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7 Planned Parenthood centers close in one day

July 03, 2017

Seven Planned Parenthood facilities closed operations on June 30, as administrators of America’s largest abortion provider regrouped in anticipation of a cut in federal funding.

Citing financial pressures, Planned Parenthood closed centers in Atlantic City, New Jersey; Burlington, Iowa; Sioux City, Iowa; Richmond, California; Vacaville, California, and Pittsburg, California. Surgical abortions had been performed at six of these seven facilities.

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  • Posted by: bruno - Jul. 06, 2017 9:58 AM ET USA

    While I praise God and the persistence of the faithful for this turn of events, I think we need to remember that abortions many times happen through the use of conventional methods of contraception and the now OTC Plan B, or "Morning After Pill". Such a 'push down' of the anti-life mission merely removes some of the more shockingly graphic aspects of a broader hatred of human nature. The harder discussion will be how we treat human fertility and our cooperation with God's loving plan for us.

  • Posted by: james-w-anderson8230 - Jul. 03, 2017 11:44 PM ET USA

    They are probably just trying to make it look like thousands upon thousands of women are being denied medical care by the Republican's war on women. When in fact they have been waging war on women for decades.

  • Posted by: Faustina01 - Jul. 03, 2017 10:22 PM ET USA

    May more follow, and may more women choose adoption, and more children live. Thank you, God.

  • Posted by: rjbennett1294 - Jul. 03, 2017 5:53 PM ET USA

    Why close? Can't they just sell more baby parts?