Thursday, October 16, 2014

Life Links 10/16/14

The New York Times covers Planned Parenthood’s continuing attempts to corner the market on abortion.  They’re building a $9 million facility in Queens.

While there are other women’s health centers in Queens that offer abortions, the absence of a Planned Parenthood was “something that had to be corrected,” Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, Democrat of Queens, said. 

Alabama Women’s Center for Reproductive Alternatives abortion clinic is re-opening at a new location after the old clinic couldn’t meet standards set forth in Alabama’s Women’s Health and Safety Act of 2013.  If you watch the video of the newscast you can see a sign on a door which reads, “NO CHILDREN ALLOWED IN THE BUILDING!!!”

Katha Pollitt is out and about promoting her new book on abortion.  The latest is this Huffington Post column excerpted from her book where she claims, “We need to see abortion as an urgent practical decision that is just as moral as the decision to have a child -- indeed, sometimes more moral” and “Actually, abortion is part of being a mother and of caring for children....”

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