Skip to comments.Providers Report Anger And Despair Among Patients After Texas Officials Ban Abortions
Posted on 03/28/2020 6:07:48 PM PDT by Morgana
Officials at Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas say they have canceled 261 abortions since Tuesday, after the state effectively banned the procedure.
Sarah Wheat, the chief external affairs officer for Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas in Austin, said the health centers have also been prevented from helping patients seeking abortions.
Our health centers have received 583 calls from patients seeking appointments during that same time period, she said in a statement.
On Sunday, Gov. Greg Abbott issued on order halting procedures that are not immediately medically necessary during the coronavirus outbreak. The next day, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton confirmed that included abortions.
Its been really difficult, said Dr. Amna Dermish, the regional medical director for Central Texas with Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas.
Dermish said clinic staff have been forced to call women to let them know their appointments had been canceled indefinitely. She said patients have responded with anger, sadness, frustration and despair when theyve gotten that call.
We have had to rotate staff through that job because its a really difficult thing to do, Dermish said.
These cancellations are also coming at a particularly hard time for many patients, Planned Parenthood officials say. The COVID-19 outbreak has caused an unprecedented spike in unemployment claims, as joblessness rates increase across the country.
Our patients are just like everyone else out there, Dermish said. They are dealing with job losses, health insurance losses, concerns about their health and their welfare.
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THEY SHOULD GIVE UP THE FACILITY AND LET CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS IN! (I know most of them are small but still.)
Gosh. This breaks my heart.
It may be tough for the killers, but its a reprieve from execution for the babies. God will bless those who save his children.
Tall buildings with elevators
Crowded restaurants for lunch
NYC Workers living outside the city.
High percentage of population are Democrats
Sorry. Posted to the wrong thread.
We need to kill babies it’s a matter of death and death!
Of course they do.
Perhaps they should keep their knees in proximity?
Who cares what murderers think. Unborn children across Texas are cheering!
No preborn were interviewed for this article. And everybody who was interviewed had already been born .
Hurray for the babies who will live to tell the story.
Women wanting to kill their babies are not patients.
Pregnancy is not a disease.
Words matter. Something which the left learned a long time ago. I’m still waiting for the moron party (GOP) to figure that out. Still waiting.........
Calling the mothers “patients” is a semantic way of legitimizing the murder of their babies.
I CAN’T kill a baby!!!!!!!!
Maybe. . .just maybe. . .some of these officials are born again believers and are taking this opportunity to shut it down.
Abortion mills are no more Health Centers than Nazi Concentration Camps were Relocation Centers.
Babies will be born. Their mothers and fathers will fall in love with them.And there will be great survival stories told in the years and decades to come.
One certainly want their dog or cat to have surgery at most all of the abortion facilities - anywhere across the nation!
That is a very endearing thought.
I like the premise. Put them on the spot. Make them go on record once again that abortion Uber Alles.
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