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  • New Mexico abortion facility opened without permit, hoped to stay ‘under the radar’

    11/24/2014 5:35:01 PM PST · by Morgana · 2 replies
    life site news ^ | Mon Nov 24, 2014 | Kirsten Andersen
    A Las Cruces, NM abortion facility opened its doors last month without applying for a business license, submitting proper paperwork only after they asked for increased police presence to deter protesters and city officials cried foul. In an email exchange obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request by the Thomas More Society, Project Director Mary Frank of the Whole Woman’s Health abortion clinic requested more frequent patrols from local police upon their opening October 13. “Good morning gentlemen,” begins the note from Mary Frank, “we will be holding our first clinic on Thursday 10/16 and Sat. 10/18.” “We...
  • Abortion Clinic Told Staff: “Don’t Tell Women the Abortion Will Hurt”

    11/13/2014 5:59:45 PM PST · by Morgana · 16 replies
    Life News ^ | 11/13/14 | Sarah Terzo
    One Chicago abortion clinic said the following on a brochure aimed at women considering abortions at the clinic: “From admission to recovery, patient ease and comfort are first considerations. She is encouraged to ask questions, share feelings or misgivings.” These were the actual instructions given to the clinic workers: “1. Don’t tell [the] patient. The abortion will hurt. 2. Don’t discuss [the abortion] procedure or the instruments to be used in any detail. 3. Don’t answer too many questions. Pamela Zekman and Pamela Warrick “The Abortion Profiteers” Chicago Sun-Times November 12, 1978 This article was from a long time ago...
  • You Won’t Believe What Gross Thing This Abortionist Did Right Before Doing an Abortion

    11/06/2014 10:36:58 AM PST · by Morgana · 12 replies
    life news ^ | 11/6/14 | Eric Scheidler
    We reported last week that the Pro-Life Action League recently filed a complaint with the Virginia Department of Health, asking them to shut down the Virginia Women’s Wellness (VWW) abortion facility in located in Virginia Beach. We have since filed two additional complaints against the facility, which is one of 16 abortion clinics owned by embattled abortionist Steven Brigham. One of these complaints focused exclusively on VWW’s stunning lack of adherence to basic sanitation and infection prevention protocols. The Non-Handwashing Abortionist craigcroppWhen state inspectors conducted an unannounced inspection [PDF] in March of this year, they observed the abortionist (presumably Craig...
  • Abortion Clinic Defends Abortions With “Jesus Never Shamed Women” Sign

    10/14/2014 10:42:28 AM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Shawn Carney
    Men can and do make a difference — just ask former abortion workers. In particular, they’ve noticed that no-shows and cancellations go way up when a it’s a man in a Roman collar who’s joined the vigil. The staff knows right away it’s going to be a bad day for business. We are thankful for all the priests and ministers who have helped make more “bad days” possible! Many members of the clergy have led by example by praying at 40 Days for Life vigil sites these past three weeks. It takes courage … so thank them when you see...
  • Former Abortion Clinic Worker: I Saw Tiny Arms and Hands Floating in Blood

    10/13/2014 3:38:08 PM PDT · by Morgana · 26 replies
    life news ^ | Carole Novielli |
    WARNING: Some of the descriptions of abortions in this account are unsettling and may not be suitable for younger readers. Merilida Aguilar claims that she used to work inside an abortion clinic. merlindaShe has since refuted her abortion connection and is sharing her story with others. “I know what an abortion does first hand to a women and her baby during an after an abortion…I see with my own eyes a baby torn in pieces,” she says in a video. “My coworker called me to go look at what she was seeing in a container the doctor had just left...
  • Former abortion worker describes filthy clinic and rampant drug use among staff

    10/13/2014 7:05:56 AM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    LIVE ACTION ^ | Sarah Terzo
    While most pro-lifers know that Norma McCorvey, the plaintiff in Roe Vs. Wade, is now pro-life, fewer know that she worked in two abortion clinics before her conversion. She tells her story in her book Won By Love. McCorvey had a lot to say about what working in an abortion clinic was like. The first clinic she worked at, A-Z, was horribly run and filthy. Here, she describes what she saw in that clinic: I started working at the A to Z clinic in January 1995, and it was a health disaster waiting to happen. If the owner had not...
  • Manager of closed abortion clinic complains about “lack of gratitude”

    08/02/2014 8:37:22 PM PDT · by Morgana · 19 replies
    Jill Stanek | Jill Stanek
    One of four remaining clinics that provide abortions in Kansas has closed amid a hostile political climate and financial challenges. Its outgoing manager said Monday the decision was also prompted by a “lack of gratitude” from a young generation of women who take its abortion services for granted. ~ The Wichita Eagle, July 28 Sure, a woman’s main concern on a day-to-day basis may not be abortion rights. Her main concern may be basic healthcare for herself and her kids, or something else. But she has the luxury of abortion rights not being her main concern because it’s been an...
  • 3 IDF soldiers killed in booby-trapped UNRWA clinic

    07/30/2014 12:40:50 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 7/3014 | Mitch Ginsburg
    Three IDF soldiers were killed on Wednesday in Gaza in an explosion at a booby-trapped UNRWA health clinic that housed the opening of a tunnel, the IDF’s Gaza Division commander, Brig. Gen. Micky Edelstein, said. Two of the three were named as Staff Sgt. Matan Gotlib, 21, of Rishon Lezion, and Staff Sgt. Omer Chai, 21, of Savion. The three troops, part of the elite Maglan unit, were taking precautionary measures in efforts to limit damage to the structure before eliminating the tunnel, when the explosives detonated in the small building.
  • counselor: “we would find women’s weaknesses and work on them”

    06/03/2014 6:34:19 PM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    live action news ^ | Sarah Terzo
    Former clinic worker Deborah Henry gave this testimony at a conference sponsored by the Pro-Life Action League. Henry started off working at a clinic that did not perform abortions, but did give referrals to abortion providers. In her own words: After a while, I wanted to get out of the clinic because they just weren’t paying enough money. A doctor offered me a position in his own private practice in Livonia, so I took the position. He explained to me that they did the abortions, but again, I didn’t think too much of it. At that time, I was pro-choice,...
  • Whistleblower alleges VA clinic is destroying evidence

    05/19/2014 9:44:30 AM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/19/14 | Kristina Won
    A whistleblower is alleging that a Veterans Affairs clinic in Albuquerque, N.M., is destroying evidence of a secret waiting list for veterans seeking care. “The ‘secret wait list’ for patient appointments is being either moved or was destroyed after what happened in Phoenix,” a doctor who works at the Albuquerque VA hospital told The Daily Beast. “Right now...there is an eight-month waiting list for patients to get ultrasounds of their hearts. Some patients have died before they got their studies. It is unknown why they died, some for cardiac reasons, some for other reasons," the doctor said. Among the veterans
  • Abortion Clinic Coupons: Save $15 Killing Your Baby by Liking Their Facebook Page

    04/23/2014 7:49:20 AM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Carole Novielli
    This is the world we live in where abortion clinics discount the killing of children with online coupons: A-Z abortion clinic kills babies to 18.6 weeks in Nevada
  • Wichita abortion/sex change clinic marks one year anniversary with death count

    04/08/2014 9:58:51 PM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    JILL STANEK ^ | Jill Stanek
    South Wind Women’s Center, housed in the Wichita abortion clinic formerly operated by murdered late-term abortionist George Tiller, just marked its one-year anniversary by announcing how many babies it had killed since opening. An article strangely removed from the Wichita Eagle’s website (and from which all other news sources are quoting), but cached on the abortion mill’s website, shares the exciting news: South Wind Women’s Center says it provided about 1,200 abortions in its first year….. No clinic offered abortions in Wichita after Tiller died until South Wind opened. South Wind said it has seen a total of about 1,500...
  • Cleveland Clinic CEO: 3/4 Of Obamacare Signups Will Face Higher Premiums

    03/30/2014 11:30:43 AM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 3/30/14 | Staff
    A leading healthcare expert poured cold water on the administration’s recent Obamacare enthusiasm, saying that three quarters of those signed up will face higher premiums than under their previous insurance. “Out of people that have signed up about three quarters will find premiums higher than previously with other insurance,” Dr. Toby Cosgrove, CEO of the Cleveland Clinic said on Fox News Sunday. “Hospitals are going to be paid less for what they do,” Cosgrove continued. “And we also know insurers are paying less too. We have to become more efficient in how we deliver care which is a big changefor...
  • Abortion Clinic Found Storing Remains of Aborted Baby in Fridge With Medications

    03/21/2014 3:24:31 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    life news ^ | Cheryl Sullenger
    Police executed a search warrant on Ulrich G. Klopfer’s Women’s Pavilion abortion clinic in South Bend, Indiana, seizing documents and other property on Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Police from the St. Joseph County Special Victims Unit participated in the raid. It is unknown exactly what kind of documents or other evidence the search warrant allowed police to take. According to news reports, the police apparently made copies of the seized documents and returned the originals to Klopfer on Thursday. Klopfer has faced a complicated tangle of legal issues in recent months. klopfer4Klopfer’s troubles began when volunteers with Indiana Right to...
  • Judge Lets Abortion Clinic Pay $77 to Get Out of $36,000 Fine

    01/17/2014 5:39:41 AM PST · by Morgana · 3 replies
    Life News ^ | John Jansen
    Imagine you run a shoddy abortion clinic that amasses a $36,000 fine by your state’s health department. You file for bankruptcy, but your case is dismissed. Then, you close out your bank account, dissolve your old company, change your name, and move to a different location. When the state comes calling, you say the old company doesn’t exist anymore, so the state’s out of luck. You couldn’t get away with that, could you? Believe it or not, a judge in Chicago is about to let an Illinois abortion clinic do just that by requiring the owner to pay a mere...
  • ‘You’re lucky I didn’t have my pistol’: Video shows pro-lifers violently attacked outside clinic

    12/21/2013 5:55:51 PM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Ben Johnson
    NORMAN, OK, December 20, 2013 ( – A shocking new video shows a muscular young man punching a pro-life protester in the face before chasing, pushing, and threatening to shoot a group of pro-life activists standing outside an Oklahoma abortion facility on Tuesday. The incident is detailed in two videos, which were uploaded to YouTube on December 17. Toby Harmon says he and his friend, Jeremy Brown, approached a young couple just leaving Dr. Larry Burns' Abortion Surgery Center in Norman, Oklahoma, and asked if they could help. “She replied something like, 'You can't help us. There's nothing you can...
  • Doc Who Killed Woman in Botched Abortion Injures Another Woman

    11/27/2013 9:14:32 AM PST · by Morgana · 13 replies
    Life News ^ | Cheryl Sullenger
    For the third time this year, one of LeRoy Carhart’s abortion patients were rushed to Shady Grove Hospital (SGH) in Maryland for emergency treatment after a late-term abortion. On Tuesday at 11:45 a.m., an ambulance arrived at Germantown Reproductive Health Services and loaded a women for transport to the SGH emergency room. Sources inform Operation Rescue that the women underwent emergency surgery at the hospital. Video taken by a local pro-life activist showed a woman covered head-to-toe in a sheet and that neither Carhart nor any of his staff accompanied the injured woman from the clinic to the ambulance. On...
  • Abortion Clinic Owner: “I Thank God for Abortion”

    11/25/2013 10:29:40 AM PST · by Morgana · 25 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Diane Derzis is the owner of the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi. Through botched abortions, dozens of pro-life laws providing women the protection for their medical health her facility ignores, and lawsuits stopping the state from having her abortion practitioners get admitting privileges at local hospitals, Derzis has kept the Jackson Women’s Health Organization going. Derzis is certainly no stranger to legal problems. Last year she was ordered to shut down her New Woman All Women abortion clinic in Birmingham, Alabama, after inspectors found 76 pages of violations following the hospitalization of three patients in one day for abortion...
  • Man attacks, threatens to shoot pro-life activist outside Tiller’s former abortion facility: Police

    11/22/2013 8:08:12 PM PST · by Morgana · 5 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Operation Rescue staff
    WICHITA, KS, (Operation Rescue) – On Thursday morning, an angry man jumped out of his vehicle and threatened to shoot pro-life activist Mark Gietzen outside the building where late-term abortionist George Tiller once operated in Wichita, Kansas. Gietzen, director of the Kansas Coalition for Life, was setting up a pro-life display early on Thursday, November 21, when the man drove into the abortion clinic parking lot and dropped off a woman. As he left, Gietzen offered him pro-life literature and urged the man to go back and bring the mother of his baby out of the clinic. As the man...
  • Abortion Clinic Offers No Health Care, “We Only Do Abortions Here”

    11/19/2013 7:15:06 AM PST · by Morgana · 15 replies
    Life News ^ | Tara Shaver
    An undercover investigation of the Southwest’s largest so-called “women’s clinic” has revealed that the purpose of this clinic is not to provide women’s healthcare at all, but to sell women one product – abortion. In fact, abortion, is the only option given to women at the misnamed Southwestern Women’s Options in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is abortion. Period. So many times people criticize pro-life activists for focusing attention on local abortion clinics, citing the many other services such clinics provide. However, at Southwestern Women’s Options, a clinic that specializes in lucrative third trimester abortions, there are no other services. Here in...
  • 84-year-old pro-lifer fined 10,000 euro for seeking to counsel women at abortion clinic: France

    09/19/2013 7:51:41 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 17 replies
    Lifesitenews ^ | Sep 17, 2013 | Jeanne Smits
    Dr. Xavier Dor An octogenarian and veteran pro-life activist in France was fined 10,000 euro ($13,360 US) on Monday for having twice visited a Paris abortion clinic where he met with staff and attempted to counsel abortion-bound women. The conviction is one of the first cases pleaded under a French law that prohibits putting “moral and psychological pressure” designed to obstruct abortion. The hefty fine is 2,000 euro more than had been demanded by the public prosecution. Since 2001, when the offense of “obstruction to abortion” was given a wider definition in law, the maximum fine for violating the statute...
  • Abortion supporters alarmed by surge in abortion clinic closings

    09/13/2013 4:32:19 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Jill Stanek ^ | Jill Stanek
    The growing number of abortion clinic closures in recent years has apparently reached critical mass. Liberals and the mainstream media are taking notice with alarm. And either the clinics are closing at such a fast pace abortion supporters can’t keep up, or there have been so many they can’t count them all. Either way, They can’t get the numbers straight. And it’s all good. downloadThink Progress, August 26: According to a Huffington Post analysis, at least 52 abortion clinics across 26 states have shut down since 2010. Whoops, that’s not what HuffPo reported, or perhaps it did a recount:600px-US_54 At...
  • Abortion Clinic Offering $50 Off Sunday Abortions Now Offers $100 Off

    08/19/2013 3:07:50 PM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    The Orlando, Florida abortion clinic that made national headlines for giving away coupons to poor women in a crisis pregnancy so they can save money on their abortions is taking its scheme even further. The Orlando Women’s Clinic became the subject of criticism for offering a coupon for saving $50 on abortions on “Sundays only.” Now, the abortion business has posted a video advertisement on YouTube with a coupon for $100 off of abortions. At its YouTube video page, the abortion business explains more about the new coupon and defends it. “There are those that say that the Women’s Center...
  • Abortion Clinic Sends Coupons to Low-Income Women, Save $50 on Sundays

    08/09/2013 11:26:31 AM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    Life News ^ | Rachel Burgin
    An abortion center that’s open seven days a week in Florida is giving away coupons to poor women in a crisis pregnancy so they can save money on their abortions! Florida Right to Life investigated this “open on Sundays” abortion center and learned that one of the doctors at this location is the notorious Dr. James Scott Pendergraft. You’ve no doubt heard about him before. We call him Florida’s Dr. Gosnell who lost his medical license five times in Florida! In 2011, he was hit with a judgment of $36,737,660.16 in damages after he botched a 20-week abortion that resulted...
  • Judge Closes Down Illegally-Run Abortion Clinic in Alabama

    08/08/2013 6:42:08 PM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    An Alabama judge has released a permanent injunction to close the abortion facility known as New Woman All Women in Birmingham, Alabama that was operating illegally. On Monday, abortion clinic owner Diane Derzis faces a judge about the accusation she is illegally operating the New Woman All Women abortion clinic in Birmingham, shut down by the state of Alabama since 2012, but now operating illegally. Today’s decision appears here. Derzis is well-known to pro-life advocates, she runs the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi and she is still operating a clinic in Birmingham doing abortions despite a previous order by...
  • Restrictions forcing a few abortion clinics to close

    07/29/2013 1:01:44 PM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Columbus Dispatch ^ | Catherine Candisky
    New rules in Ohio will leave Toledo without a provider Ohio women have fewer places to go for an abortion, and access is expected to become more limited with newly passed state regulations that reduce access to the procedure. Two of Ohio’s 13 licensed abortion clinics have closed in recent months, and a third is expected to shut down in the coming weeks. More closings are possible. “They’ve opened up a new front in the war on women’s health,” Kellie Copeland, executive director of NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio, said of abortion opponents. “They can use this tool, and their influence ......
  • Should pro-lifers feel responsible for businesses negatively impacted by protests...

    06/29/2013 10:22:26 AM PDT · by Morgana · 29 replies
    Jill Stanek ^ | Jill Stanek
    FULL TITLE: Stanek wkend question: Should pro-lifers feel responsible for businesses negatively impacted by protests at nearby abortion clinics? Don’t forget to vote in the poll at the bottom of this post! image In January Jivin J reported on pro-abortion Portland, Maine, businessman Mike Fink, who began sponsoring counterprotests and offering free food to abortion supporters who rallied against pro-lifers protesting in front of the Planned Parenthood next door to his restaurant. But Fink has decided to throw in the towel. According to the Portland Daily Sun, May 6: Mike Fink, pawnbroker, notary public and owner of Mike’s restaurant at...
  • Police Shut Down Late-Term Abortion Clinic, Seize Property as Abortionist Watches

    06/13/2013 7:21:10 PM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Police today shut down a late-term abortion clinic in Orlando, Florida and seized and removed property from the building as a helpless abortion practitioner could only stand by and watch. James Scott Prendergraft, whose medical license has been suspended a fifth time, stood in the background (right) as police and other officials taped off his abortion clinic with crime tape and locked him out of the building. Operation Rescue, a pro-life group that has closely monitored Pendergraft, provided LifeNews with more details on the closure of the Orlando Women’s Center abortion clinic: We have also confirmed that the abortion clinic,...
  • California Assembly passes bill...exempting abortion clinics from surgical building...

    05/30/2013 6:33:03 PM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Live action ^ | Susan Michelle Tyrell
    FULL TITLE: California Assembly passes bill specifically exempting abortion clinics from surgical building code standards The state of California, who often leads the nation in laws and legislation, has taken a step backwards, as the California State Assembly passed an act to amend the current health and safety code in state medical facilities in a manner that would allow Planned Parenthood and other abortion clinics to have fewer requirements, allowing them to perform their life-taking surgeries in non-surgical facilities. Assembly Bill 980 passed Friday and now moves to the Senate for debate. Assembly Bill 980 amends current California building codes...
  • Church hosts kick-off for Louisiana’s first Planned Parenthood abortion clinic

    05/25/2013 4:54:43 PM PDT · by Morgana · 31 replies
    Jill Stanek ^ | Jill Stanek
    Click to enlarge… -9fe78609122b9aa3 Photo caption: Rabbi Edward Cohn of Temple Sinai, talks about compassion and open mindedness during a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Planned Parenthood health center at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of New Orleans on Clairborne Avenue, May 22, 2013. ~ On Planned Parenthood’s plans to build a 7,000 sq ft abortion clinic in New Orleans, “the first Planned Parenthood clinic in Louisiana that will offer the procedure,” according to The Times-Picayune, May 22
  • Abortion clinic workers: Be a whistleblower now, not accessory to murder later

    05/17/2013 1:04:34 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    Jill Stanek ^ | Jill Stanek
    By now workers at every late-term abortion clinic in America (and there are way more than four) are buzzing about Kermit Gosnell’s conviction this week of murdering three abortion survivors. Clinic staff have also likely noticed that four of Gosnell’s employees were swept up into his junk and have pleaded guilty of murder, and four others to lesser charges. Then yesterday came revelations of another hack who allegedly murdered living babies he had just aborted. Three former employees of late-term abortionist Douglas Karpen of Houston, Texas, have come forward, with photographic and video evidence that he murdered born babies in...
  • Chain of six Northern CA late-term abortion clinics CLOSED

    05/17/2013 12:58:54 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Jill Stanek ^ | Jill Stanek
    The last three late-term abortion clinics of what was once was a chain of six in Northern California is closing this week, reports Wynette Sills of 40 Days for Life Sacramento. Choice Medical Group once committed abortions in Concord, Fremont, Sacramento, Salinas, San Francisco, and San Jose. The Salinas clinic closed a few years ago, Concord followed last year, and San Francisco this past March. image image image When a member of Wynette’s group called the Sacramento office last week, they got a pleasant surprise. A receptionist told her that clinic and the Fremont and San Jose clinics were all...
  • DEA Bust Shuts Down Ohio Abortion Clinic Stealing Women’s Blood

    05/10/2013 8:13:04 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Life News ^ | Pro-Life Action League
    Last month the State of Ohio ordered the closing of two the state’s abortion clinics: the Capital Care facility in Cuyahoga Falls and the Center for Choice facility in Toledo. A close look at state records sheds light on why, specifically, these abortion clinics were shut down—and reveals that most previous news reports haven’t told the whole story. Inspectors from the Ohio Department of Health visited the Cuyahoga Falls Capital Care abortion facility on February 14 and found a host of violations detailed in a 36-page inspection report [PDF]. The most serious of these violations were drug-related, which is why...
  • I Worked in an Abortion Clinic Like Gosnell’s House of Horrors

    05/05/2013 5:14:15 PM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    Life News ^ | Deborah Edge
    I looked in the paper and saw a doctor’s office in need of a bilingual receptionist, someone who could schedule appointments for patients – it was perfect for me. I didn’t realize it was an abortion clinic. I was a Christian but abortion was not at the top of my list of concerns. I thought it was not a great option but really depended upon the woman’s situation. In my desperation, I put my beliefs aside, only worrying about putting food on the table for my three children and one on the way. As happens with a lot of abortion...
  • Lindsay Lohan enters rehab at Betty Ford Center

    05/03/2013 8:59:04 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 50 replies ^ | 5/3/13 | Anthony McCartney - ap
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lindsay Lohan has checked into a rehab and will not face a probation violation for leaving another treatment facility after a few minutes, a prosecutor said Friday. Santa Monica Chief Deputy City Attorney Terry White said he has received confirmation that Lohan has checked in to a rehab facility and he is satisfied with her location. He declined to say where Lohan is receiving treatment, but a source close to the actress who was not authorized to speak publicly said she has checked in to the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, Calif. The "Liz &...
  • A tale of two clinics: Gosnell’s ‘House of Horrors’ and Planned Parenthood Wilmington

    04/26/2013 5:34:30 PM PDT · by Morgana
    Life site ^ | Moira Sheridan
    April 26, 2013 ( - The parallels between Kermit Gosnell’s “house of horrors” in Philadelphia and Planned Parenthood of Delaware’s Wilmington clinic at 7th & Shipley Streets are too numerous to ignore. Most people think Gosnell an anomaly among abortion providers. They are ignoring a growing body of evidence to the contrary. Untrained staff, filthy equipment, unsterilized and reused instruments, complete lack of oversight by any governing agency, and abusive, contemptuous doctors are more the norm in freestanding abortion clinics than the public is willing to admit. 3601 Lancaster Ave. and 625 Shipley St. are ample proof that abortion in...
  • Good Friday shock: Aborted baby parts found exposed in clinic parking lot

    04/26/2013 3:57:20 PM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    Life Site ^ | Peter J. Smith
    EL PASO, Texas, April 26, 2011 ( – Police in El Paso, Texas say they will not investigate an abortion clinic after the dismembered remains of an aborted baby were found were in the clinic’s parking lot. Live Action reported that one of its investigators, Gaby Federico, had been tipped off by a man living next door to the Hilltop Family Planning Clinic that his dog had been sniffing around in the clinic’s parking lot and discovered the exposed fetal remains. On Good Friday, Federico arrived at 9:15 am. at the man’s behest to observe the remains, which included bloody...
  • Planned Parenthood Clinic Botches Abortion, Ambulance Called

    04/23/2013 4:12:49 PM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    A Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Paul Minnesota is the latest to injure a woman in a botched abortion. Brian Gibson, Executive Director of Pro-Life Action Ministries, informed LifeNews of the failed abortion and said photos taken from grainy video clearly show an ambulance stopped to unload at the nearest entrance to Planned Parenthood and then directed by abortion center officials to the main entrance deep in Planned Parenthood’s compound far from the street where it was loaded. A young women was seen driving out following the ambulance when it left, presumably the friend of an abortion client. “Planned Parenthood...
  • Abortion Clinic That Can’t Meet New Virginia Health Standards Closes

    04/19/2013 4:17:05 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    The Hillcrest Clinic abortion business located in Virginia will close its doors after being the first facility in its region of the state to do abortions. The abortion clinic could not meet the new health and safety standards the state health board approved recently and will shut down. According to a local report in the Virginian-Pilot newspaper: Virginia’s new licensing standards for abortion clinics, coupled with a drop in demand for pregnancy terminations, have driven the clinic out of business. “It’s a little bit bittersweet,” said Suzette Caton, Hillcrest’s director. “But I also feel like for 40 years we’ve had...
  • Babies born alive after abortions, part 2: medical workers testify

    04/11/2013 6:06:07 PM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Live action ^ | Sarah Terzo
    When a Planned Parenthood representative testified against a Florida bill that deals with babies born alive during botched abortions, pro-choice activists claimed that this scenario never happens. However, live births due to botched abortions have been occurring ever since abortion was made legal. A number of clinic workers, doctors, and former abortionists have broken the silence and talked about these children who were denied medical care after being born alive. Clinic Workers Describe Babies Born Alive Pro-choice author Linda Bird Francke interviewed women who had had abortions and clinic workers for her book The Ambivalence of Abortion. She quotes one...
  • Sixth Abortion Clinic Closes in Michigan in Recent Months

    04/11/2013 12:20:01 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    life news ^ | Jill Stanek
    Word came yesterday morning that the American Family Planning abortion clinic in Dearborn, Michigan, is shutting its doors as of this Friday. This makes the sixth abortion mill to close since last September. The others were in Detroit, Livonia (2), Muskegan, and Niles. 2013-04-11_1001The clinic’s manager confirmed this to pro-life activist Chris Coatney, who has been praying at this mill for 11 years and developed a civil relationship with her. Chris observed no abortions had been committed since the start of last week. Pro-life activist Lynn Mills got additional corroboration by calling. Lynn was told the clinic had stopped committing...
  • Carhart Getting Away With Killing Woman in Botched 33-Week Abortion

    04/10/2013 6:43:51 AM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    life news ^ | Jill Stanek
    On February 7, 29-yr-old Jennifer Morbelli, pictured right, died at a Maryland hospital the morning after LeRoy Carhart completed the abortion of her 33-wk-old baby in the Germantown, Maryland, mill at which he worked. Ironically, the day before Morbelli died the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene issued licenses to all 17 abortion clinics in the state without ever having inspected them, even though abortion clinic regulations had been enacted in November 2012. Carhart’s clinic is still operating, but on March 12 DHMH suspended the licenses of three other clinics associated with infamous late-term abortionist Steven Chase Brigham. According...
  • California Committee OKs Nurses, Midwives Doing Abortions

    04/09/2013 10:40:33 PM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    A California committee today approved legislation that would allow nurses and midwives to perform abortions. The bill will next be heard in the Health committee following today’s 9-4 vote. The Assembly Committee on Business, Professions and Consumer Protection voted for the bill, which comes after the state took a first step next year and putting women’s health at risk by allowing non-doctors to perform surgical abortions — even though women have been killed and injured in abortions even when performed by licensed physicians. The Capitol Resource Institute, a pro-family group, is urging pro-life Californians to ask legislators to vote against...
  • Woman Sues Doc After Suction Tube Breaks Off During Abortion

    04/09/2013 7:39:00 PM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    They say abortion is safe for women and abortions are a matter of the bests interests regarding women’s health, but another abortion malpractice lawsuit puts those claims to rest again. According to pro-life blogger Jill Stanek, a new malpractice lawsuit involves an abortion that went awry when the suction tube used to vacuum the body of the unborn child broke off into the woman’s uterus so badly she needed surgery. The abortion practitioner, who is supposed to be the finest guardian of women’s health according to Planned Parenthood, cared so little for the woman’s medical well-being that he sent her...
  • New abortion clinic opens in Wichita

    04/09/2013 2:45:06 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    live action, ^ | Laura Peredo
    Since the abortionist George Tiller was shot and killed in his church in 2009, his former clinic has remained empty – until now. Julie Burkhart, the founder and executive director of Trust Women (and former co-worker of George Tiller), has been working for some time to open a new abortion clinic in the same building she worked in years ago under Tiller. Her efforts were brought to fruition when the new clinic – South Wind Women’s Center – opened on April 3. Like many abortion clinics, this new clinic advertises that it will provide comprehensive health care services for women,...
  • “Is it a baby?” Clinic workers respond

    04/05/2013 7:08:45 PM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    live action ^ | Sarah Terzo
    Pro-choice counselors at abortion clinics occasionally have to deal with a woman who asks, point blank: “Is abortion killing my baby?” Many former clinic workers have said that the expected response is “no.” Carol Everett, former owner of two abortion clinics and administrator of four, said that: Every woman has these same two questions: First, ‘Is it a baby?’ ‘No’ the counselor assures her. ‘It is a product of conception (or a blood clot, or a piece of tissue)’ Even though these counselors see six week babies daily, with arms, legs and eyes that are closed like newborn puppies, they...
  • Alabama Backs Bill That Could Close Dangerous Abortion Clinics

    04/03/2013 5:44:17 PM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    LifeNews ^ | Steven Ertelt
    The Alabama state legislature has approved a bill that could close abortion clinics that fail to follow the same health and safety standards expected of legitimate medical centers. After multiple botched abortions in the state of Alabama that inured women over the last couple of years, state legislators have responded by approving a bill that would require abortion clinics to meet more stringent requirements. But pro-abortion lawmakers said they worried abortion clinics that couldn’t comply would be forced to close. The House passed it 68-21; the Senate voted earlier in favor, 20-10, The Associated Press reported. The bill, dubbed the...
  • Abortionist upset her identity goes public as owner of Tiller's Wichita clinic

    04/01/2013 11:20:44 PM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    lifesitenews ^ | Operation Rescue staff
    WICHITA, KS, April 1, 2013 (Operation Rescue) – Through an undercover investigation conducted by Operation Rescue, it has been learned that Chicago area abortionist Cheryl Chastine has made plans to fly to Wichita to provide abortions at South Wind Women’s Center, a proposed new abortion clinic located in George Tiller’s former abortion building on East Kellogg. Chastine, 31, graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 2009. She was first licensed to practice medicine in Illinois in August, 2011 and obtained licensure in Kansas on January 17, 2013. Chastine currently works at Total Wellness, Inc. in Oak Park,...
  • Bread and Roses…and abortion?

    03/29/2013 6:28:02 PM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    live action ^ | Lauren Enriquez
    In 2008, I met with some students from the University of Florida to pray outside an abortion mill that I had never visited before in Gainesville, Florida. I was just passing through on my way to another university, where I was doing pro-life work with Students for Life of America. It was hard to figure out where I was allowed to park, because the abortion center was actually just a house in an area that mixed residential and business locations in a rather strange way (as college towns are apt to do). It wasn’t until I met up with the...
  • Jury to Hear How Gosnell Coerced Staff to Help Third-Term Abortions

    03/25/2013 7:20:06 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    Lifenews ^ | Steven Ertelt
    For good reason, most of the focus in the case against Kermit Gosnell has been on how he killed a patient in a failed abortion and “snipped” the spinal cords of babies in late-term live-birth abortions. Now, the jury in the murder trial case may hear about how Gosnell abused his staff, treated and paid them poorly, and coerced them to participate in third-term abortions so they could make more money. From a local news report on what is expected this week. In opening statements, Assistant District Attorney Joanne Pescatore said they were nearly as “desperate” as the women seeking...