Skip to comments.Planned Parenthood closing three Texas clinics, including Abby Johnsonís former clinic
Posted on 07/18/2013 12:07:40 PM PDT by topher
BRYAN, TX, July 18, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - On the same day as Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed the state's new late-term abortion ban into law, Planned Parenthood has announced that they are closing three more clinics in the state, one of which performs abortions.
In a press release, Planned Parenthood blamed the closures on funding cuts that Republican lawmakers passed in 2011. Those funding cuts have already led to the closure of numerous Planned Parenthood clinics across the state.
However, one of the three clinics, the Bryan clinic, is also subject to the requirements of the new abortion law signed by Gov. Perry today. Abortion advocates have said that the law could close as many as 37 of the state's abortion facilities.
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Think of the Tax Dollars that will be saved!!!
Anytime THREE Planned Parenthood Clinics close, is that not cause to celebrate and MAKE IT FRONT PAGE News!!!
Well, that will show us, right? Or maybe not... maybe they should close several more to let the point start to sink in...
If they want to act like abortion is a ‘medical procedure’, it needs to be treated like one....in a medical facility.
Only five clinics in Texas currently meet the requirements of the law, while the rest will be required to make costly upgrades to bring their facilities up to snuff. The Bryan clinic would have been one of those.
I believe LifeSiteNews.com claims, in another article, that there are 42 Abortion Clinics in Texas. That means it is possible or perhaps likely that a TOTAL of 37 Abortion Clinics may close...
I probably need to source that, but it was in another LifeSiteNews.com article...
The new law forces them to... Things like the abortion doctor must have privileges at a local hospital...
I wish the newly planned PP mega-abortion center in SW Ft Worth would suffer the same fate. But big cities apparently have more business (higher population of Leftists.)
Excerpt from that article about this:
In addition to banning abortions after 20 weeks, the bill also mandates that clinics meet the same safety standards as outpatient surgical centers. Currently 37 of the states 42 clinics fail to the meet these standards, meaning they will be required to make costly updates to their buildings, such as installing wider hallways, showers, and backup generators.
And so, being forbidden to carry out child sacrifices, the priests of Moloch departed the kingdom of Texas, cursing those who remained in the name of their bloody god.
The left claimed they didn’t want young girls hurt by quacks in back alleys using coat hangers. But they didn’t want them to have to go to a facility that met the same standards as every other medical facility.
I guess they just wanted to be slightly better than back alleys. Otherwise it might cost as much as say...a dental clinic or an ophthalmology lab to run an abortion clinic.
The pro choice-rs OBVIOUSLY want these procedures done in filthy, unsanitary conditions!
The Texas Legislature and the Gov have un grande cohones when it comes to taking on Obama and his agenda and going on offense.
I'd love to see them now experiment and mimic this bill being announced today...
I refuse to celebrate when the Texas Code still grants explicit “legal” permission to murder every single child.
I believe LifeSiteNews.com claims, in another article, that there are
42 39 Abortion Clinics in Texas.
What was that song? ... 99 bottles of beer on the wall...
Take one down, pass it around, 98 bottles of beer on the wall
Maybe someone can write something similar about the closing of abortion clinics...
So nice to see the Leftists murderers getting some of their on medicine. They LOVE to make things too expensive for us to continue than they can say “Hey WE didn’t outlaw it!”
This is from the Comical Conservative Facebook page.
I am not sure if this is a violation of copyright or not...
If only one republican would have stood up on the senate floor and said exactly what you just said. He could have had a bent coat hanger in one hand and a straight coat hanger in his other hand.
YES, PRAISE THE LORD!!!!
This is a HUGE answer to prayer!!
Here is some ironey to boot—
The announcement just went out from our local CBS affiliate, KBTX. The KBTX television station is across the street from the Planned Parenthood center where Abby Johnson worked. In 1997 the land for this center was purchased by a Houston attorney whose brother was employed at KBTX. This was all kept a secret at the time from the public. The Houston attorney sold the land in July 1997 to Planned Parenthood for $100,000 & the building commenced. It has been a thorn in our community’s side ever since and prayed about all these years. Her brother left for awhile and returned to KBTX a few years ago and is still there. Things do come around sometimes...
ironey = irony
Good news. We didn’t have to go after Roe v Wade to shut down these murder centers.
What should bother women is abortionists don’t want to treat them with the best healthcare. The only medical profession which is ok with substandard care is abortionists.
The buildings need to be razed and sanctified for the peace of the dead children. May they rest in peace in the Lord Jesus’s hands.
“Planned Parenthood blamed the closures on funding cuts that Republican lawmakers passed in 2011. Those funding cuts have already led to the closure of numerous Planned Parenthood clinics across the state.”
You mean like darkened alley’s with coat hangers that are called clinics’?
these filthy disease-ridden death mills could not pass an inspection of a blind man
we need to end all public funding. period
I agree. But I’ll accept what we have been given. Keep praying.
Two come to mind: Flip Benham, who converted Norma McCorvey.
When Flip converted Norma (the Roe of Roe v. Wade), she was working in an abortion clinic.
The other is Bishop Thomas Tschoepe, who started the 3rd Saturday Diocesan Rosary at abortion clinics in Dallas (and the Diocese of Dallas).
The Bishop's rosary was so successful that there were numerous death threats to the bishop's office and eventually, it had to be stopped for that reason (by the next bishop).
There are other pro-lifers that should get credit as well, and the list would go on and on.
These two are notable: Flip Benham for flipping Norma from pro-abort to pro-life, and the late Bishop for starting something that often brought hundreds of people to abortion clinics on the 3rd Saturday to pray.
There was one occasion that there were so many people praying that a couple changed their mind just when they saw how many people were praying (this was near the White Rose in December as I recall).
The Planned Parenthood abortion business announced today that it is closing three of its facilities following Gov. Rick Perry’s signature on a bill to ban late-term abortions and hold abortion clinics accountable to higher safety standards. Apparently the abortion clinic Abby Johnson once managed can’t meet those standards expected of legitimate medical centers, and it is closing.Johnson shared the good news on Twitter this afternoon, and the abortion center in question will close in August: When Abby Johnson quit her job as the director of a large Planned Parenthood abortion business in Texas, it sent shockwaves throughout the abortion industry. Johnson’s decision to become pro-life and to share insider secrets about the nation’s biggest abortion business was so monumental that Planned parenthood filed legal papers in court to stop her from sharing what she knew. Johnson won that battle and went on to write best-selling book exposing the abortion giant.
Johnson continues to help the pro-life cause by supporting legislation, assisting with efforts to close down abortion clinics or stop others from opening and she works daily to help men and women in the abortion industry to quit their jobs and find life-affirming careers.
Earlier this month, Johnson revealed some excellent news showing that pro-life laws truly do make a difference in saving lives. The Bryan-College Station Planned Parenthood abortion clinic where she was the director has stopped doing surgical abortions. Abby recently gave birth to a baby boy named Luke.
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