Month: September 2013

Permanent Injunction Issued Against Birmingham Abortion Clinic: Update

Friday, September 27, 2013: Life Legal Defense Foundation filed an amicus brief in Jefferson County Circuit Court in Birmingham, Alabama, in the case State Board of Health v. New Women’s Inc. The brief was filed on behalf of LLDF, CEC for Life and Operation Rescue, and urges the court to reject the defendant’s request for …

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California Removes Basic Safety Regulations at Abortion Clinics

On September 12, 2013, the California legislature passed AB 980, a bill that would “require the State Department of Public Health…to repeal certain regulations relating to abortion services in primary care clinics.” (See Legislative Counsel’s Digest.) According to the California Catholic Conference, “AB 980 will allow…first-trimester abortions performed by mid-level clinicians to occur in substandard …

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“Abortion Exceptionalism” to be reviewed by U.S. Supreme Court

As pro-life sidewalk counselors have experienced for years, there is often one set of rules for free speech at abortion clinics that bears little resemblance to the rules that apply everywhere else. These rules have been springing up all over the country and have unfortunately been upheld by the majority of reviewing courts. Most recently, …

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Exposing the Lie: Abortion is not Medical Care

According to Justice Blackmun, “[T]he abortion decision and its effectuation must be left to the medical judgment of the pregnant woman’s attending physician.” Roe v. Wade (emphasis added). As pointed out by LLDF’s Legal Director, Katie Short, in the most recent edition of Lifeline, the Roe decision repeatedly stressed the centrality of the physician in …

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