Category Archives: Abortion Clinic Regulations

NARAL Pro-Choice: It’s okay to hold abortion clinics to lower standards than veterinary clinics

A bill was passed in Virginia allowing for inspections of abortion clinics and requiring them to meet certain basic health standards. According to  Brian Gottstein, spokesman of Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli: “The state has long regulated outpatient surgical facilities and personnel … Continue reading

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National Abortion Federation opposes regulations to make abortion safer

Sometimes pro-choice groups oppose commonsense regulations that would make abortion safer. Rachel MacNair described the following in her book: “When 60 Minutes ran a piece about Hillview abortion clinic in Maryland, showing the women who had been killed and maimed, they … Continue reading

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Pro-choicers fight bill that would stop future Gosnells

Pro-choice activists opposed proposed regulations of abortion clinics in Pennsylvania. These regulations were prompted by the Kermit Gosnell incident. According to the article: “….the measure would hold abortion providers to the same standards as doctors providing any other medical procedure.” … Continue reading

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Pro-Choice Activist on Clinic’s Dangers

From an article by Misty Mealey: In 1989, the Miami Herald ran a story about a local abortion clinic whose conditions were so heinous that one woman died and another was maimed. Abortion proponents admitted that they had known about the … Continue reading

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60 Minutes On The National Abortion Federation and Clinic Safety

TheNational Abortion Federation claims that they “ensure continued high standards for safe, quality abortion care. We meet this charge in three ways: offering continuing medical education to reproductive healthcare providers, chronicling abortion related complications, and establishing standards of care.” 1991 … Continue reading

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Abortion Clinic Health Regulations And Pro-Choice Opposition

Pro-Choice individuals and organizations claim to be concerned first and foremost with the medical needs of women. Therefore, it is hard to understand why such organizations oppose regulations that would make abortion safer. In many states, legislation has been introduced … Continue reading

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