via National Review:
The Abortion Industry Survives by Endangering Women’s Lives
by David French | March 2nd, 2016
Today the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the most important abortion case of the last decade. At issue was a Texas law — upheld by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals — requiring abortion “doctors” to have admitting privileges at local hospitals and mandating that abortion facilities meet the same legal standards as ambulatory surgical centers.
Such laws were passed in states across the country as a reaction to Kermit Gosnell’s house of horrors, a fly-by-night abortion mill where women were butchered and babies slaughtered in the most appalling conditions.
That case revealed two things, both deeply disturbing. First, until publicly shamed by Kirsten Powers, the mainstream media remained utterly indifferent to a brutal serial murderer, because he happened to be an abortion doctor and they were eager to protect the abortion industry. Second, as legislators looked at their own states, they were alarmed that abortion providers had maintained their financial viability by cutting corners on facilities, thereby gambling with women’s lives.
Regardless of the outcome, it is remarkable indeed that an abortion movement that prides itself on “women’s health” is arguing that abortion quite simply can’t or won’t be widely available unless the court requires lax regulation of “clinics.” Abortion is a volume business, after all, and when hundreds of thousands of babies have to die, proper care and high-quality facilities eat into profit margins. (Read More)
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