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‘Busiest’ Abortion Clinic in Virginia Closes Up Shop
Town Hall ^ | July 15, 2013 | Cortney O'Brien

Posted on 07/15/2013 6:49:55 PM PDT by EXCH54FE

NOVA Women’s Healthcare of Fairfax County was one of the largest and most frequented abortion clinics in the state of Virginia. It performed more abortions than any other provider in the Old Dominion in the last few years, including 3,066 in 2012 alone. But, thanks to new abortion regulations in the state and a denied permit, it has seen its last patient.

It’s speculated that new Virginia regulations which require clinics to meet new hospital-grade standards had forced NOVA to find a new location. The clinic never got the chance though, for the city denied its permit for being one parking space short of city laws and therefore forced the business to close its doors.

NOVA is one of many clinics affected by new abortion regulations sweeping across the country. In Texas, the state legislature successfully passed HB2, which bans abortion after 20 weeks and requires an abortionist to have admitting privileges to a surgical center within 30 miles of the abortion clinic. Thirty-seven of the state’s 42 clinics fail to meet these standards and are therefore likely to be shuttered.

With NOVA’s closing, it is one of 30 to close so far this year, already doubling that of last year’s. Since 1991, the number has dropped from 2,176 to 625. As for crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs), which serve pregnant women and infants and do not provide abortions – their numbers are staying strong. There are 2,200 CPCs spreading a pro-life message across the country.

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: abortionvirginia; mcdonnell; prochoice; prolife; vageneralassembly; virginia
While it’s hard for many to stomach the number of abortions performed since Roe v. Wade, the statistical comparisons between abortion clinics and CPCs are figures worth celebrating.
1 posted on 07/15/2013 6:49:55 PM PDT by EXCH54FE
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To: EXCH54FE

By any chance, did it have “Arbeit Macht Frei” over the entrance ?


2 posted on 07/15/2013 6:51:46 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: EXCH54FE

Great ... thanks for the post, you made my night


3 posted on 07/15/2013 6:56:38 PM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: EXCH54FE

Busiest? More accurate adjectives apply: Bloodiest, deadliest, most murderous, and so on...


4 posted on 07/15/2013 6:57:29 PM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: EXCH54FE

I think it’s great that we are closing these slaughter houses, I think the next challenge is a strictly enforced license to get pregnant... :)


5 posted on 07/15/2013 6:57:54 PM PDT by carlo3b (Speechless in Sugar Land)
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To: EXCH54FE

Good news!!!


6 posted on 07/15/2013 6:59:18 PM PDT by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: EXCH54FE

Good news.


7 posted on 07/15/2013 6:59:33 PM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: EXCH54FE

Unborn Virginians to hold a news conference at 9pm.
If only!


8 posted on 07/15/2013 7:01:45 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: EXCH54FE

Great news./


9 posted on 07/15/2013 7:03:36 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: EXCH54FE

10 posted on 07/15/2013 7:04:07 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: EXCH54FE
But, thanks to new abortion regulations in the state and a denied permit, it has seen its last patient killed its last baby.

There, fixed it.

11 posted on 07/15/2013 7:04:31 PM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

No... it was “abandon hope.”


12 posted on 07/15/2013 7:05:17 PM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: EXCH54FE

Now perhaps more safe and more rare?


13 posted on 07/15/2013 7:07:27 PM PDT by YHAOS
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To: EXCH54FE

why on earth are they closing? all these places do so many other women’s health medical procedures, like mammograms, etc...?!?

at least that’s what the ppfa president said their places do...


14 posted on 07/15/2013 7:09:22 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: JudyinCanada

This is good news, and that is a rare thing these days..

May God Bless and protect the unborn!


15 posted on 07/15/2013 7:09:29 PM PDT by longfellowsmuse (last of the living nomads)
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To: carlo3b

They’re simply relocating. Fairfax has gotten too ‘white’, so they’ll set up shop in SE DC in order to carry on Sanger’s dream.


16 posted on 07/15/2013 7:10:27 PM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: EXCH54FE

standing by for the massive protests by lesbians and liberal women who wouldn’t ever be in danger of getting pregnant....


17 posted on 07/15/2013 7:10:49 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: All

They can just go to MD and DC to get it done. They’ll do it in a trailer off the beltway in MD if they could.


18 posted on 07/15/2013 7:13:24 PM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: EXCH54FE

Another one bites the dust.....


19 posted on 07/15/2013 7:14:04 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: EXCH54FE

“the city denied its permit for being one parking space short of city laws”

Ridulous regulations written by some bureaucrat in a cubicle circling around to slap the liberals.


20 posted on 07/15/2013 7:15:44 PM PDT by cotton1706
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To: EXCH54FE
So how is a dreaded "back alley abortion" any different from an abortion in a clinic that would rather close than adhere to "hospital standards"?

NOW "Ladies"? Any ideas?

21 posted on 07/15/2013 7:18:04 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: EXCH54FE

Were they afraid of the health inspectors?


22 posted on 07/15/2013 7:21:35 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: cotton1706
Ridulous regulations written by some bureaucrat in a cubicle circling around to slap the liberals.

Hmmm...

What other positive actions have been initiated by this anonymous hero?

23 posted on 07/15/2013 7:22:22 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATs! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: EXCH54FE

Even with all of the closings, you don’t hear sad stories about back alley abortions or coat hanger abortions. Without easy access to abortion, women go on to have and love their babies just as women always have and the world doesn’t come to an end like they thought it would.


24 posted on 07/15/2013 7:25:15 PM PDT by informavoracious (We're being "punished" with Stanley Ann's baby. Obamacare: shovel-ready healthcare.)
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To: EXCH54FE

BTTT! Millions of prayers answered. The faithful Catholics picketed and offered sidewalk counselling at this clinic all the time.


25 posted on 07/15/2013 8:06:41 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: Hoodat

Plenty of bad things to say about Sanger but she was strongly anti-abortion and on several occasions referred to abortionists as parasites who exploit human misery.


26 posted on 07/15/2013 8:08:07 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (I'd give up chocolate but I'm no quitter)
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To: carlo3b

Please do not ever make that cringe inducing joke again.

Do really want this government issuing licensing and regulating another human activity??? I think not.

Also, exactly how do you think a lib-prog government will deal with illegal pregnancies... with forced abortion just like the Chinese.

It’s not funny, worse it plays to the stereotype that pro-life people want to control the bodies of others.


27 posted on 07/15/2013 9:07:24 PM PDT by Valpal1 (If the police can t solve a problem with brute force, they ll find a way to fix it with brute force)
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To: Valpal1

Really Valpall? Did I have to put a sarcasm on that post, on FreeRepublic, really? :)

May I suggest you loosen your headband a bit.. So sorry I upset you.. :)


28 posted on 07/16/2013 7:53:54 AM PDT by carlo3b (Speechless in Sugar Land)
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To: carlo3b

Even as sarcasm, it’s facepalm quality.

I suppose it’s because I’ve run into too many a-hole sophists who actually think government control of procreation would solve all the disfunctions of the welfare state.

Honestly, I don’t think they could think their way out of a wet paper sack.

The death spin of Western Civilization gets more painful to watch every year. I use to think it could be halted, but the Obama Interregnum is pretty despair inducing.


29 posted on 07/16/2013 9:25:28 AM PDT by Valpal1 (If the police can t solve a problem with brute force, they ll find a way to fix it with brute force)
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To: Valpal1
Even as sarcasm, it’s facepalm quality.

On reflection I'll quit while I have any face left.. LOL

30 posted on 07/16/2013 9:55:18 AM PDT by carlo3b (Speechless in Sugar Land)
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To: EXCH54FE; Salvation

list.


31 posted on 07/27/2013 7:33:17 PM PDT by Coleus
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To: EXCH54FE; Salvation

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32 posted on 08/11/2013 7:04:26 PM PDT by Coleus
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To: Coleus
Most recent at the bottom!

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]
[South Dakota] Planned Parenthood Abortion Center Closes Instead of Following New Law [Sioux Falls]
Abortion Provider Closes Doors Instead of Obeying Laws, Old Media Silent [Sioux Falls, SD]

Planned Parenthood Lays Off SD Director
Planned Parenthood Lays Off Staff Over Economy, South Dakota Director Fired
Planned Parenthood Out of Texas Panhandle: STOPP Plan Ousts Abortion Chain from Amarillo
Abortion facility to close following 40 Days for Life campaign [Orange Co. CA]
"We have a problem with financing Planned Parenthood” (Orange County supervisor)
“They’re nothing more than a baby-killing organization” ( No funding to Planned Parenthood ) [Orange and San Bernadino Counties, CA]
Monroe, Washington Planned Parenthood Center Closes Over Tough Economy
Family of Abortion Practitioner George Tiller Will Close Business [Whichita, KA]
Tiller Clinic To Close Permanently [Wichita, KA]
Tiller's Abortion Facility to Close Forever [Wichita, KA]

Slain Kansas abortion provider's clinic to close [Wichita, KA]
Clinic of Murdered Kansas Abortion Doctor Will Be 'Permanently Closed' [Wichita, KA]
Planned Parenthood Shuts Doors on 7 Clinics [All in El Paso, TX]
El Paso loses 7 abortion centers
Number of Abortion Centers Nationwide Falling, Pro-Abortion Legal Group Says
Indiana Planned Parenthood Closes Five Centers After Hiding Abortion-Sex Abuse
Planned Parenthood closing in Kirksville, MO
Abortion Business in Florida Closes After Operating Without License
[Pensacola] Florida Abortion Facility Closes During 40 Days for Life
[Youngstown,] Ohio Abortion Clinic Follows National Trend and Closes
[Hazleton, PA] City office of Planned Parenthood shuts down

[Raleigh] North Carolina Abortuary Hammered by Pro-Life Prayers Ceases Abortions
La. officials suspend abortion clinic's license[Shreveport]
Louisiana Abortion Clinic Shut Down for Ignoring “Most Basic” Medical Practices [Shreveport]
New Jersey Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Closes After Christie Cuts Funds [Southern New Jersey]
Christie Veto Shuts Down Abortion Clinics in NJ
Clinic Run by Doctor Who Killed Woman in Failed Abortion, Halts Abortions
Missouri Planned Parenthood Temporarily Stops Columbia Abortions, Just Two Open (in MO.)
Pro-Lifers Boot Planned Parenthood from Michigan Counties
Planned Parenthood of Central Texas Closes Two Centers [Groesbeck and Marlin, Texas]
Michigan Planned Parenthood Centers Denied Lease Renewal (Three Rivers, Sturgis, Hillsdale, Coldwater, Michigan)
Closure of Two More Abortion Clinics Continues National Trend [Yakima, WA and Southgate Clinic, Detroit, MI

Louisiana Health Department revokes license of abortion clinic
Planned Parenthood Closes Center Near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Birmingham abortion clinic agrees to close doors (Alabama)
Allentown abortion clinic's registration revoked by Pennsylvania Health Department
Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Closes Two Centers in Iowa (Newton and Des Moines)
Abortion clinic director blames new state law for closure [Knoxville, Tennessee]
New York City’s oldest and largest abortion clinic stops abortions due to pro-life protests
Planned Parenthood to Close Abortion Clinic in Abilene, Texas
Mississippi's only abortion clinic misses deadline
Shocking photos of closed Michigan abortion clinic show ‘disgusting’ conditions

North Carolina abortion clinic shut down by state as ‘imminent danger’ to public health [Charlotte, NC]
Planned Parenthood closing three Texas clinics, including Abby Johnson’s former clinic
Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Closing Clinic in New Jersey
4 more abortion centers CLOSED [Sacramento, California, Kenmore, Washington, Toledo, Ohio, Fairfax, Virginia]
Delaware Now First State Since Roe With No Surgical Abortions
Chain of six Northern CA late-term abortion clinics CLOSED [Concord, Fremont, Sacramento, Salinas, San Francisco, and San Jose]
Fairfax City abortion clinic, busiest in Virginia, closes
‘Busiest’ Abortion Clinic in Virginia Closes Up Shop [Fairfax County]
42nd Abortion Clinic Closed This Year Due to Filthy, Unsafe Conditions [Asheville, North Carolina]

33 posted on 08/11/2013 8:14:36 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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