Newman: Incredible Week Of Victories

Dear Friends of Life,

I wanted to take the time to share with you the incredibly fruitful time we had last week.

I spent the week in New York City at Priests for Life Headquarters. I was honored to be given the privilege of addressing the pastoral staff and sharing with them about our work. It was an amazing opportunity to meet new people and create relationships that I believe will help forge alliances that will speed the end of abortion in our nation.

While I was away from Operation Rescue’s own national headquarters in Wichita, our busy staff was notified that the Kansas Board of Healing Arts had filed a disciplinary petition against Ann Kristin Neuhaus for improper late-term abortion referrals that she made to George Tiller. That petition was based on a complaint we filed.

That was exciting news in our office, since we had worked for many years to bring this particular abortionist to justice. (We had a similar disciplinary petition pending against Tiller at the time of his death.) There is a good chance that Neuhaus, who defiantly and improperly provided a rubber stamp on Tiller’s post-viability abortions, will lose her medical license. This story made news all over the country.

Later in the week, our staff learned that another abortionist in California, Andrew Rutland, who we have worked to expose and bring to discipline, was charged by the California Medical Board with one count of homicide in the death of Ying Chen. That young lady died from a botched abortion done by Rutland in a filthy acupuncture clinic in San Gabriel that lacked proper emergency equipment and trained staff.

Rutland had the nerve to lash out at Operation Rescue for our part in trying to alert the Medical Board to his abortion abuses. He accused us of being engaged in a “clandestine political collaboration” with authorities and complained that several abortionists have already been “forced” from the abortion business because of our work.

If he means that we work with the authorities to report illegal activity at abortion clinics and demand enforcement, he is correct! When he says we “forced” abortionists out of work, he really means that we urged medical boards to suspend or revoke their medical licenses. Guilty as charged!

This is an example of how worried abortionists are about Operation Rescue’s peaceful efforts to work though the legal system. They know how effective it is!

In fact, so concerned are abortionists in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at the thought of us coming to their town that they staged a protest of Operation Rescue outside of the local Planned Parenthood on Friday. (Ironically, the unorganized band of protesters appeared to passersby to be protesting the abortion clinic!)

They don’t want us investigating Planned Parenthood and late-term abortionist Curtis Boyd, because they know what we know: abortionists do not keep the law and act as though they are above it.

I have often said that we have never found an abortion clinic yet that follows the law.

That is why the abortion cartel fears Operation Rescue.

It is certainly not because we are violent. We are not and the abortionists know it. We have a long track record of peaceful activism within the framework of the law that has resulted in the closure of countless abortion clinics. In order to take the focus off their shoddy abortion practices, they have to attack our reputation.

But we are okay with that because the Bible teaches us in Matthew 5:11-12, “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven…”

We know that truth will ultimately win out and that one day, with God’s grace, we will triumph over child-killing in this nation.

So that was our week; a successful trip to encourage other pro-lifers in New York, two abortionists in hot water with the authorities that could result in them being kicked out of the abortion business for good, and a protest against us backfired on the pro-aborts. Praise God!

We could not have accomplished so much without the faithful support of people like you. Our victories are your victories as well.

With your continued support, we can have many more weeks like this – and even better. We have big plans in the works to expose the horrific truth of abortion that can only become reality with your help.

This is August, traditionally the worst month for donations. We call it the “Summer Slump.” With all our projects making such great progress, for the babies’ sake, we cannot afford to cut back on any of them.

We are in Iowa exposing Planned Parenthood’s dangerous remote controlled abortion pill distribution scheme known as “telemed abortions.” We are working in Florida to hasten the prosecution of an abortion clinic worker who killed a baby that was born alive during a botched abortion. Our hard-working staff has important ongoing projects in New Mexico, California, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Nebraska, New York, Texas, Michigan, Ohio, Washington, D.C., and more.

Please consider making a special summer gift to Operation Rescue to help us through the “Summer Slump.” You can donate easily and securely online by clicking here.

Thank you in advance for your support of this important, life-saving work.

For the innocent,

Troy Newman
President