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Under pall of Gosnell trial, are Marylandís new abortion laws being enforced?
Catholic Review ^ | May 9, 2013 | Maria Wiering

Posted on 05/09/2013 1:24:07 PM PDT by Welchie25

The Philadelphia murder trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell, an abortion provider accused of cutting the spinal cords of infants delivered alive during abortion procedures, has exposed not only the grisly details of his practice, but also the negligence of several Pennsylvania governmental agencies.

The case is causing some to question whether abortion clinics are appropriately monitored across the country, including in Maryland, where the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) introduced new regulations for the state’s surgical abortion facilities last year.

Maryland has one of the highest abortion rates in the country, according to data from the New York-based Alan Guttmacher Institute, which has ties to Planned Parenthood, the United States’ largest abortion provider. Maryland is one of four states that do not collection abortion statistics.

“There’s a whole array of problems with Maryland’s licensed abortion facilities in terms of safety for the patients who go there, and the historical lack of enforcement of all the other laws in terms of environmental safety and privacy protection,” said Del. Nicholaus Kipke, a Republican representing District 31 in Anne Arundel County.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: Maryland
KEYWORDS: abortion; abortionclinics; prolife

1 posted on 05/09/2013 1:24:07 PM PDT by Welchie25
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To: Welchie25; Tolerance Sucks Rocks

MD ping

2 posted on 05/09/2013 1:25:35 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

not called THE FREAK STATE for no reason.

3 posted on 05/09/2013 2:20:12 PM PDT by bravo whiskey (We should not fear our government. Our government shoud fear us.)
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To: Welchie25; Abundy; Albion Wilde; AlwaysFree; AnnaSASsyFR; bayliving; BFM; cindy-true-supporter; ...

Maryland abortion facilities unsafe? I’m shocked, SHOCKED, I tell ya!

Maryland “Freak State” PING!

4 posted on 05/09/2013 7:21:33 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Drag Me From Hell!)
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