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Texas women turned away at
abortion clinics after court ruling

Reuters, by Karen Brooks & Lisa Maria Garza

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Posted By:JoniTx, 11/1/2013 7:29:41 PM

AUSTIN/DALLAS, Texas- Women seeking to terminate their pregnancies were turned away at clinics across Texas on Friday, providers said, after strict new regulations for physicians who perform abortions prompted a dozen facilities to stop offering them. Facilities that continue to perform abortions were flooded with calls from women trying to find alternatives, clinic officials said. "They´re calling from all over - Fort Worth, West Texas, all over Dallas, Oklahoma, everywhere," said Betty Pettigrew, director at Routh Street Women´s Clinic in downtown Dallas, which has offered abortion services since 1978. Offices were inundated with calls after a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday

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[Additional reporting by Lisa Maria Garza in Dallas]

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: caljeepgirl, 11/1/2013 7:38:56 PM     (No. 9594208)

Awesome!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BuckeyeRon, 11/1/2013 8:01:50 PM     (No. 9594231)

That means many babies received a stay of execution...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: hot coffee, 11/1/2013 8:04:31 PM     (No. 9594234)

Translation:

"Innocent babies´ lives saved after court ruling"

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Reply 4 - Posted by: tip35c, 11/1/2013 8:07:54 PM     (No. 9594237)

Gee ladies, I think we know what causes that, nowadays.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: cartcart, 11/1/2013 8:12:05 PM     (No. 9594241)

We have no duty to help anyone kill an unborn child.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Axeman, 11/1/2013 8:22:41 PM     (No. 9594254)

Staged.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: nevernaught, 11/1/2013 9:10:11 PM     (No. 9594319)

With all of the different means women have for preventing pregnancies, this should be a criminal act.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 11/1/2013 9:10:25 PM     (No. 9594320)

"We have to make sure that abortions are done in a manner which is consistent with accepted safety standards"

So they have to wait another week--it doesn´t mean their world is coming to an end (though it may mean that for their babies).

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Reply 9 - Posted by: oldsfc, 11/1/2013 9:37:04 PM     (No. 9594362)

Now we know how all those "sluts for obama" used their girl parts.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: kate318, 11/1/2013 10:00:23 PM     (No. 9594388)

"Dogs and cats, living together..."

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Safari Man, 11/1/2013 10:07:14 PM     (No. 9594400)

If you like you baby, you can keep your baby.


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Reply 12 - Posted by: Ret.TxLeo, 11/2/2013 2:37:10 AM     (No. 9594646)

Routh Street Women´s Clinic??? That is a prime example of a place who needs such a law, of where the "Doctor" performing the "procedure" MUST have privileges at the closest hospital. They have had more that a few instances where women have gone there for "procedures" only to have them botched, perforations of the uterus, intestines, etc, shoved them out the front doors and have the doors shut behind them them with a ´good luck" and call us if you need us as the women are crawling across the parking lot. As far as the other "clinics" many of them closed the week after the law was originally passed because they knew that normal people from Texas can read and comprehend that those places were performing "procedures" they had no business performing due to unsafe conditions, untrained personnel and doctor who were substandard.

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