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Maryland authorities slow to act against “Gosnell-like” abortion doctor

Posted in Abortion and Sexual Assault, Abortion Clinic Inspections, abortion clinic safety, Abortion Clinics, Abortion death, Abortion injury, Abortionist, Abortionist Medical Board, Carhart with tags , , , , , , , , , , on April 28, 2016 by saynsumthn

It’s a story similar to one we’ve heard before: an abortionist currently “under review” by the state continues to commit abortions while the medical board and abortion lobby appear undisturbed.

Recall the case of Kermit Gosnell, who ran what has been dubbed an abortion “house of horrors” in Philadelphia for years, while, despite several complaints, authorities turned a blind eye to his actions.

Now, the pro-life group Operation Rescue has reported that Harold O. Alexander, charged by the Maryland Board of Medicine in 2015 for conducting surgical abortions at an unlicensed facility, has been caught allegedly doing it again – and in response, the medical board intends to keep the complaint “on file.”

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Abortion chain suing over Texas pro-life law had major health violations

Posted in Abortion Clinic Inspections, Texas abortion clinics with tags , , , , , , , , on February 18, 2016 by saynsumthn

A Texas abortion clinic chain whose centers have been cited by state health inspectors is behind the challenge to a state law which requires abortion doctors to have hospital privileges and is set to be heard by the United States Supreme Court. Despite the spin from the abortion lobby, amicus briefs filed by several pro-life groups in the case, document the dangerous conditions of abortion facilities in the state.

Whole Woman’s Health v. John Hellerstedt, MD Commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services was filed as a challenge to Texas law HB2, a strict pro-life law passed by the Texas state legislature in July 2013. One provision requires a physician performing an abortion to have admitting privileges at a hospital within thirty miles of the location where the abortion
is performed. A second provision requires all abortion clinics to comply with standards set for ambulatory surgical centers. Pro-lifers point out that HB2 simply requires abortion clinics to come under the same regulations as other surgical centers in the state. Since HB2’s passage, several abortion facilities have closed due to their inability to comply with the law.

In June of 2015, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld both provisions but made a narrow exception for the Whole Woman’s abortion clinic in McAllen, after they were unable to secure required hospital privileges for its abortion doctors.

The issues under review in the case include:

    (1) Whether, when applying the “undue burden” standard of Planned Parenthood v. Casey, a court errs by refusing to consider whether and to what extent laws that restrict abortion for the stated purpose of promoting health actually serve the government’s interest in promoting health; and

    (2) whether the Fifth Circuit erred in concluding that this standard permits Texas to enforce, in nearly all circumstances, laws that would cause a significant reduction in the availability of abortion services while failing to advance the State’s interest in promoting health – or any other valid interest.

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According to their website, Whole Woman’s Health (WWH) currently operates abortion facilities in Baltimore, Fort Worth, McAllen, San Antonio, Twin Cities, New Mexico, and Peoria. Prior to 2013, WWH operated abortion facilities in five different communities in Texas: McAllen, Beaumont, Fort Worth, San Antonio, and Austin. But, since the passage of HB2, WWH reports that they had to stop abortions in Austin and Beaumont. Amy Hagstrom Miller, president of Whole Women’s Health, would like to deceive the public that her abortion clinics do not need any more scrutiny. Yet, the State of Texas has found some very concerning issues with WWH abortion facilities.

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In 2014, a news report filed by KFDM listed disturbing problems found at WWH’s Beaumont abortion clinic. According to the report, Whole Woman’s Health failed to have some of the same life-saving tools on site that convicted abortionist Kermit Gosnell was cited for in Pennsylvania. (Watch the report below)

The information comes from a 2013 inspection by the Texas Department of State Health Services of Whole Woman’s Health of Beaumont, citing the Beaumont abortion clinic for 13 health and safety code violations.

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But, WWH’s failure to have protocols for emergencies was not new.

In 2007, the state of Texas took disciplinary action against Whole Woman’s Health of Beaumont for, “failure to have a written protocol for emergency evacuation for disasters tailored to the Facility’s geographic location,” among other violations.

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In 2011, the pro-life group, Operation Rescue released information documenting widespread abuses at a dozen Texas abortion clinics. Among the worst offenders was Whole Women’s Health’s McAllen facility, they stated at the time. Among the disturbing finds were bloody medical waste along with the names of patientsm patient logs and other private information thrown in the trash. (View photo documentation of the evidence with the name Whole Women’s Health clearly evident.) The documentation, which was originally thrown in a trash dumpster near the abortion clinic was turned over to the the attorney general and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. As a result, Operation Rescue was notified that 2 Whole Woman’s Health abortion centers were fined:

    Whole Woman’s Health of McAllen was fined at total of $17,430.

    Whole Woman’s Health of Austin was ordered to pay a total of $22,980.

According to an article published by National Right to Life News, in 2012 the Texas Medical Board disciplined two WWH abortionists for violating standards of patient care. They were both fined $3,000 and required to take a medical education course. Many other WWH abortionists have previous disciplinary histories, NRTL states citing a case from Minnesota.

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A report published in 2013 by Texas Right to Life after they obtained inspection reports of all abortion centers in Texas from July 2011-2012, revealed that 14 Texas abortion centers were cited as having infractions that violated inspections. Included among those infractions was a 17 page list of violations from Whole Woman’s Health in Beaumont.

Four of five Whole Woman’s Health Clinics have incurred violations against safety laws during the last three years; some of these clinics fell short dozens of times,” TXRTL pointed out later.

Another review of Texas abortion clinics conducted by the pro-life group Texas Alliance for Life also listed several disturbing violations cited by state health inspectors at Whole Woman’s Health in Beaumont. An inspection of WWH dated November 17, 2011 found a long list of violations including (among other things):

    “[I]n procedure room #2 there was numerous rusty spots on the on the suction machine used on the patient” for an abortion.

Health inspectors which visited WWH in Beaumont on December 19, 2012 found (among other things) that:

    “…the staff was still not knowledgeable in the proper procedure of sterilizing instruments and the facility had an infection control issues.”

and

    “staff members…failed to perform the correct procedure for the sterilization of the surgical instruments.”

But, while the Beaumont abortion facility was one of the worst, violations were also found at Whole Woman’s Fort Worth facility as well as McAllen. In addition, state health inspectors who visited Whole Woman’s Health of San Antonio, found that, “Whole Woman’s Health of San Antonio failed to implement and enforce acceptable environmental controls in cleaning and preparing instruments for sterilization,” among other violations.

Pro-life briefs filed in the case include ones from the ACLJ, Liberty Counsel, Operation Rescue as well as Live Action. The brief filed by Live Action details Live Action’s investigations as well as published articles that document how abortion is unsafe for women.

Despite the recent passing of Justice Antonin Scalia, oral arguments in the case on are scheduled to begin March 2.

23 health violations at Georgia Planned Parenthood while Ohio investigates fetal disposal

Posted in Aborted Baby Body Parts, Aborted Baby Trash, Abortion Clinic Inspections, Planned Parenthood inspected, Stericycle with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on December 17, 2015 by saynsumthn

A local media outlet in Georgia combed through five years of state health inspections from local abortion clinics and found several disturbing violations. WSBTV, channel 2, said they spent a month looking at the health documents after the release of undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood’s baby parts operation.

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In their investigative report, after they learned that these abortion facilities were not improperly disposing of aborted babies, Channel 2 said they wanted to see exactly what the state had found after performing a complete inspection of abortion facilities. They also wanted to know how often the inspections are done. So, they said the TV station filed an open records report with the state asking for state inspection reports of licensed abortion clinics dating back five years.

Georgia Abortion facility inspections list

What WSBTV discovered would horrify the public. According to their report, the following violations were documented during state health inspections of these so-called “safe and legal” abortion facilities:

    Expired Medications and medical instruments
    Unsterilized equipment
    Sterile and nonsterile supplies stored in the same room
    The vent in a biohazard room taped off with cardboard
    Stirrups wrapped in duck tape
    Iodine swabs used to prevent wound infections expired by 10 years
    Soiled linens in surgical rooms to name a few.

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In addition, the TV station discovered that one of the abortion clinics cited by the state was a Planned Parenthood facility located in Augusta. According to their findings, that Planned Parenthood abortion clinic had 23 health or safety violations in one year alone and was fined by the state. However, they also discovered that health inspectors did not return to the Planned Parenthood abortion center to see if the violations had been corrected until two years later.

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Virginia Gallaway with the Faith and Freedom Coalition told channel 2 that she was shocked because restaurants were inspected more frequently than abortion clinics.

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Interestingly, Staci Fox, Planned Parenthood’s Southeast CEO which heads the Planned Parenthood mentioned in the report, claimed the inspections might be deceiving because of an unsubstantiated bias against them. But, this kind of excuse is simply a PR move for Planned Parenthood.

Meanwhile, Ohio’s attorney general has announced that three of the state’s Planned Parenthood clinics (Bedford Heights, Cincinnati, and Columbus) have been illegally disposing of the bodies of aborted babies by throwing them in landfills. “Disposing of aborted fetuses from an abortion by sending them to a landfill is callous and completely inhumane,” Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said in a news release. “It is important the public be aware that these practices are taking place at these Ohio facilities.”

But, Stephanie Kight, president and chief executive officer of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio
has denied the allegation telling Reuters that, “Planned Parenthood contracts with vendors to handle fetal tissue in a respectful manner and in accordance with the law”.

DeWine began the investigation to determine whether fetal tissue was selling fetal tissue, or abortion trafficking, in violation of Ohio law. Investigators requested documents and financial records from Planned Parenthood organizations as well as companies they contracted with. Although the investigation did not find that fetal tissue was sold by Planned Parenthood affiliates in Ohio, the investigation did show that the disposal methods documented by the Planned Parenthood affiliates violate Ohio Administrative law, which requires that a “fetus shall be disposed of in a humane manner.”

A press statement released Friday by the Ohio AG named the specifics:

    All three Ohio Planned Parenthood affiliates have sent fetal remains to companies which disposed of the fetuses in landfills.
    Additionally, the Planned Parenthood facility in Bedford Heights stated it uses only one company for disposal. However, that company stated to investigators it does not accept fetal remains for disposal as a corporate policy.

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13ABC Action gave additional details:

    “Planned Parenthood said some fetal tissue is donated for medical research, but such donations are illegal in Ohio. A Planned Parenthood state leader has said no donation program exists here.

    “During DeWine’s investigation of the tissue sale issue, he said his office found that Marietta, Ohio-based Accu Medical Waste Service, Inc., a waste disposal company used by Planned Parenthood affiliates in Cincinnati and Columbus, sent the remains to a Kentucky landfill.

    “An Accu Medical official told DeWine’s office that his company uses a standard treatment for biological waste called “autoclave” involving a high-pressure steam treatment to kill infectious material.

    The investigation determined that fetal remains taken by Lake Forest, Illinois-based Stericycle from a third Planned Parenthood affiliate, in Bedford Heights in suburban Cleveland, ended up in a different landfill. DeWine’s office didn’t identify that landfill.

    “Kight referred questions on disposal to the companies. A man who answered the phone at Accu Medical Waste Service who wouldn’t give his name said all employees had been instructed not to comment.

    Stericycle said in a statement it has a long-standing policy against accepting fetal remains. DeWine’s office said Planned Parenthood uses the company to dispose of its biological waste including aborted fetuses.”

DeWine said that he has referred his investigative findings to the Ohio Department of Health for further action.

Inspectors find aborted babies inside Planned Parenthood POC freezer

Posted in Aborted Babies, Aborted Baby Body Parts, Abortion Clinic Inspections, Abortion clinic medical waste, Abortion Regulation, Planned Parenthood inspected, Planned Parenthood Suspended with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 29, 2015 by saynsumthn

An unannounced inspection by state health investigators which resulted in the suspension of a South Carolina Planned Parenthood facility this past summer also revealed how aborted babies were stored in a biohazard freezer. The horrific details, captured in a SC state health inspection report are eerily similar to those captured by the Center for Medical Progress while undercover at a Houston Planned Parenthood abortion facility.

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In that video, Center for Medical Progress (CMP) “buyers” were taken into Planned Parenthood’s back pathology room where they ask to view any “fresh specimens” i.e. aborted babies. With a BIG smile on her face, the Planned Parenthood assistant told CMP, “We had a really long day and they are all mixed up in a bag,” she states as she giggles. And then they tell CMP that they keep the “specimens” frozen.

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The inspection report from the State of South Carolina lays out a similar system where aborted children are kept in a freezer at a Planned Parenthood in Columbia. The gruesome details are documented in the August 31,2015 on site inspection the Bureau of Health Facilities Licensing performed at Planned Parenthood of South Atlantic on Middleburg Drive.

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The unannounced inspection at the Columbia Planned Parenthood was requested by Governor Nikki Haley and conducted by the South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control’s Bureau of Health Facilities Licensing and Bureau of Land and Waste Management to determine compliance with state laws.

During the walk through of the Planned Parenthood abortion clinic investigators identified two locations where biohazard waste was stored. The first one, although it contained bio-hazardous waste, did not contain any fetal tissue. But, when inspectors asked if there were any other places where “POC’s” or products of conception were kept, Planned Parenthood staff replied, “Yes, in the POC room in the freezer.”

South Carolina Planned Parenthood abortion freezer inspection fetal tissue

According to the document obtained by Saynsumthn, inspectors followed the Planned Parenthood staff in the “POC room” and opened the “upright freezer which had a biohazard sticker in the top right hand corner.” Inside the freezer were several metal shelves lined with blue disposable pads. One shelf had a large red plastic biohazard bag that was tied with numerous (in excess of 20) smaller red plastic bags, the report stated.

Planned Parenthood staffers told inspectors that “individual products of conception” or as pro-lifers rightly describe them, aborted preborn children, are placed in a smaller red biohazard bag after examination by the physician i.e. abortionist. They are then placed in the large bag in the freezer, the inspection report notes.

Inspectors then asked Planned Parenthood staffers what the next step would be for the “fetal tissue” or preborn aborted children in the freezer. Abortion clinic staffers told inspectors that on the day of “medical waste” “pick up” that the large bag would be placed in a cardboard box in the “biohazard room” and sealed and labeled where a manifest would be generated. It would then be passed off to the “transporter” or the medical waste pick up company.

The storing of aborted children in freezers until they can be “transported” was also described in detail by Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast when, in an unprecedented move CMP undercover investigators were able to film what takes place in these “POC labs.” A transcript of an April 9, 2015 conversation CMP had with Melissa Farrell, Director of Research for Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast read in part:

    “After the physician has confirmed the tissue correlates with gestational age, tissue is placed in a biohazard container and gets discarded into a single container and then is placed in the freezer. Anything after 16 weeks is immediately placed in the freezer after the procedure. And it is all sent away once a week for incineration. So that’s kind of the scope.”

In another portion of the conversation the Planned Parenthood staffer told CMP:

    “Under a sample acquisition protocol where everyone that’s coming in gets approached, not just African-American or whatever, everyone gets approached about donating fetal tissue, maybe we can even think, and I recognize that a lot of this has to be fresh, but maybe even banking, a tissue banking part, that we have it built into the consent form-protocol-in the event that you don’t have a use-first trimester, you don’t have a use for it currently, you saw the refrigerator freezer space we have, we have plenty of space. We can store it, and then if you have a need, because some researchers start with frozen specimens or preserved specimens first, we could look at doing that as well.”

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The storing of aborted babies inside freezers, as creepy as it sounds, does not appear to be a violation of health laws.

However, in addition to the way the Columbia, South Carolina Planned Parenthood stored the aborted fetuses, the document did list a host of health violations found by the South Carolina State Health Inspectors and detailed them in a September 11, 2015 letter addressed to Planned Parenthood CEO Jenny Black.

Those violations include the following:

    Documentation on personal background information on 2 staff members was not available for review.
    The facility did not have documentation on training in infection control for 2 staff members.
    The facility did not comply with a provision of the Women’s Right to Know Act…In 5 of 25 medical records reviewed, the record documented that an abortion was performed sooner than the required 60 minutes after an ultrasound.
    Planned Parenthood did not adhere to and follow provisions for tissue examination and disposal and did not have a written policy and procedure regarding registration of fetal death or death certificates.
    Planned Parenthood’s emergency drug cart did not have a listing of contents on the cart.
    Expired medications were stored in the patient care areas and pharmacy.
    Products of conception resulting from abortion procedures were not managed and properly disposed of by incineration according to regulations.
    Several abortion records involving minors did not include the names of their mother or father.
    In 25 out of 25 of the medical records reviewed by inspectors, the names of clinical assistants in attendance during abortion procedures was not documented in the record.
    In 4 of the 25 medical records reviewed, abortions were not reported to the Office of Vital Records within the required 7 days but were reported between 13 and 33 days. And in one of the records reviewed, the record did not document that the abortion was reported at all.
    Sterile gloves were stored and mixed with non-sterile supplies including non-sterile examination gloves .
    Waste meeting the definition of “infectious waste” was not managed and properly disposed of by incineration.

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State officials then suspended the license of the South Carolina Planned Parenthood facility. Despite previous claims from CEO Jenny Black that monetary penalties were not issued, the documents shows that Planned Parenthood was fined $7500.00 and ordered to submit a plan of correction.

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According to the Island Packet:

    Planned Parenthood paid a $7,500 penalty for 21 cited violations and submitted correction plans by the Sept. 28 deadline but asked DHEC to reconsider some of the violations, putting the suspension on hold…DHEC cleared Planned Parenthood’s Columbia clinic on Nov. 6, and the organization withdrew its request, Department of Health and Environmental Control Director Catherine Heigel said.

Dangerous Michigan abortion clinic may reopen

Posted in Abortion clinic, Abortion Clinic Closed, Abortion Clinic Inspections, Abortionist with tags , , , , , , , , , on November 13, 2015 by saynsumthn

An abortion clinic in the State of Michigan which lost its license to operate for failing to pass basic health inspections may be given the chance to reopen. Abortionist Jacob Kalo currently operates four abortion clinics in Michigan. On November 21, 2014 the state closed a fifth abortion facility after the state suspended the license of Kalo’s Women’s Center of Southfield for failing to pass several health inspections.

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According to pro-life activist Lynn Mills, who has researched Kalo’s record, the abortionist took over the Southfield abortion facility from troubled abortion provider, Abraham Alberto Hodari. Under Hodari the facility was one of only a handful of abortion clinics in the state that held a license. In just over one year of taking over the clinic, Mills said Kalo’s Southfield facility failed to pass several state inspections. As a result, in 2014, the state suspended the license of the Southfield clinic with the goal of a permanent suspension.

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An October 7, 2014 letter from the state details the violations found at Kalo’s clinic during one of the inspections:

• No hand hygiene was observed being performed by Dr. Kalo. (Not before or after
ultrasound exam, Not before gloving for procedure or after removing gloves at end of procedure)
• No vaginal prep done. (Betadine was available in OR)
• No inspection of the POC (Productions of Conception) was observed by Dr. Kalo or qualified person assisting the physician prior to disposing of the pathologic specimen by the medical assistant.
• Patient’s belongings-purse, shoes, and clothing stored in an open plastic basket in OR during procedure.
• During procedure the RN was observed going into the medication supply cupboard with contaminated gloves. The RN drew medication from a multidose vial into an unlabeled syringe and gave it to Dr. Kalo who administered it, without the RN showing him the vial for verification of medication provided.
• No hand hygiene observed by Medical Assistant after removing gloves after washing dirty instruments used during the procedure.
• At end of procedure the Medical Assistant used a common bucket (kept in the OR) containing tap water to suck fluid through the bloody used suction aspiration tubing from the procedure. (Staff confirmed the bucket contained no disinfectant, and the bucket was being used for multiple patients.)
• Following the procedure Dr. Kalo was observed handling the bloody used suction tip and tubing in the instrument cleaning sink without gloves or proper PPE.

Despite the serious violations, the state has now decided to allow Kalo’s Southfield abortion clinic to reopen. This news comes to Live Action News, in a document provided by Mills.

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According to the September 30, 2015 agreement issued to Kalo from the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, the state is dissolving it’s suspension of the abortion clinic based on a few stipulations. First, the order requires that Kalo pay the state $25,000. According to the Stipulations Agreement, the clinic will remain suspended until Kalo complies all applicable requirements of the Public Health Safety Code. The state is also requiring the Southfield abortion facility to pass at least one unannounced inspection. Then, if the clinic reopens it will be placed on probation for at least one year.

Mills told Saynsumthn that what the state is doing by potentially allowing Kalo’s facility to reopen is putting the women of Michigan at risk. Mills also said that in response to the state suspending the license of Kalo’s clinic she filed a complaint with the state’s medical licensing board detailing what the state found in their inspection. And, Mills later discovered from a FOIA request provided by another source that there are two additional allegations filed against the abortionist. The open records reads in part:

    “There are three open allegations on file regarding Jacob Kalo as follows: File No. 135808 was opened December 16, 2014, File No. 136671 was opened March 2, 2015, and File No. 137803 was opened June 2, 2015. The files currently remain open.”

Kalo failed to maintain basic proper hand washing and hygiene requirements, that alone should set off warning flags and alarm everyone,” Mills points out. Although the document says that the state is requiring that Kalo’s other four abortion clinics be inspected, Mills said that since the law requiring abortion clinic inspections and licensing went into effect in 2013, the state has yet to inspect those facilities. To date, Mills said that the Southfield clinic remains closed.

Abortion clinic closes as doctor faces charges he failed to report abortion of 13 year old

Posted in Abortion Clinic Closed, Abortion Clinic Inspections, Abortionist Child Predator, Abortionist Investigated, Abortionist Medical Board, Abortionist Under Investigation, child predator with tags , , , , , , , , , on June 12, 2015 by saynsumthn

REPUBLISHED FROM LIFE DYNAMICS BLOG!

As a result of criminal charges against an abortion doctor, an abortion clinic in Indiana has clinic has reportedly closed it’s doors.

According to reports, Friendship Family Planning abortion clinic in Gary closed May 27.

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The clinic had previously been cited for deficiencies.

Ken Severson, spokesman for the Indiana Department of Health stated that the abortion clinic’s closure came as the abortion doctor, Ulrich Klopfer, was facing charges of failing to timely file a report related to an abortion he performed on a 13-year-old girl in 2012.

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As an abortion doctor, Klopfer was required to report such abortions, because of statutory rape laws in Indiana.

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In 2014, after the criminal complaint became public, Klopfer was summonsed to appear before the Indiana Medical Licensing Board to explain his actions.

But, they allowed him to keep his medical license pending the state’s investigation.

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The unreported abortion was brought to the attention of authorities by Lake County Right to Life in December of 2013.

Unreported abortions on minor girls have also been reported in a complaint filed by representatives of Indiana Right to Life and Allen County Right to Life.

The documents, filed by members of Allen County Right, stated that Klopfer performed an abortion on another 13-year-old in Allen County at the now closed Ft. Wayne Woman’s Health Organization on February 7, 2013 and failed to report that abortion as required by state law as well.

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The age of that patient surfaced as Allen County Right to Life Executive Director, Cathie Humbarger, reviewed publicly available terminated pregnancy reports. The pregnancy report, filed with the State Department of Health, appears to confirm the allegation. (Read Allen County RTL Report here)

The criminal charges in Lake County cite Klopfer for failing to timely file a public report about the abortion he performed on a 13 year old child at the Friendship Family Planning abortion Clinic in Gary, In. in September of 2012.

The affidavit states that the report wasn’t sent to the Indiana Department of Health until January of 2013.

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The news led to Klopfer’s back up physician terminating his status with the abortionist. Indiana requires every abortion doctor in the state to have admitting privileges to a local hospital or an agreement with a doctor who does.

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Indiana Right to Life recently issued a news release stating that abortionist Klopfer has “surrendered” his license for the Gary clinic:

    Klopfer has surrendered his Gary, Ind. abortion license.

    Klopfer’s surrender follows the release of an alarming report by the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) showing deplorable conditions and safety hazards at his Gary facility.

    The surrender also comes just prior to Klopfer’s scheduled hearing on June 25 before the Indiana Medical Licensing Board, where the Board could choose to remove his medical license.

    Klofper, who lives in Illinois, still has his Fort Wayne and South Bend abortion sites licensed with the state, despite only doing abortions in South Bend.

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Life Dynamics Inc., a national pro-life organization located in Denton, Texas, points out that although they do not know the circumstances of these young girl’s pregnancies, mandatory reporting statutes which require healthcare workers to report reasonable suspicions of child sexual abuse to the authorities are being ignored inside American abortion, Planned Parenthood and family planning centers.

For several years now, Life Dynamics has documented the failure of abortion clinics to report statutory rape.

According to Mark Crutcher, founder of Life Dynamics, “When we began to investigate we found it was even worse than we thought it was. Initially we thought perhaps the abortion clinics were only reporting half of the incidents, but instead we found that they were reporting hardly any of them.”

Crutcher recently published a report of actual cases where clinics did not report suspected child abuse, often leading to repeated rape and assaults on the victims.

You can read that report here.

According to Indiana Right to Life, the license surrender also comes just prior to Klopfer’s scheduled hearing on June 25 before the Indiana Medical Licensing Board, where the Board could choose to remove his medical license.

Health reports reveal 7 ambulance calls and no doc after surgery at Illinois abortion clinic

Posted in 911 calls, Abortion clinic, Abortion Clinic Inspections, Abortionist, Abortionist Investigated with tags , , , , , , , , on May 23, 2015 by saynsumthn

According to the Chicago Tribune, Illinois state officials have moved to revoke the license of an abortion clinic.

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According to the state’s March 10 notice of revocation, the Illinois Department of Public Health also fined the Albany Medical Surgical Center abortion clinic $40,000 for several violations that are threatening to the public interest, health, safety or welfare.

But there were other violations found including an abortion doctor who left the clinics while patients were recovering from surgery and several ambulance calls fro medical emergencies.

From the report:

    Albany Medical Surgical Center houses one of three Chicago abortion clinics operated by Family Planning Associates Medical Group.

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    The medical group’s associate medical director, Dr. Allison Cowett, said Albany and Family Planning Associates are separate entities and that Family Planning Associates has not been threatened with license revocation. The building housing the clinic is owned by Albany, Cowett said.

    In January, a separate state inspection assessing the clinic’s medical practices found two violations of regulations: not having a doctor present on one occasion when patients were recovering from surgery, and failure to report several ambulance transfers of patients to hospitals.

    Both violations were mentioned in the notice of license revocation, but they did not contribute to the $40,000 fine.

    The state levied a separate penalty of $10,000 related to the doctor’s absence; it was later reduced to $7,000 in a compromise agreement between Albany and the state.

    The January inspection also found that the clinic had failed to report seven ambulance transfers of clinic patients to the hospital in the first three quarters of 2014 and that an employee said transports had not been entered on official reports for four years.

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