By Dave Andrusko Not every abortion clinic is a Planned Parenthood affiliate. We tend to forget that. Many are Independents and many of them are affiliated with the Abortion Care Network. Each year’s annual report is grimmer than the previous year. For example, I wrote last year that “Twice as many independent abortion clinics have …Continue reading "Report laments that the overall number of brick-and-mortar independent clinics has decreased by 32 percent since 2012"
By Sarah Terzo An article in the New York Times describes how abortion clinics compete for customers and discusses how they try to maximize their profits. From the article: Abortion clinics are not so different from other specialty services, said Dr. William Ramos, who runs an abortion clinic in Las Vegas. “In the entire state of Nevada, …Continue reading "Abortion Clinics Compared to Car Dealerships"
By Dave Andrusko After 30 years of ending the lives of unborn babies, the Women’s Health and Family Care clinic, located in Jackson, Wyoming, is shutting down permanently on December 15. According to Hanna Merzbach, reporting for KHOL radio, a sign hanging on the front door attributes the closing to rising costs, particularly rent. “With the rising costs of overhead, …Continue reading "Jackson, Wyoming’s only abortion clinic to close December 15"
By Nancy Flanders Following pushback from pro-life organizations and individuals, including Live Action, an all-trimester abortion facility preparing to open in Beverly Hills, California, this fall has lost its lease agreement. According to an Instagram video shared by the pro-life group The Battle Cry, the landlord of 8920 Wilshire Blvd in Beverly Hills has rescinded the …Continue reading "Pro-life pushback prevents all-trimester abortion facility from opening"
By We Need a Law In a country where family doctors can now prescribe the abortion pill, abortion clinics are looking for new marketing strategies to help them keep clients. A recent CBC article shares the perspective of abortion advocates who say they need to retake the abortion narrative by using the word “abortion” more freely. They …Continue reading "Renaming abortion clinics in Canada – Who benefits?"
By Right to Life of Louisville As we shared on social media in late-May, the EMW abortion mill property on Market Street is for sale. EMW has taken the lives of 100,000+ babies over the years (nearly 30 yrs at this location),but hasn’t been performing abortions since the state’s trigger law went into effect in …Continue reading "EMW Abortion Mill Property Remains on the Market"
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 …Continue reading "Why a license for a proposed South Bend abortion clinic was properly turned down"
By Dave Andrusko Back in late April, Kansans for Life stood tall in a battle over a bill to expand “telemedicine” so as to reinforce the state law that requires that a doctor be physically present when a woman takes the first of two drugs that make up a chemical abortion, aka RU-486, and to …Continue reading "Wichita abortion clinic challenges Kansas “medical abortion” law"
By Sarah Terzo Deborah Ruhe, New Hampshire Feminist Health Center, administrative and outreach director, on an abortion clinic that was closed after four women died there of botched abortions: “There are probably some abortion providers who are less than admirable, but I don’t see that as the norm.” Scott Kraft, “The Business is Abortion: And …Continue reading "Abortion clinic where 4 women died is “less than admirable”"
By Dave Andrusko Following a two day hearing last week, Clare Deitchman, an administrative law judge for the Indiana state health department, has a month to decide whether to grant the Whole Woman’s Health of South Bend’s appeal of the State Health Department’s rejection of its license application. If the abortion clinic ultimately wins, it …Continue reading "Indiana judge has 30 days to decide abortion clinic’s appeal of decision rejecting its license application"
By Dave Andrusko Last week we updated readers on the latest in the long legal dispute over the license of the Women’s Med Center (WMC) in Dayton, Ohio, owned by the notorious late-term abortionist, Martin Haskell, which has a long history of legal battles with the Ohio Department of Health. Good news. “Judge Mary Wiseman of …Continue reading "Ohio abortion clinic has 30 days to appeal a ruling upholding the revocation of the facility’s license, or permanently close"
Editor’s note. This comes from Ohio Right to Life. The “variance” discussed is in reference to a requirement that abortion clinics have written transfer agreements with hospitals in case of emergencies. This past week, two of the remaining abortion clinics in Ohio had administrative hearings regarding their status before the Ohio Department of Health. Women’s …Continue reading "UPDATE: Status of Two Ohio Abortion Clinics"