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"
By Dave Andrusko Several months ago St. Joseph County Right to Life and Indiana Right to Life learned that an abortion facility has applied to open in South Bend. It turned out to be Whole Woman’s Health of South Bend, whose parent company is none other than the Texas-based Whole Woman’s Health Alliance. Next week, …Continue reading "Indiana judge will decide next week on proposed South Bend abortion clinic"
By Katie Franklin A few weeks ago, pro-life Ohioans caught a major break when one Columbus abortion facility decided to sue another, providing a small but wonderful glimpse into the hypocrisy of Big Abortion. Alleging lease violations, breach of contract, and other charges, Founder’s Women’s Health Center formally initiated a lawsuit against Your Choice Healthcare, …Continue reading "One Ohio Abortion Facility Sues Another and the Hypocrisy Is Astounding"
By Sarah Terzo A pro-choice author describes an abortion clinic where she visited: “In all the years I have spent writing and thinking about a woman’s right to choose, I have never set foot in an abortion clinic, because I have never needed to. In my mind, I had always pictured a clean and comfortable …Continue reading "Pro-Choice writer visits abortion clinic, calls it “dirty and dark”"
By Dave Andrusko When last we reported on Toledo’s lone abortion clinic, the Ohio Supreme Court had just reaffirmed its earlier decision closing Capital Care Network for failing to secure an emergency patient transfer agreement with a local hospital within 30 miles of the abortion clinic. However Jim Provance of the Toledo Blade reported today that …Continue reading "Toledo’s lone abortion clinic granted new license after securing emergency transfer agreement"
By Dave Andrusko On a 5-2 vote, the Ohio Supreme Court Tuesday upheld a state order to close Capital Care Network, Toledo’s lone abortion clinic, for failing to secure an emergency patient transfer agreement with a local hospital within 30 miles of the abortion clinic. The justices also rejected a challenge by Preterm, Cleveland’s largest …Continue reading "Ohio Supreme Court upholds Department of Health order shutting down Toledo’s last abortion clinic"
One staff member said the word, “Cattle market” came up quite a lot.” By Sarah Terzo An abortion clinic inspected in England was cited for paying employees bonuses based on how many women went through with their abortions. The clinic had “Key Performance Indicators” that they had to meet. The KPI mandated the number of …Continue reading "Abortion Clinic workers got bonuses for selling abortions"