Marking the two-year Anniversary of an Abortion Center Closure

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It’s the kind of anniversary that calls for a grand celebration. It has now been about two years since Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s long-standing abortion facility, the Hillcrest Women’s Medical Center, shut its doors. Who knows how many precious lives have been saved—and how many women have been …

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Report: Woman Needs Hysterectomy Following Botched Abortion at Baton Rouge Clinic

State Fines Delta Clinic of Baton Rouge Abortion Facility for Violations By Louisiana Right to Life Last week, the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) fined Delta Clinic of Baton Rouge $2,400 for violations of state law and regulations stemming from incidents that occurred in March of this year. Emergency services were called to Delta Clinic, …

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Planned Parenthood closes its abortion clinic in Fayetteville, Arkansas

By Dave Andrusko KFTA television has reported that the Planned Parenthood clinic in Fayetteville, Arkansas closed its doors on July 25. Yesterday was the last day any patients were seen, according to KFTA. “Court documents say this clinic has been struggling to find a new location in northwest Arkansas,” according to the station. As of …

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The Last Planned Parenthood Clinic in Missouri Again Evades Closure

By Nancy Valko My most vivid memory of prayerful witnessing at the Reproductive Health Services Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis happened in 1987. I joined a large pro-life group with signs not just decrying abortion but also offering help to women considering abortion. At that time, I was pushing my 18 month old daughter …

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Missouri’s lone abortion clinic allowed to continue abortions but underlying safety concerns yet to be addressed

By Dave Andrusko It’s like déjà vu all over again. The headline to the Associated Press story which ran in the Washington Post today is “The Latest: Missouri abortions continue, advocates celebrate.” Since the state Department of Health and Senior Services [DHSS] had denied Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri’s license …

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Judge’s injunction allows last Missouri abortion clinic to continue performing abortions

By Dave Andrusko As you would imagine, Planned Parenthood portrayed itself as a martyr. But the simple fact is “Today the state of Missouri declined to reissue the license for the St. Louis Planned Parenthood,” said Susan Klein, executive director of Missouri Right to Life. “This action was due to a number of infractions and …

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A call for prayer as South Bend abortion business set to open next week

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Indiana pro-life leaders issued a statewide, Indiana Call to Prayer for today upon learning the unlicensed abortion facility in South Bend will open its doors next week to begin abortions. As NRL News Today reported, back on May 31, Whole Woman’s Health Alliance won an injunction from Federal Judge Sarah Evans …

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Ohio abortion center loses appeal to stay open without hospital transfer agreement

By Calvin Freiburger Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post at LifeSiteNews. KETTERING, April 2, 2019 — An embattled abortion facility in Ohio has lost the latest round of its legal battle to stay open despite lacking the required hospital transfer agreement, with the next step potentially being the state Supreme Court. In 2016, …

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A semi-candid assessment of the real reasons abortion clinics are closing by a pro-abortion writer

By Dave Andrusko In 2016 during the time the Supreme Court was considering the ultimately successful challenge to Texas’ HB 2, NRL Director of Education & Research Dr. Randall K. O’Bannon analyzed one of the key arguments pro-abortion litigators made in the case of Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt: that the law caused many abortion …

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A flattering portrait of “independent abortion providers” who perform 60% of all abortions

By Dave Andrusko Time got away from me Tuesday so I was not able to write the companion piece to complement the terrific post we re-ran by Dr. Randall K. O’Bannon who analyzed “The ‘other’ abortion clinics that perform 2/3rds of all abortions.” While the story by Dr. O’Bannon, NRLC’s director of education & research, …

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Why a license for a proposed South Bend abortion clinic was properly turned down

By Dave Andrusko When last we reported [here and here], a three-judge panel of the Indiana Department of Health’s executive board had voted to block the opening of a new abortion facility in South Bend, Indiana, by the Texas-based Whole Woman’s Health Alliance’s (WWHA). Were its license ever approved, the clinic would perform chemical abortions through …

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