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 As universally expected, a revamped Virginia Board of Health began the process of gutting regulations that would have upgraded what was required of abortion clinics in the Commonwealth. The vote was 9-6. However the regulatory process is so incredibly complicated it could be years before the amended rules are incorporated. Reporting for …Continue reading "Va. Board of Health rolls back protective abortion clinic regulations, but many more steps before changes take effect"
By Dave Andrusko This falls squarely under the “elections do matter” category. In 2013, when pro-abortion Terry McAuliffe, running over with money and media support, defeated pro-life Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to become Virginia’s new governor, the handwriting was on the wall. In an editorial that ran over the weekend, the Washington Post told us …Continue reading "Virginia Board of Health expected to gut abortion clinic regulations"
In a federal court hearing Thursday morning, Chief Judge Kevin Sharp issued a new injunction barring District Attorneys in both Davidson and Sullivan counties from enforcing Tennessee’s new state law that requires abortion facilities performing 50 or more surgical abortions annually to be licensed and inspected by the TN Department of Health. As a result …Continue reading "Federal Judge Kevin Sharp Issues New Injunction Barring Tennessee District Attorneys From Enforcing Law"
By Dave Andrusko U.S. District Judge Kevin Sharp today barred district attorneys in Davidson and Sullivan counties from enforcing a Tennessee law that requires abortion facilities that perform 50 or more abortions annually to meet the standards of an ambulatory surgical treatment center. Brought by clinics in Bristol and Nashville, their owner, and CHOICES (the …Continue reading "Federal Judge bars two Tennessee district attorneys from enforcing law requiring abortion clinics to be regulated as ambulatory surgical facilities"
Governor, Legislators, and Grassroots Advocates Join to Mark Enactment To the cheers of onlookers, Governor Bill Haslam added his signature on Wednesday to long-sought pro-life policies during a ceremonial bill signing at Nashville’s War Memorial Auditorium. Bills signed by Haslam include informed consent provisions for women and girls considering abortion, a 48-hour waiting period, and …Continue reading "Pro-Life Bills Given Ceremonial Signing by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam"
By Dave Andrusko Ten days ago Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill into law requiring that all clinics performing more than 50 surgical abortions each year be regulated as outpatient surgery centers and inspected annually. Today Gov. Haslam signed another pro-life bill, an informed consent measure that provides for a 48-hour waiting period …Continue reading "Tennessee Gov. signs 48-hour waiting period into law"
By Dave Andrusko In arguably the least surprising legal opinion of 2015, pro-abortion Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (D) issued an opinion today that adopts the abortion industry’s position on a 2013 law intended to upgrade abortion clinics and make them safer for women. Abortion clinics have moaned and groaned about the requirement that abortion …Continue reading "Virginia AG adopts pro-abortion position on abortion clinic regulations"
Editor’s note. The following news release was issued by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life. ST. PAUL — Legislation to license abortion facilities and end taxpayer funded abortion has been added to the Minnesota House of Representatives Health and Human Services omnibus bill. Both measures were approved Thursday on votes of 76-57 and are strongly supported …Continue reading "House includes pro-life bills in HHS omnibus legislation"
Measure to help ensure safety of women has passed through four committees ST. PAUL — Legislation to license abortion facilities in Minnesota was approved Friday by the House Ways and Means committee. The measure aims to safeguard the health of women entering abortion centers. It is strongly supported by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL). …Continue reading "House panel votes to license abortion facilities in Minnesota"
By Scott Fischbach In their recent Community Voices commentary (“Five anti-choice bills would especially burden low-income women,” April 1), Karen Law and Andrea Ledger write that legislative proposals to license abortion facilities and prohibit taxpayer funding of abortion would “undermine” the “core values” of our state. I disagree. These are common-sense bills that would benefit …Continue reading "Bills to license facilities and ban public funding of abortion reflect Minnesota’s values"