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Planned Parenthood Abortion Center Closes Instead of Following New Law
LifeNews.com ^ | July 22, 2008 | Steven Ertelt

Posted on 07/22/2008 8:24:03 AM PDT by julieee

by Steven Ertelt LifeNews.com Editor July 21, 2008

Sioux Falls, SD (LifeNews.com) -- Monday was the first day that Planned Parenthood, which operates the only abortion business in South Dakota, had to comply with a new state law telling women the truth about abortion.

Rather than tell women abortion kills children and has numerous risks, Planned Parenthood temporarily closed its doors.

(Excerpt) Read more at lifenews.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections; US: South Dakota
KEYWORDS: abortioncenter; abortuary; closes; informedconsent; newlaw; plannedparenthood

1 posted on 07/22/2008 8:24:04 AM PDT by julieee
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To: julieee
Good news!

Carolyn

2 posted on 07/22/2008 8:24:45 AM PDT by CDHart ("It's too late to work within the system and too early to shoot the b@#$%^&s."--Claire Wolfe)
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To: julieee

You mean the women going in for an abortion, don’t know this?


3 posted on 07/22/2008 8:26:54 AM PDT by stuartcr (Election year.....Who we gonna hate, in '08?)
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To: julieee

One down, many more to go. It’s a start.


4 posted on 07/22/2008 8:30:20 AM PDT by kickonly88
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To: julieee




5 posted on 07/22/2008 8:35:24 AM PDT by papasmurf
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To: stuartcr
You mean the women going in for an abortion, don’t know this? [that a child is being killed]

I'm sure this industry tries to keep everything and everyone in a 'haze': 'Be in denial, it is not a life that is being extinguished, it is some foreign protoplasma, or a 'pseudo-tumor' that is being removed'.
I.e., 'don't think and consider what you are actually doing - and all of its ramifications - just do it'.

6 posted on 07/22/2008 8:40:53 AM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: julieee
Victory.

for now...

7 posted on 07/22/2008 8:53:50 AM PDT by GOP_Party_Animal
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To: julieee

They’re not giving up that easily. They have the entire democrat party on their side.


8 posted on 07/22/2008 8:55:14 AM PDT by BooksForTheRight.com
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To: stuartcr
You mean the women going in for an abortion, don’t know this?

pfffffffffffffffffttt

The most rudimentary and simple medical procedures require physician acknowledgment of risk and patient approval of the procedure after explanation of that risk.

9 posted on 07/22/2008 8:58:00 AM PDT by Skooz (Property taxes are immoral)
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To: stuartcr
They may not have known this:

It requires giving her information about the mental health complications such as a high risk of depression and suicide and physical problems like hemorrhage infection, premature births of subsequent pregnancies, and infertility

10 posted on 07/22/2008 8:58:43 AM PDT by fml (So?)
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To: julieee

Another one bites the dust. Thank you, God!


11 posted on 07/22/2008 8:59:13 AM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: julieee

I don’t like the word, “temporaily” in there. Appeal in progress, possibly?


12 posted on 07/22/2008 9:00:18 AM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: El Cid

Luckily, I’ll never know or understand the experience.


13 posted on 07/22/2008 9:02:12 AM PDT by stuartcr (Election year.....Who we gonna hate, in '08?)
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To: julieee
Lawrence (KS) abortion clinic closes because of funding woes
Eugene abortion clinic closes; surprising many (Hooray !!!)
Prayer credited for closing of abortion clinic [Eugene, OR]
Planned Parenthood will shut down 3 clinics [Indiana]
Persevering Students Help Close Abortion Clinic [Santa Paula, CA--Thomas Aquinas College]

Abortion Clinic Managers Quit After Being Outed by Operation Rescue [Wichita, Kansas]
One Man's God Squad: Troy Newman's plan to stop abortions in Wichita, Kansas
Baby Saved From Abortion is Baptized [New Orleans]
Thank You Bishop Rhoades: A Personal Account of An Abortion Protest With A Catholic Bishop -- still praying -- Harrisburg, PA
Judges rule civil suits against Planned Parenthood can proceed [Los Angeles, CA]

STOPP Planned Parenthood
CA: Abortion opponents hope to limit access for California girls (Prop 73)
Jill Stanek's Accurate Summary of Cincinnati Abortion Center Closing: 'Debi Does Ohio"
Clinic is caught in the fog of abortion war (Abortion Clinic Closes) [Springfield, Missouri]
PBS program looks at Mississippi's last abortion clinic

Former abortion clinic ‘resurrected’ as Catholic chapel [Buffalo, NY]
Health Department suspends license of Montgomery abortion clinic [Alabama]
Abortion center ordered to close: East Side clinic cited with violations [Cleveland, Ohio]
Yet another abortionist can't stand heat, quits [Daytona Beach, Forida]
Controversial Chicago Abortion clinic closing

Planned Parenthood closes clinic after clinic
Planned Parenthood to close Longview clinic (WA)
State shuts abortion clinic over health risks [Englewood, New Jersey]
Atlantic City abortion clinic shut for violations [New Jersey]
Atlantic City Abortion Center Closes Down for Good After Health Violations

Late-Term Abortion Facility in Dallas, [TX] To Close - Eighth Closure Since Bishop Began Prayer at Clinics
New York Abortion Clinic Closes Today; Was site of 40 Days for Life Vigil [200 East Eckerson Road in New City, N.Y}
Planned Parenthood Abortion Center [Temporarily] Closes Instead of Following New Law [Sioux Falls, SD]

14 posted on 07/22/2008 9:09:09 AM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: julieee

Prayer shuts these places down. Go and walk back and forth in front of the clinic and Pray, pray, pray.


15 posted on 07/22/2008 9:10:28 AM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: julieee; wagglebee; Coleus; cpforlife.org
Pray for an end to abortion and the conversion of America to a mindset of life!

16 posted on 07/22/2008 9:11:46 AM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Salvation

Amen, Salvation. Prayer changes things. Our God hears and responds to believing prayer.


17 posted on 07/22/2008 9:44:01 AM PDT by Faith
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Soooo afraid of truth are they...

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18 posted on 07/22/2008 9:53:18 AM PDT by polymuser (Taxpayers voting for Obama are like chickens voting for Colonel Sanders.)
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To: Coleus; nickcarraway; narses; Mr. Silverback; Canticle_of_Deborah; TenthAmendmentChampion; ...
Amazingly, a 1963 Planned Parenthood brochure actually states: “An abortion kills the life of a baby after it has begun.” How times have changed.

“Sticks and Stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me!”

Back in the 1960’s before Planned Parenthood realized that using scientific truths in its literature would lessen its revenue, it was halfway honest.

A 1963 Planned Parenthood brochure actually says “An abortion kills the life of a baby after it has begun.” That's something we pro-lifers didn't start saying en mass until years later!

A book from 1969 reviewed below states: ‘... at least one [sperm] will reach the egg, fertilize it, and conception will take place. A new life will begin.’

Eventually Planned Barrenhood saw that for their industry of death to maximize profits, truth would not be their “best policy”.

“Sticks and Stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me!”

While the words won't, the deceitful manipulation and misapplication of words in law has been the greatest cause of death in history.

Pro-Choice Advocates Agree that Abortion Kills Humans.

Many abortion advocates have agreed that abortion kills human life: A 1963 Planned Parenthood brochure says that life begins at conception: “An abortion kills the life of a baby after it has begun.”{01} Former Planned Parenthood President Faye Wattleton admits that the preborn are alive in her 1986 book:

“There are many sperm cells in the [seminal] fluid. If one of them meets an egg cell inside the mother, new life can begin to grow... If one of your friends is pregnant, ask her to let your child ‘feel the baby move.’ ... A baby grows in a special place inside the mother, called the uterus — not in her stomach. In nine months it is born.”{02}

Similarly, Dr. Mary Calderone, former director of Planned Parenthood has stated that “[a]bortion is the taking of a human life”{03} and Dr. Alan Guttmacher,{04} former president of Planned Parenthood and founder of the Guttmacher Institute, the research affiliate of Planned Parenthood, has stated “[f]ertilization has then taken place; a baby has been conceived.”{05} {06} While many abortion defenders readily concede that abortion kills human life, it is necessary to expound on this point because examining the nature of the unborn human being at the point of conception shows the inherent dignity that we all share from our biologic beginnings that are hidden from eyes of the world.

Not only have representatives from the nations largest abortion provider agreed that life begins at conception, but others who support abortion have agreed that abortion is murder. Dr. Magda Denes who performed two years of research in an abortion facility and compiled her results{07} told a Chicago newspaper “There wasn't an (abortion) doctor who at one time or another in the questioning did not say `this is murder.’”{08} Even Kate Michelman, President of N.AR.A.L. seems to be moving in the direction of agreeing that abortion is murder by her statement that “[a]bortion is a bad thing.”{09} Others who have at one time been heavily involved with abortion have later agreed, such as “Jane Roe” Norma McCorvey, Dr. Bernard Nathanson, and Carol Everett.

In addition, everyone who uses the term “fetus” unwittingly acknowledges that the unborn human is an unborn child because fetus is Latin for “unborn child.” Unfortunately for the unborn child, the term fetus has fallen into use as a way of dehumanizing the unborn child, as shown by the primary use of this term by people when they are arguing for abortion rights, in comparison to when they are discussing a baby that is wanted by the mother.

Planned Parenthood admits: Life begins at conception

IN THE 1960'S, the terminology of medical texts had not yet been changed to dehumanize life in the womb. (The pregnant woman was “the mother” and the fetus was “the child” or “baby.”) The legal and political system had not yet corrupted the scientific realities of life before birth.

In 1969 McGraw-Hill Inc. was publishing a book on Conception, Birth and Contraception and needed some input from an authority on the subject. It turned to Planned Parenthood and the Sex Information & Education Council of the United States (SIECUS).

“This book provides a solid base for understanding the anatomy of reproduction,” wrote Mary S. Calderone, MD, Executive Director of SIECUS, in her Introduction to the 129-page book. “Access to such fine books as this one will assure our young people that ... finally adults are becoming willing to ‘tell it like it is.’”

Similarly, “Dr. George Langmyhr of Planned Parenthood Federation of America ... reviewed the material on contraception,” state authors Robert J. Demarest and John J. Sciarra, MD, PhD, in their Foreword.

Within the pages of Conception, Birth and Contraception, however, the pro-life position is presented with pictorial and verbal accuracy. The book clearly pushes contraceptives, with some faulty information on the safety of the IUD, etc., but the personhood of the unborn is fully supported throughout the text.

In fact, the book's own glossary definition of the term “fetus” begins with: “An unborn child.” Pregnancy, likewise, is defined as: “The condition of being with child.”

In the aftermath of Roe v. Wade, of course, today's Planned Parenthood — largest abortion provider in the world — would never admit that life begins at conception, or depict the infant in utero, in full-page illustrations, as a person. To do so, would suggest not only a violation of rights, but even murder, in the diabolical Roe v. Wade decision.

No doubt today's SIECUS, as well, would attempt to discredit the pro-life (factual) content of this “fine book” which it's leader in 1969 described so positively.

Some excerpts

Following are some excerpts from the book, approved by Planned Parenthood and SIECUS four years before the legalization of abortion:

“... at least one [sperm] will reach the egg, fertilize it, and conception will take place. A new life will begin.” (page 15)

“... the egg which, if fertilized, gives rise to a new life.” (page 3)

“From fertilization to delivery, mother and child are as one for approximately 266 days. At the end of the period the mother delivers the infant into the world ...” (page 3)

“It is the female who carries the baby during the nine months of its prenatal life.” (page 17)

“However small it may be, the egg is about two thousand times as large as the sperm that must fertilize it. ...it carries the food the growing embryo will use during the first few days of its life.” (page 26)

“... to grow within the mother.” (page 32)

“The inherited characteristics of the baby to be born ... are determined by material within the egg and sperm ... each mature egg contains genetic material carrying the inheritable characteristics of the mother ... the child receives inherited characteristics from both parents.” (page 50)

“The placenta ... transfers nourishment from the mother ....” (page 53)

“... ectopic pregnanc[ies] ... are dangerous to the mother and provide no possibility of a live child.” (page 53)

“The growth of the baby within the uterus takes nine calendar months.” (page 57)

“The sex ... could also be determined by examining under a microscope cells which are present in the amniotic fluid ... however, the doctor would have to puncture the amniotic cavity. This procedure is not undertaken except under very unusual circumstances having to do with the baby's health. So until the baby is delivered, no one knows whether it is a boy or a girl.” (page 61)

“... the bloodstreams of mother and fetus ... never touch, and the blood in each remains separate. Oxygen and nutrients pass through the placenta, from the bloodstream of the mother to the fetus, and waste products from the fetus pass in the reverse direction into the bloodstream of the mother.” (page 64) [i.e., the fetus is not part of the mother's body]

“... a doctor examining the mother can hear the fetal heartbeat ... The mother can feel the movement ... its arms and legs ...” (page 65)

“... the doctor may perform an operation called a cesarean section and remove the baby ...” (page 68)

“.. its head is well down in the pelvic area of the mother — the ideal position for it when the birth process begins.” (page 68)

“The new life that has been growing within the mother for approximately nine months is now ready to enter the world. The passage of the baby through the birth canal is called delivery, and the process by which this is accomplished by the mother is called labor... Occasionally, a baby is born before thirty-eight weeks ... and the baby's chance of survival depends upon its weight and state of development at birth. When it is time for delivery, the mother begins to experience uterine contractions.... felt by the mother in her back ...” (page 72)

{01}Plan Your Children (Planned Parenthood, 1963). (The pamphlet also informs the reader that “[abortion] is dangerous to your life and health. it may make you sterile, so that when you want a child you cannot have it ... [in comparison] [b]irth control merely postpones the beginning of life.”).

{02}Faye Wattleton, How to Talk with Your Child About Sexuality 95 (1986).

{03}Dr. Mary Calderone, Illegal Abortion as a Public Health Problem, 50 American Journal of Public Health 7, 951 (1960). (”..when a woman seeking abortion is given the chance of talking over her problem with a properly trained and oriented person, she will in the process very often resolve many of her qualms and will spontaneously decide to see her prenancy through... so I am not for abortion...”)

{04}Katherine S. O’Keefe, Crypto-Eugenics: The Hidden Agenda of Planned Parenthood Appendix B (1991). Katharine S. O’Keefe, American Eugenics Society 1922-1994 (rev. Dec. 8, 1993, ver. 6.8). Director, American Eugenics Society, 1955; V.P. 1956-63; Director 1964-66 MD; d. Mar. 18, 1974; President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America 1962-1974; Mount Sinai New York 1952-66 (Director of Obstetrics 1952-62; Director Emeritus 1962-); Association for the Study of Abortion; C.m., Lanker Committee 1961; Founder, American Association of Planned Parenthood Physicians 1963; International Planned Parenthood Federation (Management and Planning Committee (196263, 1964); Medical Committee, (1961-62, C.m..., 1964-68); Regional representative, Western Hemisphere (1962-63, 1964); Council 196162; consultant, IPPF medical publications and IPPF newsletter when Dorothy Brush was editor 1952-56; Western Hemisphere Regional Council 1955); in 1968 IPPF was assigned to assist the government of Botswana in developing family planning following visits by A. Guttmacher according to ARTW, Dec. 1968.

{05}Birth Control and Love: The Complete Guide to Contraception and Fertility 12 (1961) quoted in Stephen M. Krason, Abortion: Politics, Morality, and the Constitution : A Critical Study of Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton and a Basis for Change 445 (1984).

{06}Planning Your Family 16 (1964).

{07}In Necessity and Sorrow: Life and Death in an Abortion Hospital (1976).

{08}Daily News, Oct. 22, 1976.

{09}Philadelphia Enquirer, Dec. 11, 1993.

Internet Sources for this article:

Planned Parenthood, SIECUS admit Life begins at conception (by Diane Dew) http://dianedew.com/conceptn.htm

The Public Policy of Casey v. Planned Parenthood By Michael G. Smith Chapter 3 The Casey Court and the Reliance on Murder
http://www.leaderu.com/humanities/casey/ch3.html#S4

19 posted on 07/22/2008 11:45:40 AM PDT by cpforlife.org (A Catholic Respect Life Curriculum is available FREE at KnightsForLife.org)
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To: Salvation

Excellent post, keep up the good work.


20 posted on 07/22/2008 12:28:38 PM PDT by Kevmo (A person's a person, no matter how small. ~Horton Hears a Who)
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Rather than tell women abortion kills children and has numerous risks, Planned Parenthood temporarily closed its doors.

The truth is hate to those who hate the truth.


21 posted on 07/22/2008 12:46:00 PM PDT by cpforlife.org (A Catholic Respect Life Curriculum is available FREE at KnightsForLife.org)
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To: Kevmo

Pray that more close and I will add to the list.

Now why is it that when I post a list here — it’s OK, but when I post a list of some kind in the religion forum, I get accused of spamming.

I’m just providing additional information for people to consider.

I guess I will just pray for them.


22 posted on 07/22/2008 9:35:22 PM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Salvation

Now why is it that when I post a list here — it’s OK, but when I post a list of some kind in the religion forum, I get accused of spamming.
***I don’t know. Maybe this is considered a prolife thread and the religion forum stuff isn’t? I have no idea. The Religion Forum Moderator works in mysterious ways.


23 posted on 07/23/2008 12:58:54 AM PDT by Kevmo (A person's a person, no matter how small. ~Horton Hears a Who)
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