Skip to comments.Alabama Abortion Center Could Close or Move Next to Middle School
Posted on 06/10/2014 6:37:32 AM PDT by wagglebee
Alabama pro-life activists are involved in ongoing protests against a Huntsville abortion facility’s proposed move into a minority neighborhood next to a middle school.
New law, new abortion location
The administrator of the Alabama Women’s Center for Reproductive Alternatives (AWCRA), Dalton Johnson, has purchased a new building for $530,000. The new building is part of the Alabama Women’s Wellness Center (AWWC).
The timing of this move is notable–the Women’s Health and Safety Act, Alabama’s omnibus pro-life law, goes into effect in July. Johnson has previously said there would be “no way” for the AWCRA to comply with the safety standards required by the Women’s Health and Safety Act.
Pro-life activists gathered outside the AWWC on Saturday to protest the planned move. AL.com reported:
Abortion advocates are targeting the black community in northwest Huntsville with plans to relocate its downtown clinic to a facility on Sparkman Drive, anti-abortion protestors said Saturday.
The proposed new facility at 4831 Sparkman Drive is in response to a state law passed in 2013 that spelled out more rigid standards for facilities that perform abortions. Among other things, clinics must now have overhead sprinkler systems and extra-wide doors and hallways to accommodate ambulance gurneys.
The clinic has notified the Alabama Department of Public Health of its plans to move and is awaiting a final decision.
Escorts but no license
According to the local Knights of Columbus, there have been abortion “escorts” outside the AWWC–despite its lack of license to perform abortions. Under Alabama law, however, a doctor can legally perform fewer than 30 abortions per month without an abortion provider license.
So it’s possible that the AWWC is already legally committing abortions despite their lack of license. But if they are committing more than 30 per month, then they are doing so illegally.
Ongoing legal trouble
Every Huntsville abortionist is facing legal trouble.
Abortionist Yashica Robinson-White runs the AWWC OB-GYN practice, which has clinics in multiple Alabama locations. Last month, the federal government indicted Robinson-White for Medicaid fraud and selling misbranded IUDs. She is also linked to the AWCRA.
Abortionist Raymond Lopez has been jailed 23 weekends since November and has been the subject of 14 court cases since 1996, including two criminal cases filed in 1998 and 2008. Pro-life groups, particularly Operation Rescue, have extensively documented Lopez’s legal trouble.
Abortionist Aquadon Emmanuel Umoren is currently being sued for malpractice after botching an abortion and rendering a Birmingham Planned Parenthood patient infertile.
The legal fight over the Women’s Health and Safety Act has also revealed that an unnamed Huntsville abortionist, referred to as “Dr. A” in testimony and court documents, lives in Nigeria and travels to the United States four or five months out of the year. This makes it difficult for him to obtain admitting privileges.
“Dr. A” also said that he is doing “God’s work.”
The AWCRA has a long history of health deficiencies, including:
Next few months will determine facilities’ futures
The Huntsville pro-life community and African-American leaders will continue to protest and expose the abortion facility’s planned move. They have also demanded Crestwood Medical Center, a local hospital, cut its ties with the Huntsville abortionists.
The outcome of the legal battle over the Women’s Health and Safety Act and the current efforts of local activists could very well determine the future of Huntsville’s abortion industry, if it has one at all.
So much for "safe and legal and rare."
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Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood, would be so proud. She promoted they killing of Black babies and other “undesirables.”
Willie Sutton allegedly said he robbed banks, Because thats where the money is.” Does anyone have to ask why an abortion clinic would want to move next to a public school?
Except reminds me of the phrase “a teaching moment”.
“Dr. A also said that he is doing Gods work.”
Only if he considers himself to be God. Which he probably does.
Closing or continuing? Still abortion is all evil.
It’s actually a good idea for PP. When not killing babies, they can just pop over to the middle school to encourage as much sex as possible, and put on demonstrations of all types of sex.
It’s called seeding the market. New slogan for middle school abortions: In at recess, out by lunch.