By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Abortion center inspections—long a source of controversy in Pennsylvania—have apparently resumed in the Commonwealth. A check of the state Department of Health website shows that inspections of Planned Parenthood Keystone locations in Allentown and Warminster occurred in July. Prior to the latest posting, the last inspection …Continue reading "After outcry, abortion centers apparently again being inspected"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation A state Senator is demanding answers for an apparent lack of oversight of Pennsylvania abortion facilities. State Senator Mike Regan, a Republican representing parts of Cumberland and York Counties, has sent a letter to Department of Health Secretary Rachel Levine, wanting to know why abortion centers …Continue reading "State Senator wants to know why Pennsylvania abortions centers aren’t being inspected"
By Dave Andrusko As NRL News Today has reported multiple times, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear June Medical Services, LLC v. Gee, a challenge to a Louisiana law which requires (commonsensically, you would think) that abortionists have admitting privileges at a local hospital in case there are complications. The justices will likely hear …Continue reading "Public wants higher standards from abortion clinics and abortionists, survey shows"
By Dave Andrusko When it comes to ensuring that abortion clinics meet minimum standards, there is nothing—nothing—that to an unbiased third party makes perfect sense which nonetheless the Abortion Industry doesn’t fight tooth and nail. Why does not only PPFA but all the other “independent abortion providers” who annihilate essentially all but 5% of the …Continue reading "Why do abortion clinics hate to be inspected?"
By PNCI—the Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues Pro-abortion NGOs [Non-Governmental Organizations], along with pro-abortion activists serving in key UN positions, have been following a ‘battle cry’ to “push back” against what they describe as ‘regression’ in support and funding for abortion. The main source for their ire is the Trump administration’s pro-life belief in the …Continue reading "Pro-abortion “Push Back” to U.S. Pro-Life Policies"
By Dave Andrusko As we discussed last month, U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson is hearing a lawsuit brought by the Falls Church Healthcare Center, the Whole Woman’s Health Alliance, the Virginia League for Planned Parenthood, and “Dr. Jane Doe” against four Virginia laws on abortion. The Abortion Lobby is challenging requirements that (1) only …Continue reading "Virginia Health Inspectors testify to unsanitary, and unsafe conditions prior to state inspection of abortion clinics"
By Dave Andrusko As NRL News Today has reported multiple times, Act 577 was passed in 2015. The commonsense law requires abortion clinics providing chemical abortifacients [also known as “medication abortion” or “RU-486” abortions] to have a contract with another physician who has admitting privileges at a local hospital who agrees to handle complications. Planned …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood finds abortionist to comply with Arkansas law"
By Sarah Terzo Then-Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams describing Kermit Gosnell’s abortion clinic after raiding it under suspicion that he was prescribing illegal narcotics. Keep in mind that this clinic was legally doing abortions: “There was blood on the floor. A stench of urine filled the air. A flea infested cat was wandering through the …Continue reading "District Attorney describes terrible conditions in Kermit Gosnell’s clinic"
By Pete Baklinski COLUMBUS, Ohio, December 7, 2017 – Ohio abortion centers have received 149 health violations in the past six years for unsafe and unsanitary medical equipment as well as for not following protocols and policies meant to ensure the safety of women undergoing an abortion. The shocking revelations come from a recent Columbus …Continue reading "Ohio women being offered unsafe abortion, health inspection records show"
By Dave Andrusko I’m guessing the writer as well as the pro-abortion Columbus Dispatch assumed that everyone would reach the “proper” conclusion just from the headline: “Ohio’s abortion-clinic inspections more frequent under Kasich.” [The Kasich is Gov. John Kasich.] In case not, Megan Henry tells us, “Since Republican Gov. John Kasich took office, state health …Continue reading "Abortionists lament more clinic inspection since John Kasich elected Ohio governor"
By Dave Andrusko On Tuesday, in his follow up to his April 19th decision granting a preliminary injunction, U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs issued an order directing abortion clinic license applications “to be processed promptly, in light of patient needs, and without effective influence from opponents of abortion,” the Columbia Tribune reported. “The federal district …Continue reading "Judge orders abortion clinic applications “processed promptly,” Missouri AG vows to appeal decision"
Legislation seeks to prevent dangers discovered in other states ST. PAUL — A bill to require licensing of abortion facilities has been rewritten in order to widen support at the Legislature. The new language has the strong support of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL), which held a press conference today and called on legislators …Continue reading "Abortion facility licensing bill rewritten to boost support; MCCL calls on lawmakers to protect women"