Alliance Defending Freedom: It’s days away: The Supreme Court’s marriage decision is expected to come down on June 29.
Life Site News: With the assistance of the Alliance Defending Freedom, Operation Rescue sued the St. Louis Fire Department in May, 2014, to obtain public information that was over-zealously redacted from 911 records it had received through the Freedom of Information Act. That case is pending.
Life News: With the assistance of the Alliance Defending Freedom, Operation Rescue sued the St. Louis Fire Department in May, 2014, to obtain public information that was over-zealously redacted from 911 records it had received through the Freedom of Information Act. That case is pending.
Cleveland.com: “Members of Operation Rescue, a Kansas-based anti-abortion group, are expected to protest Wednesday outside a Cleveland women’s clinic that they accuse of fatally botching a recent abortion.”
Associated Press: “Gov. Sam Brownback says Kansas has been called to be a national leader on moral issues, comparing past anti-abortion protests in Wichita to the abolitionist movement that helped end slavery.”
One News Now: “ADF concerned about Planned Parenthood’s fraud”
LifeNews: “We have yet to find an abortionist that completely complies with the law. This makes the abortion industry very dangerous. When we can document abuses, we consider it a public service to report these shady abortionists to the authorities,” said Newman. “It’s gratifying to know that our work has helped save lives and has protected women from shoddy or abusive abortion practices. It’s an incentive to work even harder to end abortion altogether.”
Jackson Free Press: Preacher Flip Benham and his band of anti-abortion protesters from Operation Rescue America descended on Jackson Monday, two days after a pro-abortion rights rally at Jackson Women’s Health Organization, or JWHO, the state’s sole remaining abortion clinic.
The Wichita Eagle: The Kansas Supreme Court unanimously ruled Friday to indefinitely suspend former state Attorney General Phill Kline from practicing law in Kansas after determining he violated professional conduct rules. | Opnion: In the matter of Phillip Dean Kline
NY Times: At the New Mexico Holocaust and Intolerance Museum, three dozen people, many of them teenagers, arrived last month without warning . . . they demanded that the museum include an exhibit on what they called the “American genocide” of legal abortion,
LifeNews (includes video): An ambulance arrived at the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the only abortion clinic in Mississippi, at about 12:20 p.m. on Wednesday, August 7, and transported a female patient who emerged from the clinic in Mississippi on a gurney. The pale-skinned, brown-haired woman was covered head to toe with a blanket.
LifeNews: The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday that it has suspended the license of Femcare, an abortion clinic in Asheville, for two dozen serious health and safety violations discovered during a routine inspection on July 18 and 19th.
LifeSiteNews (includes video): Operation Rescue recently sent a postcard to abortion facilities all over the country telling its workers and assistants, “Don’t go to jail for something your employer is doing or told you to do!” In the Karpen case, Operation Rescue, the Alliance Defending Freedom, and Abby Johnson’s And Then There Were None helped the women leave the abortion industry and tell their story.
LifeNews: Gigi Aguiliar, Deborah Edge, and Krystal Rodriguez came forward after receiving a postcard from Operation Rescue. The pro-life community has now connected them with attorneys at Alliance Defending Freedom, who helped them contact authorities in Texas.
AP: It can’t meet the mandates of a 2012 state law and the governor wants to shut it down, but Mississippi’s only abortion clinic is not about to quietly retreat.
LifeNews: The three informants, Deborah Edge, Gigi Aguliar, and Krystal Rodriguez, have come forward to tell of their horrific experiences working for abortionist Douglas Karpen, at one of three of his Texas abortion clinics, the Aaron Women’s Clinic in Houston.
LifeNews: When we found out that the new owner of the South Wind Women’s Center abortion clinic in Wichita, Kansas had a practice in our own backyard, we knew we had to stage a full-blown protest outside her office, which we did.
LifeSiteNews: Through an undercover investigation conducted by Operation Rescue, it has been learned that Chicago area abortionist Cheryl Chastine has made plans to fly to Wichita to provide abortions at South Wind Women’s Center, a proposed new abortion clinic located in George Tiller’s former abortion building on East Kellogg.
LifeSiteNews: The pro-life group Operation Rescue has today published newly obtained 911 recordings of two medical emergencies at Planned Parenthood in Wilmington, Delaware, which took place on February 8, and 16, 2013.
Groups from Around Country to Come Together to Mourn Death of Young Woman Killed by Leroy Carhart and Hold Press Conference Monday at 9am
Christian Newswire: Representatives of Priests for Life, Alliance Defending Freedom, 40 Days for Life, the Family Research Council, Students for Life, Operation Rescue, Rock for Life, the Christian Defense Coalition, the National Black Pro-Life Union, the Maryland Family Alliance, the Archdiocese of Washington DC, several local churches and pastors, and many others will join the Maryland Coalition for Life on Monday.
AP: The New Mexico Medical Board has exonerated an Albuquerque doctor who was accused of gross negligence in the abortion of a nearly 9-month-old fetus.
AP: A woman from New York came to New Mexico to terminate her pregnancy at one of the nation’s four late-term abortion clinics after she found out the fetus she had been carrying for more than eight months had severe brain abnormalities. There were complications during the abortion and the 26-year-old woman was rushed to the hospital with a ruptured uteru
LifeNews: Two pro-abortion activists attacked the office of the pro-life group Operation Rescue and destroyed a security camera at the organization’s central Kansas headquarters.
LifeSiteNews: Operation Rescue has been informed by the Office of the Disciplinary Administrator that ethics complaints filed against Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe have been docketed and will be investigated.
Sacramento Bee: An anti-abortion group has filed an ethics complaint against Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt over the dismissal of a criminal case against a Kansas City-area Planned Parenthood clinic.
LifeNews: “We call on Howe and others involved to immediately resign and we call for an independent investigation into this conspiracy to obstruct justice,” said Operation Rescue President Troy Newman. “This is corruption, plain and simple.”
Pro Life Blogs: New documents obtained by Operation Rescue through Kansas Open Records Act requests prove that records crucial to the criminal prosecution of Comprehensive Health of Planned Parenthood of Overland Park that were said to have been destroyed currently exist and were placed under seal in the custody of the Shawnee County Clerk of the Court by Judge Richard Anderson on January 12, 2012.
Operation Rescue at Opposing Views: An ambulance arrived at the Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Boise, Idaho, this afternoon and transported a woman to St. Luke’s Hospital in Boise where she was admitted to the Emergency Room. The cause of the medical emergency and condition of the woman is currently unknown; however, activists confirm that abortions were performed today at that Planned Parenthood facility.
LifeNews: Pro-life activist Gary Boisclair is creating quite a stir in his primary bid against Muslim Democrat incumbent Congressman Keith Ellison in Minnesota’s 5th District, up to and including death threats.
LifeSiteNews: Almost 100 pro-life and religious liberty organizations, including Human Life International, Live Action, Operation Rescue, Catholic Vote, the Alliance Defense Fund, and many others have joined the coalition supporting the rallies.
Kansas AG Asked to Reopen Kline’s Investigation Into Non-reporting of Child Sex Abuse by Abortion Clinic After Document Leak
Christian Newswire: Documents leaked to Operation Rescue by a confidential informant contain proof that Central Family Medical, a Kansas City abortion clinic also known as Aid for Women, routinely does not report suspected abuse on women and minors who seek abortions.
FoxNews: Kansas-based Operation Rescue is flooding the mailboxes of abortion practices around the country, hoping a generous cash offer will compel employees to report crimes . . .
Operation Rescue on the Christian Newswire: Franz Theard and Douglas Karpen have both been scheduled for hearings on May 16, 2012. Theard is accused of coaching minor girls to cross state lines to avoid Texas parental notification laws and with illegally disposing of aborted baby remains. Karpen is accused of violating the state’s informed consent laws, but has a sordid history of abortion abuses dating back to 1988.
LifeNews.com: An abortion practitioner based in Indiana is under investigation by state officials for hiding the fact that he does abortions in the Hoosier State on medical forms filed with Ohio officials.
LifeSiteNews.com (includes video): An undercover audio investigation has been released in which a New Mexico abortion clinic worker tells a potential client that an $8-9,000 elective abortion at 27 weeks gestation would be fully covered by taxpayer Medicaid dollars.
Christian Newswire: Operation Rescue has been notified that a tenth abortionist will face a disciplinary hearing this fall before the Texas Medical Board based on a complaint filed by Troy Newman the group’s president.
Standard Newswire: Operation Rescue has obtained eight new 911 recordings that reveal a scandalous pattern of botched abortions at two Albuquerque abortion clinics.
LifeSiteNews.com: A chilling 911 call from an abortion clinic, in which a clinic worker describes the worsening condition of a botched abortion victim, has been released by Operation Rescue.
Christian Newswire: Operation Rescue announces that progress is being made in Texas Medical Board investigations of abortion abuses involving 14 abortionists in the Lone Star State.
LifeSiteNews: Filthy clinic conditions, massive privacy violations, illegal dumping of human tissue, staff members coaching underage girls to hide statutory rape: these, according to the pro-life group Operation Rescue, are just some of the numerous abuses committed at Texas abortion clinics uncovered during a three-month investigation.
Westchester Fox 19: “Washington, D.C.-based Operation Rescue/Insurrecta Nex is protesting Planned Parenthood Monday morning at the West Chester office of Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester).”
LifeNews: “A three-month-long investigation conducted by a pro-life group into abortion centers in Texas reveals a pattern of evading parental consent laws and illegally dumping both medical records and hazardous waste.”
Chicago Tribune: “The University of Iowa allowed one of its doctors to violate the school’s non-compete agreement to resign to work for Planned Parenthood as long as she continued to train students on abortion and other procedures, according to a legal agreement released to The Associated Press.”
Fox News: “Six followers of anti-abortion activist Randall Terry were arrested Wednesday outside the office of House Speaker John Boehner. The protesters were demanding that Boehner, himself a staunch opponent of abortion, not give in to the Senate on the issue of defunding Planned Parenthood.”
LifeNews: “A landlord has filed a lawsuit seeking to stop a new abortion practitioner from setting up shop in Wichita, Kansas to replace late-term abortion practitioner George Tiller.”
LifeNews: “Mila Means has reportedly purchased abortion equipment from the now-closed Women’s Health Care Services formerly operated by Tiller and plans to begin doing abortions on Saturdays at her medical office near East Harry and Webb Road in Wichita.”
LifeNews: “The Iowa Supreme Court Attorney Disciplinary Board has launched a formal investigation into Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller for blocking an abortion investigation.”
LifeNews: “The Kansas State Board of Healing Arts has announced it is delaying hearings in a case related to an abortion practitioner who evaded state law by making illegal abortion referrals.”
LifeNews: “[Operation Rescue] provided figures showing 31 abortion businesses closed in the last 12 months while 9 new abortion facility opened — for a net drop of 22 abortion facilities.”
LifeNews: “Planned Parenthood claims its new telemed abortion process it is using in Iowa has resulted in no complications for women using the dangerous abortion drug. But, one pro-life organization says figures from the CDC and the Australian government make that claim appear impossible.”
Des Moines Register: “National abortion-rights opponents plan to ask the Iowa Board of Medicine today to halt Planned Parenthood’s use of a remote-controlled system to dispense abortion pills in rural Iowa clinics. Officials with Operation Rescue, an anti-abortion group headquartered in Kansas, also said Thursday they have filed complaints with county attorneys in 10 Iowa counties, including Polk County, seeking criminal prosecution of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, which has its headquarters in Des Moines.”
LifeNews: “A coalition of pro-life and pro-family organizations will hold a press conference on Friday prior to the afternoon session of the Iowa Board of Medicine. The groups will voice strong opposition to the use of telemedicine for abortions by Planned Parenthood of the Heartland.”
LifeNews: “A pro-life group released new documents today from a former abortion facility staffer showing two women injured medically by botched abortions in Columbus, Ohio in the last two months. The organization says it and other documents show women are injured more frequently than most people understand.”
The Haverhill Gazette: “A women’s health clinic that provides family planning and abortion services has relocated from Methuen to Haverhill. Already the Groveland Street practice of Dr. Marcus Gordon has attracted the attention of Operation Rescue, a protest group that also pickets at North Shore Women’s Health Center in Lynn, Gordon’s other practice.”
Operation Rescue: “A representative of the Pennsylvania Health Department contacted Operation Rescue today with additional information on the status of the ordered closure of four Pennsylvania abortion clinics operated by disgraced abortionist Steven Chase Brigham. Brigham has transferred ownership of his clinics in Allentown and Pittsburgh to Rose Health Services. … However, Brigham’s clinics in Erie and State College have been ordered to immediately stop doing abortions. The clinics are allowed to remain open for services other than abortion.” | Via LifeSiteNews
LifeNews: “Operation Rescue has filed a formal complaint with the Iowa Attorney General’s office asking for a criminal investigation of a remote-controlled push-button Internet abortion pill scheme.”
LifeNews: “The Beacon Women’s Center, placed on temporary probation in 2007 after health problems state inspectors encountered, will close down permanently next week.”
Operation Rescue: “Plans to expand abortions via the Internet without the on-site presence of a licensed physician have been placed on hold by Planned Parenthood of East Central Iowa, (PPECI), after a representative from that group prematurely told a reporter that the controversial chemical abortion scheme was slated to expand to Cedar Rapids and Dubuque . . . ”
LifeNews: “The state of Iowa has announced it has begun an investigation into the new ‘telemed’ process Planned Parenthood is using to dispense abortion drugs.”
AP: “A group of lawmakers is pushing to make Nebraska the first state to outlaw most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy based on the argument that the fetus might feel pain during the procedure.”
LifeSiteNews: “That trend, says the pro-life group, is evident in data collected in the past two months since Operation Rescue released a report that showed that over two-thirds of the nation’s abortion clinics have closed in the past 18 years . . . When Project Daniel 5:25 was released last December listing every abortion clinic in the United States, records showed 713 locations. Since then five abortion facilities have closed, although two more have opened, bringing the number down to 710 . . . ”
Christian Newswire: “A troubled New Jersey abortion clinic affiliated with the National Abortion Federation (NAF) has paid out $1.9 million to settle a lawsuit brought by a Rasheedah Dinkins, who suffered a horrifically botched second trimester abortion in 2007.”
Christian Post: “There were nearly 2,200 abortion clinics in 1991, estimates Operation Rescue. Today, there are just 713 clinics.”
Christian Newswire: “Operation Rescue has released a three-part report documenting how late-term abortionist Martin Haskell has used his considerable influence over years of legal wrangling in order to keep his Dayton abortion clinic open even though it does not meet the safety requirements prescribed by law.”
Christian Newswire: Late-term abortionist LeRoy Carhart was in Washington, D.C. today standing with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in support of taxpayer funded abortion. ‘If there was any doubt that the Pelosi-Reid-Obama health care scheme would force taxpayers to fund abortions, there isn’t anymore,’ said Operation Rescue President Troy Newman.”
Boston Globe (AP): “Operation Rescue has told its supporters it is facing a ‘major financial crisis’ and is very close to shutting down unless emergency help arrives soon.”
LifeNews: “Steven H. Aden, the senior legal counsel for the Alliance Defense Fund, represented Pouillon several years ago to defend his free speech rights in a case where local police unjustly arrested him. ‘Jim Pouillon was a courageous friend of both unborn children and the First Amendment right to speak up on their behalf, and he will be sorely missed,’ Aden told LifeNews.com.”
Operation Rescue on the Christian Newswire: “Operation Rescue has received written confirmation from the Nebraska Attorney General’s office that a request for a comprehensive investigation into late-term abortionist LeRoy Carhart’s abortion business has been directed to the Nebraska Department of Health and Environment where the progress of that agency’s investigation will be monitored by the Attorney General’s office.”
Pro-Life Blogs: “Operation Rescue announced today that it has launched the new “Keep it Closed” campaign, which is a multi-group effort to stop LeRoy Carhart from opening a late-term abortion clinic in Nebraska, Kansas, or any other state.”
AP: “Operation Rescue of Wichita, Kan., on Thursday released audio recordings and e-mails containing threats, including one that says it’s ‘time to start killing Bible-thumping morons.’”
AP: “The group that tried for years to put slain abortion provider Dr. George Tiller out of business is interested in buying his now-closed clinic in Wichita, its president said.”
AP: “Thousands of University of Notre Dame alumni have received letters by an anti-abortion group urging them to demand the university cancel President Barack Obama’s upcoming commencement appearance.”
Operation Rescue has issued this press release on the Christian Newswire: “Abortion records kept by the Kansas State Department of Health and Environment prove that, during his trial, late-term abortionist George R. Tiller misrepresented the number of post-viability abortions done at his Wichita clinic by nearly 50% . . . Tiller indicated that the average cost of a post-viability abortion is $6,000. He pockets 38 cents on every dollar generated. Using that average, post-viability abortions conservatively generated over $2.9 million in 2003, with Tiller’s take being close to $1.2 million.”
Operation Rescue has issued this press release on the Christian Newswire: “An electrician made the decision yesterday to cancel his contract for work on a fire-damaged abortion clinic after pro-lifers called and explained to the vendor that his work was …
Jay Sekulow of ACLJ, Randall Terry of Operation Rescue, and the Rev. Thomas Weese of the Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University appeared on NPR’s Talk of the Nation to discuss this question. Audio is not available until 6 pm …
Operation Rescue has issued this press release on the Christian Newswire. It begins: The hearing in a motion to suppress evidence against late-term abortionist George R. Tiller resumed today after a six week break. Tiller is charged with 19 counts …