Britain’s 12th largest abortion clinic to close

By Right to Life UK An abortion clinic in Brighton that performed over 3,100 abortions in 2019 will be closing later in the year.  According to the latest available data, the BPAS Wistons Clinic in Brighton, run by the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, was responsible for 3,149 abortions in 2019, making it the 12th largest …

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Abortion Clinic Workers Knew Pro-lifers Helped Women

By Sarah Terzo In an interview with pro-life author Rachel M. MacNair, PhD, former clinic worker Joy Davis was asked about what her clinic did when women told them they did not want abortions. “We sent into the pro-lifers, we knew they were going to take care of them.” Rachel M. MacNair, PhD. “Achieving Peace in the Abortion …

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The New York Times, not so long ago, knew there were terrible conditions in abortion “mills”

By Sarah Terzo In an article from 1991, the New York Times wrote about rundown, sleazy “abortion mills” in New York City. The article, written by Robert D. McFadden, described abortion in New York City this way: “It is a shadowy business, the unregulated world of abortion mills, shabby clinics operating behind the facades of doctors’ offices, …

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UK’s second-largest late-term abortion clinic ‘The Lodge’ closes

By Right to Life UK The second-largest late-term abortion centre in the UK, which has performed over 1,200 abortions on unborn children at 20 weeks or over in the last three years, has closed. This abortion centre, situated in Streatham, South London and also known as ‘The Lodge’, has performed 13,114 abortions between 2017 and …

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Pro-choice authors lament: 28% of independent abortion clinics closed between 2012 and 2017

By Sarah Terzo According to one pro-abortion book: “More than 95% of abortions take place in freestanding abortion clinics – independent clinics (60%) and Planned Parenthood offices (35%) – as opposed to private doctors’ offices or hospitals. In part because of expensive state restrictions but also because of the decreasing abortion rate and antiabortion extremism, …

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GREAT NEWS! Oldest independent abortion provider in Portland, Oregon has closed!

By Lois Anderson, Executive Director, Oregon Right to Life Just shy of fifty years in business and after performing thousands of abortions, Lovejoy Surgicenter in Portland has closed. It was the oldest and largest independent abortion provider in the state, a symbol of the abortion industry in Oregon from the beginning.  They also participated in …

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One fourth of free-standing abortion centers in Pa. have had health and safety violations just since September

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation A check of the Pennsylvania Health Department website reveals that one fourth of the free-standing abortion centers in Pennsylvania have had health and safety violations since September. The Health Department notes that 16 free-standing abortion facilities currently operate in the Keystone State. Of those, four were …

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Pro-abortion Pa. Gov. shuts down businesses, exempts abortion operations

 By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Once again, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has shut down businesses because of the pandemic—but abortion operations are exempt from his latest closure order. Over the weekend, gyms, theaters, and casinos had to shut their doors, while abortion facilities were permitted to remain open. Restaurants had to …

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Many Independent Abortion Clinics Are Closing, report documents

Overwhelmingly perform most of the country’s late term abortions By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research As everyone knows, Planned Parenthood receives all the media attention, but lost in that single-minded focus is that while PPFA is indeed the biggest abortion chain, running some 37% of abortion clinics in the United …

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South Dakota’s lone abortion clinic only performing abortions one day a month

By Dave Andrusko I like to think I keep fairly close tabs on a lot of what happens in the states so when I read the headline “South Dakota resumes abortions after 7-month hiatus.” it threw me for a loop. The good news—or the better news—is that while this is true, it is accurate in …

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Abortion clinic worker explains why boyfriends are not allowed in procedure room

By Sarah Terzo Abortion clinic worker Jackie explains why boyfriends and husbands were not allowed to be with their partners while they are having abortions: “Patients did not bring their boyfriends, husbands, fathers, whoever were there to support, they could not bring that person into the back with them. So a lot of women were …

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Abortion clinic workers don’t want children in the facility

By Sarah Terzo In one book that talked about the daily workings of an abortion clinic, the author describes how clinic workers didn’t want women to bring their children to the facility: “Objections were also raised about clients who brought their young children with them into the recovery room: clinic workers were concerned not only …

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