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Entries Tagged ‘Iowa’

Woman finds out at six months she’s pregnant with rare twins

by Kelli I had really sharp pain in my left side and went into the doctor, and they said we think you might be pregnant. They told me I was six months and told me to get down to the ER. They did an ultrasound and told me it was twins…. They’re both just little […]

Pro-life photos of the week: Pregnancy care center sign beats Planned Parenthood wall

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Mary's Choice sign over Planned Parenthood abortion clinic wall 1

The Catholic Globe reported on an interesting competition in Iowa:

Location was a huge factor for Mary’s Choice, a pro-life pregnancy resource center in Sioux City as it is next to Planned Parenthood, because it could be seen by those entering the facility.

Pro-life news brief 8-19-14

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat

  • A judge in Iowa has upheld the ban on telemed/Skype abortions in the state:

    The judge wrote that the medical board has significant authority to regulate such issues. “There is no question that the board has the power to establish standards of practice for the medical profession. Those standards include the authority to adopt and enforce standards regarding the minimal standards of acceptable and prevailing practice,” he wrote.

    The system has remained in use while the two sides wrangled in court. The judge’s ruling is set to take effect in 30 days. A Planned Parenthood spokeswoman said her agency would file a legal appeal.

Stanek weekend question: Who’s to blame for abortion regret?

160061588.jpg.CROP.rectangle3-largeThis weekend question comes via abortion apologist Amanada Marcotte, who wrote at RH Reality Check on March 3:

Iowa is now considering a bill that would allow abortion patients to sue a doctor for abortion regret, even if they received counseling and signed informed consent forms prior to the abortion. The bill gives women a ten-year window to come to the conclusion that they regret their abortion and to sue. Since none of us really knows where we’ll be in ten years, this opens abortion providers up to all sorts of unfair lawsuits, since there’s no way to know that the 21-year-old women’s studies major with a pro-choice button on her bag getting an abortion today is going to get married and join a fundamentalist church and decide she must produce “abortion regret” in penance before she’s 30.

Pro-life news brief 2-20-14

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat

Iowa Dem lists colic among reasons webcam abortions should stay legal

by Kelli I want to let you know that we as women know about babies. We love them. We adore them. But we also know that they have the challenges they bring. They have colic, the sleepless nights, the finances, the disciplinary challenges, the education challenges, the birth defects, the mental health issues, the learning […]

Pro-life news brief 11-6-13

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat

  • Notorious abortionist Stephen Brigham has opened an abortion clinic in Philadelphia. Brigham’s presence has pushed other abortion providers to send an alert to the state.

    The new clinic, Integrity Family Health, is on Bustleton Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia. The state Department of Health did an initial inspection and issued a permit, called a registration, eight weeks ago, then added the facility to its online list of abortion clinics in the Keystone State.

    The new clinic’s connections to Brigham are circumstantial but were enough to concern some longtime critics of his operations – in this case, other abortion providers….

    Then they called the toll-free number for Brigham’s multistate abortion company, American Women’s Services, and found that appointments were being made for Integrity Family Health. They also got Integrity’s prices, directions, and heard a recorded abortion-counseling message.

    Then they alerted state health officials.

Planned Parenthood announces 6 closures; another sued for forced botch

closedFrom Wisconsin came welcome news this week that four Planned Parenthood clinics will soon close. From Huffington Post, February 18:

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin announced the closure of four family planning health centers on Monday as a result of the state legislature’s elimination of funding to the health care provider.

The clinics in Beaver Dam, Johnson Creek, Chippewa Falls and Shawano, which serve approximately 2,000 patients, will close between April and July of this year.


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