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Confirmed: Nine Texas abortion clinics shut down abortions after Court reinstates pro-life law
LifeSiteNews.com ^ | Fri Nov 01, 2013 13:38 EST | by John Jalsevac

Posted on 11/02/2013 6:47:28 AM PDT by topher

November 1, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – At least nine Texas abortion clinics have suspended abortions starting today after an Appeals Court reinstated key provisions of the state’s hotly contested pro-life law yesterday, according to reports.

The ruling came just three days after U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel had struck down sections of the law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital and to follow FDA guidelines in administering the abortion drug RU-486.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: abortion; abortuary; appealscourt; goodnews; plannedparenthood; prolife; texas
LifeSiteNews has another article that other Texas abortion clinics may close down as well, but these are confirmed.

Other article:

LifeSiteNews.com: A dozen facilities could stop abortions today as appeals court lets pro-life Texas law go forward [by Ben Johnson]

1 posted on 11/02/2013 6:47:28 AM PDT by topher
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To: topher
A statement by one of the chain of abortion clinics claimed that it was 'a sad day' for them.

A sad day for them is good news for babies and Americans such as myself. A day for me to be proud to be an American and to have once lived in Texas (in several places and several times!).

2 posted on 11/02/2013 6:49:52 AM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: topher
Would the US Supreme Court take this up next? Planned Death-hood has lots of taxpayer money to spend on lawyers...
3 posted on 11/02/2013 6:52:28 AM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: topher

Please contribute to FREEREPUBLIC so more abortion clinics will be closed!


4 posted on 11/02/2013 6:53:27 AM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: topher

What p*sses me off is that NO other medical procedure is allowed without safety guidelines and regulations. To say that this is going to ‘hurt women’ baffles me.

Why is it wrong to say, “Hey, the place where you go for a medical procedure must be clean and nobody can perform the procedure without certain standards”?

Heck, even if I was pro-choice, I don’t think I’d object to having a place that was clean and safe.


5 posted on 11/02/2013 6:54:20 AM PDT by Marie (When are they going to take back Obama's peace prize?)
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To: topher


6 posted on 11/02/2013 6:55:59 AM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don't need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: Marie
It is often pointed out that animals get better care at Vet Clinics than girls/women at abortion clinics...
7 posted on 11/02/2013 6:56:45 AM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: topher
From your link:
Anthony D. Romero, executive director of the ACLU, called such things as admitting privileges and the proper regimine for administering RU-486 “deeply personal decisions” best “made by a woman, her family, and her doctor, not by a politician sitting in the capitol.”

Wait, what? The state has no right to require abortion facilities to have emergency medical back-up for life-threatening emergencies to the "mother"? And these lefties claim to care about women's health? Hypocritical ideologues!

8 posted on 11/02/2013 7:04:44 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Remember... the first revolutionary was Satan."--Russian Orthodox Archpriest Dmitry Smirnov)
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To: topher
It is often pointed out that animals get better care at Vet Clinics than girls/women at abortion clinics...

This is true. It's true all over the Christian world. It's because too many Christians, both genders, are spoiled rotten and want what they want when they want it.

I lived in the middle east for some years and can tell you that babies are ALWAYS welcomed in their world. They would no more have an abortion than they would fly.
I didn't find much to admire over there but their attitude toward babies and abortion was FAR more "Christian" than Christian attitudes in the West.

9 posted on 11/02/2013 7:17:01 AM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: Albion Wilde
Wait, what? The state has no right to require abortion facilities to have emergency medical back-up for life-threatening emergencies to the "mother"? And these lefties claim to care about women's health? Hypocritical ideologues!

Since murder is against Christian morals, they aren't Christians. It's that simple isn't it?

10 posted on 11/02/2013 7:18:33 AM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: topher

Great.


11 posted on 11/02/2013 7:21:56 AM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: topher

12 posted on 11/02/2013 7:26:34 AM PDT by Errant
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To: topher

Have any clinics closed down completely or have they just stopped providing abortions? Are they still providing other services for women?

All the lefties say is that clinics are closing completely.


13 posted on 11/02/2013 7:35:10 AM PDT by al_c (Obama's standing in the world has fallen so much that Kenya now claims he was born in America.)
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All the lefties say is that clinics are closing completely.

If they are in fact closing down, it as much as puts the lie to the claim that the "clinics" were providing any "service" other than abortion.

FReegards!

 photo million-vet-march.jpg

14 posted on 11/02/2013 7:42:07 AM PDT by Agamemnon (Darwinism is the glue that holds liberalism together)
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To: al_c
Have any clinics closed down completely or have they just stopped providing abortions? Are they still providing other services for women?

Abortion is what paid the bills. Yes, they prescribed contraceptives and such, but any family doctor can do that. Without revenue from abortion, they can't continue to stay open.

15 posted on 11/02/2013 7:48:30 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: topher

Closing down the DEATH CAMPS, this is the best news I heard today. The party that says they are “for the children” are the most denomic and sickest I know.


16 posted on 11/02/2013 7:49:39 AM PDT by Busko (The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.)
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To: topher

From Whole Woman’s San Antonio which closed:

Whole Woman’s Health was established by Amy Hagstrom Miller, who saw a need in our communities for a more holistic model of healthcare.”

Whole Woman’s Health of San Antonio provides abortion care services from 3 through 25 weeks of pregnancy. We are a patient-centered women’s healthcare practice, where our focus is on the whole woman — her head, her heart, and her body.


17 posted on 11/02/2013 7:58:16 AM PDT by sockmonkey (Of Course I didn't read the article. After all, this is FreeRepublic..)
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To: al_c

Have any clinics closed down completely or have they just stopped providing abortions?
Are they still providing other services for women?

All the lefties say is that clinics are closing completely.

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It’s a mixed bag apparently with some closing and some reducing hours of operation.

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Hours after the decision from the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, managers or
employees of 12 clinics from El Paso to Dallas to the Rio Grande Valley said their
facilities would either drastically reduce the number of procedures, or stop
providing abortions altogether.

http://news.msn.com/us/texas-women-turned-away-at-abortion-clinics-after-ruling


18 posted on 11/02/2013 7:59:04 AM PDT by deport
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To: sockmonkey
“abortion care “
^^^^^^^^^^^

“Care”?

Screwtape would be proud. The language of the Marxo-Progs is sooooo clever! /s

19 posted on 11/02/2013 8:03:04 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: topher

“...animals get better care at vet clinics ...”

Amen! Preach it!


20 posted on 11/02/2013 8:05:29 AM PDT by Cloverfarm (This too shall pass ...)
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To: Marie

I always said the same thing.


21 posted on 11/02/2013 9:44:15 AM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray/Penance. Isa 5:18-21,10:1-3 "Tempus faciendi, Domine, dissipaverunt legem tuam")
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To: topher

Praise God!
And thank you to the judge who upheld the original law. He, along with the legilators who passed it, have saved many, many babies’ lives!

Dear Father in Heaven, we pray that this ruling would stand and not be challenged again. Thank you for protecting this law which saves the lives of the unborn, as some in our country are FINALLY waking up and standing up to the abortion murderers. In Jesus name, Amen.


22 posted on 11/02/2013 10:46:55 AM PDT by boxlunch (Psalm 2)
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To: boxlunch
Praise God!

Thank God! ... The Almighty has done great things for us! Blessed be HIS name!

23 posted on 11/02/2013 4:16:51 PM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: Busko

Wendy Davis plans to become governor with huge female support on a platform to reopen the Death Camps. Will Texans agree?


24 posted on 11/02/2013 7:30:46 PM PDT by Theodore R. (The grand pooh-bahs have spoken: "It's Jebbie's turn!" to LOSE!)
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To: Theodore R.

I’m not in Tx, but did a little research.
Abortion Barbie won her two Senate elections with 49 and 51 percent vote percentages.

It appears she is not exactly an electoral powerhouse.

I view her as a plus for our side, being a giant progressive money sinkhole in a losing cause.


25 posted on 11/02/2013 7:33:29 PM PDT by nascarnation (Frequently wrong but rarely in doubt....)
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To: Marie

“....and to follow FDA guidelines in administering the abortion drug RU-486....”

My sentiments exactly. I’m wondering if someone can explain this enigma to me.

I’ve known smart women...married women...with children who are adamantly for choice to the point that it is the ONLY issue in any election.

YOu would think, as you point out, that the clinics would welcome regulation and safety. I don’t get it. They’ve decided to close down rather than to stay open and adhere to basic guidelines.

What is the real truth here? Is it a follow the money?

If anyone can’t see that fighting abortion is almost exactly like fighting slavery. Helping people who cannot help themselves.


26 posted on 11/03/2013 2:04:16 AM PST by nikos1121
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To: Albion Wilde; All

There are a plethra of other “things” politicians need to get their grimy, filthy hands out of across the country...

And they need to stop making up stuff to do as well...

They are ALL out of their bondaries, they know it, and the more they can keep the stoopid people, you know, the low-information voters in the dark, the better for them...

But, when you think about it, I do not believe, even if the low-info voters even knew, and understood, what absolute dunderheads they have been, would that really make a difference anyway???

Pride, and admitting you may have been wrong about simethign is a powerful deterrent to honesty, admitting your lack of knowledge, much less the virtue to come clean...Which I would appreciate more (their honesty) than someone who doesn’t have the courage to admit when they were wrong...

Liberalism reeks of pride, prejudices and all sorts of deficiencies it is almost an irreversable social condition...

Abortion advocates being right at the top of their list of people that need more shame than others...

Just my opinion...


27 posted on 11/03/2013 3:57:42 AM PST by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: topher

Great news.


28 posted on 11/03/2013 3:59:14 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: topher
Good. They say “safe, legal, and rare”, but they run these “clinics” hardly better than some guy with a rusty coat hanger in the back alley. How can they not be able to admit their “patients” into a hospital and provide the necessary care when something goes wrong? Merchants of death, a deserved stigma.
29 posted on 11/03/2013 10:27:24 AM PST by Clinging Bitterly (R.I P. my old FRiend and neighbor Blackie Owens. Be ever vigilant!)
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