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Planned Parenthood closing three Texas clinics, including Abby Johnsonís former clinic
LifeSiteNews.com ^ | Thu Jul 18, 2013 13:14 EST | by John Jalsevac

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.

(Excerpt) Read more at lifesitenews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: abortion; abortuary; newtexaslaw; plannedparenthood; prolife; rickperry; texas
Such SAD news from Texas. [sarcasm off]

Think of the Tax Dollars that will be saved!!!

1 posted on 07/18/2013 12:07:40 PM PDT by topher
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To: topher; Admin Moderator

Anytime THREE Planned Parenthood Clinics close, is that not cause to celebrate and MAKE IT FRONT PAGE News!!!


2 posted on 07/18/2013 12:09:07 PM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: topher

Well, that will show us, right? Or maybe not... maybe they should close several more to let the point start to sink in...


3 posted on 07/18/2013 12:09:58 PM PDT by kevkrom (It's not "immigration reform", it's an "amnesty bill". Take back the language!)
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To: topher

If they want to act like abortion is a ‘medical procedure’, it needs to be treated like one....in a medical facility.


4 posted on 07/18/2013 12:11:00 PM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as defined by the Law of Nature, not a 'person' as defined by the laws of Man)
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To: topher
Key excerpt from article:

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...

WHOOOOOPPPPEEEE!

5 posted on 07/18/2013 12:12:33 PM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: kevkrom
There are a total of 37 that must make COSTLY upgrades to be in compliance, of the 42 in the state...

I probably need to source that, but it was in another LifeSiteNews.com article...

6 posted on 07/18/2013 12:13:57 PM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: MamaTexan

The new law forces them to... Things like the abortion doctor must have privileges at a local hospital...


7 posted on 07/18/2013 12:15:03 PM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: topher
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.

Praise GOD!!!

8 posted on 07/18/2013 12:15:48 PM PDT by SilverMine (silver@mainetv.net)
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To: topher

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.)


9 posted on 07/18/2013 12:26:15 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: topher
Link to article that says 37 of 42 abortion mills in Texas are not in compliance:

LifeSiteNews.com: Dozens of clinics could close in wake of Texas law, say abortion supporters [by John Jalsevac]

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 state’s 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.

10 posted on 07/18/2013 12:28:54 PM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: topher

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.


11 posted on 07/18/2013 12:30:06 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: topher

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.


12 posted on 07/18/2013 12:32:34 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: topher
The new law forces them to...

Exactly!

The pro choice-rs OBVIOUSLY want these procedures done in filthy, unsanitary conditions!

(snarkle)

13 posted on 07/18/2013 12:37:35 PM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as defined by the Law of Nature, not a 'person' as defined by the laws of Man)
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To: topher
Wow...

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...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3044257/posts

14 posted on 07/18/2013 12:38:08 PM PDT by taildragger (The E-GOP won't know what hit them, The Party of Reagan is almost here, hang tight folks.....)
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To: topher

I refuse to celebrate when the Texas Code still grants explicit “legal” permission to murder every single child.


15 posted on 07/18/2013 12:41:18 PM PDT by EternalVigilance ('Si vis pacem, para bellum.')
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To: topher
Need to start counting...

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...

16 posted on 07/18/2013 12:41:42 PM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: topher

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!”


17 posted on 07/18/2013 12:43:55 PM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: topher

This is from the Comical Conservative Facebook page.

I am not sure if this is a violation of copyright or not...

18 posted on 07/18/2013 1:15:14 PM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: MrEdd

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.


19 posted on 07/18/2013 1:39:49 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (If you vote for evil because you can't see evil, you ARE evil!)
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To: topher

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...


20 posted on 07/18/2013 1:50:41 PM PDT by TurkeyLurkey
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To: TurkeyLurkey

ironey = irony


21 posted on 07/18/2013 1:51:10 PM PDT by TurkeyLurkey
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To: topher

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.


22 posted on 07/18/2013 2:02:31 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: topher

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.


23 posted on 07/18/2013 4:55:11 PM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: topher

“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.”

Wonderful news!


24 posted on 07/18/2013 5:12:01 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: MamaTexan

You mean like darkened alley’s with coat hangers that are called clinics’?


25 posted on 07/18/2013 5:45:41 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: chiefqc

these filthy disease-ridden death mills could not pass an inspection of a blind man


26 posted on 07/18/2013 5:47:38 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: TurkeyLurkey

we need to end all public funding. period


27 posted on 07/18/2013 5:48:59 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

I agree. But I’ll accept what we have been given. Keep praying.


28 posted on 07/18/2013 6:15:59 PM PDT by TurkeyLurkey
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To: topher
There are many pro-lifers that should be thanked.

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).

29 posted on 07/18/2013 7:42:03 PM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: topher

Lila Rose!!


30 posted on 07/19/2013 1:49:56 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Salvation
Planned Parenthood Closes Down Abortion Clinic Abby Johnson Managed

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.

31 posted on 07/21/2013 7:05:39 PM PDT by Coleus
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To: topher
Most recent at the bottom!

Lawrence (KS) abortion clinic closes because of funding woes
Eugene abortion clinic closes; surprising many (Hooray !!!)
Prayer credited for closing of abortion clinic [Eugene, OR]
Planned Parenthood will shut down 3 clinics [Indiana]
Persevering Students Help Close Abortion Clinic [Santa Paula, CA--Thomas Aquinas College]
Abortion Clinic Managers Quit After Being Outed by Operation Rescue [Wichita, Kansas]
One Man's God Squad: Troy Newman's plan to stop abortions in Wichita, Kansas
Baby Saved From Abortion is Baptized [New Orleans]
Thank You Bishop Rhoades: A Personal Account of An Abortion Protest With A Catholic Bishop -- still praying -- Harrisburg, PA
Judges rule civil suits against Planned Parenthood can proceed [Los Angeles, CA]

STOPP Planned Parenthood
CA: Abortion opponents hope to limit access for California girls (Prop 73)
Jill Stanek's Accurate Summary of Cincinnati Abortion Center Closing: 'Debi Does Ohio"
Clinic is caught in the fog of abortion war (Abortion Clinic Closes) [Springfield, Missouri]
PBS program looks at Mississippi's last abortion clinic
Former abortion clinic ‘resurrected’ as Catholic chapel [Buffalo, NY]
Health Department suspends license of Montgomery abortion clinic [Alabama]
Abortion center ordered to close: East Side clinic cited with violations [Cleveland, Ohio]
Yet another abortionist can't stand heat, quits [Daytona Beach, Forida]
Controversial Chicago Abortion clinic closing

Planned Parenthood closes clinic after clinic
Planned Parenthood to close Longview clinic (WA)
State shuts abortion clinic over health risks [Englewood, New Jersey]
Atlantic City abortion clinic shut for violations [New Jersey]
Atlantic City Abortion Center Closes Down for Good After Health Violations
Late-Term Abortion Facility in Dallas, [TX] To Close - Eighth Closure Since Bishop Began Prayer at Clinics
New York Abortion Clinic Closes Today; Was site of 40 Days for Life Vigil [200 East Eckerson Road in New City, N.Y}
Planned Parenthood Abortion Center [Temporarily] Closes Instead of Following New Law [Sioux Falls, SD]
[South Dakota] Planned Parenthood Abortion Center Closes Instead of Following New Law [Sioux Falls]
Abortion Provider Closes Doors Instead of Obeying Laws, Old Media Silent [Sioux Falls, SD]

Planned Parenthood Lays Off SD Director
Planned Parenthood Lays Off Staff Over Economy, South Dakota Director Fired
Planned Parenthood Out of Texas Panhandle: STOPP Plan Ousts Abortion Chain from Amarillo
Abortion facility to close following 40 Days for Life campaign [Orange Co. CA]
"We have a problem with financing Planned Parenthood” (Orange County supervisor)
“They’re nothing more than a baby-killing organization” ( No funding to Planned Parenthood ) [Orange and San Bernadino Counties, CA]
Monroe, Washington Planned Parenthood Center Closes Over Tough Economy
Family of Abortion Practitioner George Tiller Will Close Business [Whichita, KA]
Tiller Clinic To Close Permanently [Wichita, KA]
Tiller's Abortion Facility to Close Forever [Wichita, KA]

Slain Kansas abortion provider's clinic to close [Wichita, KA]
Clinic of Murdered Kansas Abortion Doctor Will Be 'Permanently Closed' [Wichita, KA]
Planned Parenthood Shuts Doors on 7 Clinics [All in El Paso, TX]
El Paso loses 7 abortion centers
Number of Abortion Centers Nationwide Falling, Pro-Abortion Legal Group Says
Indiana Planned Parenthood Closes Five Centers After Hiding Abortion-Sex Abuse
Planned Parenthood closing in Kirksville, MO
[Pensacola] Florida Abortion Facility Closes During 40 Days for Life
[Youngstown,] Ohio Abortion Clinic Follows National Trend and Closes
[Hazleton, PA] City office of Planned Parenthood shuts down

[Raleigh] North Carolina Abortuary Hammered by Pro-Life Prayers Ceases Abortions
La. officials suspend abortion clinic's license[Shreveport]
Louisiana Abortion Clinic Shut Down for Ignoring “Most Basic” Medical Practices [Shreveport]
New Jersey Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Closes After Christie Cuts Funds [Southern New Jersey]
Christie Veto Shuts Down Abortion Clinics in NJ
Clinic Run by Doctor Who Killed Woman in Failed Abortion, Halts Abortions
Missouri Planned Parenthood Temporarily Stops Columbia Abortions, Just Two Open (in MO.)
Pro-Lifers Boot Planned Parenthood from Michigan Counties
Michigan Planned Parenthood Centers Denied Lease Renewal (Three Rivers, Sturgis, Hillsdale, Coldwater, Michigan)
Closure of Two More Abortion Clinics Continues National Trend [Yakima, WA and Southgate Clinic, Detroit, MI

Louisiana Health Department revokes license of abortion clinic
Planned Parenthood Closes Center Near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Birmingham abortion clinic agrees to close doors (Alabama)
Allentown abortion clinic's registration revoked by Pennsylvania Health Department
Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Closes Two Centers in Iowa (Newton and Des Moines)
Abortion clinic director blames new state law for closure [Knoxville, Tennessee]
New York City’s oldest and largest abortion clinic stops abortions due to pro-life protests
Planned Parenthood to Close Abortion Clinic in Abilene, Texas
Mississippi's only abortion clinic misses deadline
Shocking photos of closed Michigan abortion clinic show ‘disgusting’ conditions

North Carolina abortion clinic shut down by state as ‘imminent danger’ to public health [Charlotte, NC]
Planned Parenthood closing three Texas clinics, including Abby Johnson’s former clinic

32 posted on 07/21/2013 7:59:46 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: topher

BTTT!


33 posted on 07/21/2013 8:01:14 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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