Virginia Health Department Votes to Alter Abortion Safety Laws at Packed Hearing

By Cheryl Sullenger Richmond, VA — The Virginia Department of Health, consisting primarily of new appointees of pro-abortion Gov. Terry McAuliffe, voted 13-2 today to amend licensing rules for abortion facilities to make it easier for them to stay in business even though they cannot meet basic safety requirements currently outlined in a 2012 law. […]

Five Abortion Facilities Stay Closed After Supreme Court Blocks Enforcement of Texas Safety Standards

Austin, TX — While the status of abortion facilities in Texas remains in flux, a new survey of Texas abortion businesses conducted by Operation Rescue on Monday, October 20, 2014, shows five abortion facilities still remain closed even though they were temporarily allowed to reopen under last week’s Supreme Court ruling. Earlier this month, 14 […]

Special Report: Why Virginia’s Appallingly Substandard Abortion Facilities Must Not Be Excepted from the Law

By Cheryl Sullenger Henrico, VA – Over half of Virginia’s abortion facilities have admitted that they cannot comply with new safety regulations and have asked to be excused from compliance. So far, ten out of Virginia’s nineteen abortion facilities have applied to the State Health Commissioner, Dr. Marissa J. Levine, for variances to the state’s […]

Who Is Mississippi’s Abortionist “Dr. Doe” and Why is Willie Parker Covering for Him?

By Cheryl Sullenger Jackson, MS – The State of Mississippi filed an appeal to the full Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday seeking a reversal of a last month’s ruling by a three member panel that has blocked implementation of a 2012 law that requires abortionists to maintain hospital privileges within 30 miles of […]

Late-term Abortionist Haskell Sues ODH to Circumvent Another Closure Order

By Cheryl Sullenger Cincinnati, OH – Martin Haskell, a nationally-known late-term abortionist who helped develop the now outlawed Partial-Birth Abortion procedure, has sued the Ohio Department of Health this week for ordering his Sharonville abortion facility to close because it does not meet the minimum medical safety standards in Ohio law. This suit comes just […]