To: Morgana

Evil.

No other word for the abortionists.


2 posted on 11/25/2013 10:31:47 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Morgana

Her god is Satan.


3 posted on 11/25/2013 10:32:52 AM PST by OB1kNOb (If govmt is stockpiling guns, ammo, food, & meds, don't you think it's a good idea to do the same?)
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To: Morgana

If she loves abortion so much she should take one for the cause and abort herself right now..do everyone a huge favor


4 posted on 11/25/2013 10:34:35 AM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Morgana

Noting more than a serial killer. I hope she can swim in her future residence, a lake of fire.


5 posted on 11/25/2013 10:36:43 AM PST by dainbramaged (Joe McCarthy was right.)
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To: BenLurkin

Greedy is another word. Very greedy for money.


6 posted on 11/25/2013 10:37:01 AM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

Many centuries ago, there was another useful idiot who claimed God had spoken to him. His name was Mohammed. And as it turns out it was Satan that time too.


7 posted on 11/25/2013 10:40:03 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts ("It does not take a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority...")
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To: Morgana
having her abortion practitioners get admitting privileges at local hospitals

Why would someone with the openly-stated goal of snuffing out a life in grisly fashion have any interest in a hospital i.e. a place of healing?

And if the answer is 'in case the abortion-seeker has complications' isn't that the job of the abortionist and the clinic? Why do these clinics exists, with or without prayers, if not for the so-called safe abortions the Democrats are always banging on about?

The suspension of logic required to practice and promote these wanton acts is overwhelming; their belief that they should receive society's thanks is evidence of nothing less than mental illness.

8 posted on 11/25/2013 10:40:42 AM PST by relictele (Principiis obsta & Finem respice - Resist The Beginnings & Consider The End)
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Serial fetal killer praises God for the killing...


9 posted on 11/25/2013 10:42:36 AM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Morgana

37 They even sacrificed their sons and their daughters to the demons,
38 And shed innocent blood,
The blood of their sons and their daughters,
Whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan;
And the land was polluted with the blood.
39 Thus they became unclean in their [y]practices,
And played the harlot in their deeds.

40 Therefore the anger of the Lord was kindled against His people
And He abhorred His [z]inheritance.
41 Then He gave them into the hand of the [aa]nations,
And those who hated them ruled over them.
42 Their enemies also oppressed them,
And they were subdued under their [ab]power.
43 Many times He would deliver them;
They, however, were rebellious in their counsel,
And so sank down in their iniquity.

- Psalm 106:37-43


10 posted on 11/25/2013 10:43:01 AM PST by Sopater (Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? - Matthew 20:15a)
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To: Morgana
Derzis, who later divorced and doesn’t have children

Hmmmmm. God might be paying attention. But not to HER prayers.

11 posted on 11/25/2013 10:46:10 AM PST by wbill
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To: Morgana
And they will do this because they have not known the Father or me. ... John 16: 3


12 posted on 11/25/2013 10:50:57 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: relictele
My (limited) understanding of the flap in Texas (also in NC, if memory serves) is that laws were passed to hold abortion clinics to the same standards as other outpatient surgery clinics. The abortion clinics closed, mostly, because they couldn't meet the standards.

Setting aside the entire morality of abortion, and all arguments surrounding it, for the moment ......

....why would abortion providers, or people getting them, or people supporting them, NOT want to go to a place that meets a basic standard for outpatient surgery? It's mind boggling to me, that feminists - who would scream bloody murder if women received substandard treatment in any OTHER way shape or form - would turn a blind eye to such a thing. Senseless politics, all.

13 posted on 11/25/2013 10:52:48 AM PST by wbill
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She will have to answer to God for what she has done.


14 posted on 11/25/2013 10:54:12 AM PST by siamesecats (God closes one door, and opens another, to protect us.)
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To: Morgana

Abortion is a sacrament for these people.


15 posted on 11/25/2013 10:55:37 AM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: Morgana

disgusting


16 posted on 11/25/2013 10:55:57 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: BenLurkin

Easy for her to say. Her parents allowed her to be born.


17 posted on 11/25/2013 11:08:18 AM PST by DPMD
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To: Servant of the Cross

“What a wounded person” -—Corrie Ten Boom


18 posted on 11/25/2013 11:15:58 AM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

Technically, not thanking big-G God, but a small-g god. Likely Moloch.


19 posted on 11/25/2013 11:44:12 AM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (War on Terror news at rantburg.com)
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To: Morgana

I’m sure that the Degussa company thanked God for Hitler and his use of Zyclon B.


20 posted on 11/25/2013 11:54:15 AM PST by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: Morgana

“Derzis said her mother told her she’d regret it, but she hasn’t. She said she was about 12 weeks along when she had the procedure, and the doctor was gruff and disrespectful. ‘I thank God every day I had that abortion,’ said Derzis, who later divorced and doesn’t have children. ‘It was not a great experience, but you know what? I had a safe abortion. And that’s what counts.’ “

She doesn’t regret it... yet. Unrepentant murderers will spend forever in hell. There will be lots of regret in hell.

And, no, she does not thank God. She thanks god, i.e. the god of this world. She does not know the true God.

Safe abortion? Safe for whom? There is no safe abortion. It certainly is not safe for the baby. And when you discover what God says about divine recompense, the “doctor” and mother who willingly murders a baby will find there is nowhere they can safely hide from God in all of the universe.


21 posted on 11/25/2013 12:04:40 PM PST by unlearner (You will never come to know that which you do not know until you first know that you do not know it.)
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To: siamesecats

22 posted on 11/25/2013 12:08:19 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Morgana

She survived the abortion with a severely damaged moral compass. Her baby did not.


23 posted on 11/25/2013 12:28:43 PM PST by Louis Foxwell (This is a wake up call. Join the Sultan Knish ping list.)
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To: Morgana
Never understimate the ability of human beings to rationalize anything.
24 posted on 11/25/2013 12:52:07 PM PST by RichInOC (Palin 2016: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: Morgana

It wasn’t safe for the baby.

Look down to give your thanks, dear, not up. Don’t thank God for getting the opportunity to kill the child he created.


25 posted on 11/25/2013 8:59:08 PM PST by Pinkbell
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To: Morgana

Exorcism time on that comment. It is like thanking the sun for the dark.


26 posted on 11/25/2013 9:00:10 PM PST by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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