Federal judge temporarily blocks MS abortion law without considering health risks

JACKSON, Miss., July 2, 2012/Christian Newswire --

Last night Federal Court Judge Daniel P. Jordan III issued a temporary restraining order barring the State of Mississippi from enforcing a new law that would require abortionists to have local hospital privileges and be at least eligible for ObGyn board certification.

The ruling will keep the Jackson Women's Health Organization, the last abortion clinic in Mississippi, open, even though two out of three of its abortionists have not received hospital privileges, at least until a preliminary injunction hearing set for July 11, 2012. A planned Health Department compliance inspection for today has been placed on hold.

Troy Newman, President of Operation Rescue and Pro-Life Nation, who originally came up with the idea of the legislation and worked with Mississippi groups to introduce the legislation, has issued the following statement concerning the TRO:

Judge Jordan failed to consider the health and safety motivation for the passage of this law. He ignored or was ignorant of the injuries and other violations, including records falsification mean to cover his negligence, by JWHO abortionist "Dr. John Doe," who is actually Bruce Elliot Norman. In doing so, the judge has disregarded the health and safety of women who unwittingly submit to abortion by Norman under the false belief that his abortions are safe. The judge has prevented the state from applying a safety net for those women and left them vulnerable and at risk.

JWHO falsely calms that the hospital privilege requirement effectively bans abortion in Mississippi. Nothing could be further from the truth. It simply limits abortion clinic licenses to those who can comply with minimum safety standards, which JWHO cannot. Keeping JWHO open without its compliance with the new law only serves to endanger women.

We have evidence that indicates JWHO intentionally concealed the fact that Norman sent three abortion patients to the hospital on January 21, 2012 at an abortion clinic in Birmingham, Alabama. That incident, which was reported by pro-life activists, led to the discovery of 76 pages of violations, including the intentional falsification of medical records and logs, which led to the state order closure of the clinic and the order that owner Diane Derzis be banned from any affiliation with a new abortion business there.

Because Derzis owns JWCO and employs Norman there as its primary abortion provider, it is clear that women are being placed in the same dire risk that caused Alabama to close their Birmingham operation. We are preparing legal action to inform the judge of the truth that JWHO has tried to hide from him and to ensure that the new law goes into effect for the protection of vulnerable women.

Read the TRO

Read about violations and injuries committed by Norman and Derzis.




button02b.gif

Categories

Archives

Pro-Life Articles

add your site
Where the Rubber Hits the Road Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Where the Rubber Hits the Road Jul 30, 2014, 12:45 pm
Preachrblog Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
NoisyRoom.net Jul 30, 2014, 12:17 pm
LTI Blog Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
LifeNews Jul 30, 2014, 11:45 am
LifeNews Jul 30, 2014, 11:11 am
LifeNews Jul 30, 2014, 12:10 pm
John Smeaton, SPUC director Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
jillstanek.com Jul 30, 2014, 12:00 pm
The Black Kettle Jul 30, 2014, 12:17 pm
SUNLIT UPLANDS Jul 30, 2014, 12:19 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 30, 2014, 6:29 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 30, 2014, 11:01 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 30, 2014, 11:15 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 30, 2014, 11:02 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 30, 2014, 10:18 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 30, 2014, 1:11 pm
Alex Schadenberg Jul 30, 2014, 11:17 am
University Faculty for Life Jul 30, 2014, 12:01 pm
NoisyRoom.net Jul 30, 2014, 11:03 am
NoisyRoom.net Jul 30, 2014, 11:10 am
LifeNews Jul 30, 2014, 10:38 am
LifeNews Jul 30, 2014, 10:16 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Jul 30, 2014, 10:31 am
Heavenly Springs Dec 4, 2012, 6:32 am
Heavenly Springs Dec 19, 2012, 8:19 pm
Heavenly Springs Dec 17, 2012, 10:32 pm
Heavenly Springs Dec 7, 2012, 1:15 pm
Heavenly Springs Dec 11, 2012, 6:41 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 30, 2014, 9:48 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 30, 2014, 10:02 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 30, 2014, 10:04 am
Catholic Fire Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
ScrappleFace Jul 30, 2014, 10:35 am
Reclaiming Our Children Jan 1, 1970, 2:00 am
NoisyRoom.net Jul 30, 2014, 10:13 am
LifeNews Jul 30, 2014, 9:44 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Jul 30, 2014, 9:44 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Jul 30, 2014, 9:51 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Jul 30, 2014, 9:26 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Jul 30, 2014, 10:16 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Jul 30, 2014, 10:05 am
The Interim Jul 30, 2014, 9:18 am
The Black Kettle Jul 30, 2014, 10:01 am
The Black Kettle Jul 30, 2014, 10:10 am
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 30, 2014, 9:19 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Jul 30, 2014, 9:31 am
Where the Rubber Hits the Road Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Priests for Life Jul 30, 2014, 9:05 am
The Interim Jul 26, 2014, 9:14 am
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 30, 2014, 7:12 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Jul 30, 2014, 8:34 am
Kevin Tracy Jul 30, 2014, 8:05 am
Challies Dot Com Jul 30, 2014, 7:59 am
John Smeaton, SPUC director Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 30, 2014, 5:00 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 30, 2014, 6:02 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 30, 2014, 6:41 am
Challies Dot Com Jul 30, 2014, 6:15 am
jillstanek.com Jul 30, 2014, 6:00 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Jul 30, 2014, 6:01 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Jul 30, 2014, 5:42 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 30, 2014, 4:04 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Jul 30, 2014, 4:22 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Jul 30, 2014, 4:44 am
The Pinoy Catholic Jul 30, 2014, 5:03 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 30, 2014, 3:00 am
The Chatterbox Chronicles Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 30, 2014, 2:01 am
Conservative Heritage Times Jul 30, 2014, 3:06 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 30, 2014, 1:12 am
The Black Kettle Jul 30, 2014, 12:55 am
Blowing San #1 Jul 30, 2014, 12:25 am
Aardvark Alley Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
University Faculty for Life Jul 30, 2014, 12:56 am
open book Dec 31, 1969, 11:00 pm
joy of nine9 Jul 29, 2014, 1:02 am
joy of nine9 Jul 26, 2014, 2:54 pm
joy of nine9 Jul 29, 2014, 11:11 pm
joy of nine9 Jul 21, 2014, 8:08 pm
joy of nine9 Jul 22, 2014, 5:42 pm
joy of nine9 Jul 24, 2014, 12:30 am
joy of nine9 Jul 24, 2014, 9:01 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 9:27 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 9:28 am
Catholic Fire Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Ohio Anglican.blog Jul 30, 2014, 12:03 am
Kevin Tracy Jul 29, 2014, 11:13 pm
joy of nine9 Jul 29, 2014, 11:11 pm
Catholic Fire Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Jul 29, 2014, 5:32 pm
Blowing San #1 Jul 29, 2014, 9:36 pm
Kevin Tracy Jul 29, 2014, 8:47 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 8:07 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Jul 29, 2014, 9:15 pm
V for Victory! Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
LifeNews Jul 29, 2014, 7:17 pm
The Black Kettle Jul 29, 2014, 7:24 pm
The Black Kettle Jul 29, 2014, 7:51 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 6:39 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 6:44 pm
Pro-Life Action of Oregon Jul 29, 2014, 7:09 pm
NoisyRoom.net Jul 29, 2014, 7:20 pm
NoisyRoom.net Jul 29, 2014, 7:23 pm
LifeNews Jul 29, 2014, 6:29 pm
LifeNews Jul 29, 2014, 6:48 pm
LifeNews Jul 29, 2014, 6:09 pm
The Black Kettle Jul 29, 2014, 6:52 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 5:00 pm
Conservative Heritage Times Jul 29, 2014, 6:28 pm
NoisyRoom.net Jul 29, 2014, 6:25 pm
LifeNews Jul 29, 2014, 5:38 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 5:46 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Jul 29, 2014, 5:32 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Jul 29, 2014, 4:35 pm
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Priests for Life Jul 29, 2014, 5:01 pm
LifeNews Jul 29, 2014, 4:58 pm
The Chatterbox Chronicles Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Black Kettle Jul 29, 2014, 4:33 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 3:14 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 3:48 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 3:11 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 2:56 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 3:04 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 3:01 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 29, 2014, 6:06 pm
Vivificat! Jul 29, 2014, 4:15 pm
Priests for Life Jul 29, 2014, 4:27 pm
NoisyRoom.net Jul 29, 2014, 4:09 pm
LifeNews Jul 29, 2014, 3:52 pm
jillstanek.com Jul 29, 2014, 3:30 pm
The Interim Jul 27, 2014, 3:03 pm
The Interim Jul 29, 2014, 2:54 pm
The Interim Jul 29, 2014, 3:41 pm
The Black Kettle Jul 29, 2014, 4:00 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Jul 29, 2014, 11:21 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 29, 2014, 6:05 pm
Alex Schadenberg Jul 29, 2014, 3:17 pm
LifeNews Jul 29, 2014, 3:00 pm
The Interim Jul 29, 2014, 2:44 pm
The Interim Jul 29, 2014, 2:49 pm
The Black Kettle Jul 29, 2014, 3:14 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 9:40 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 9:37 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 1:38 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Jul 29, 2014, 2:40 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 29, 2014, 4:50 pm
BIG BLUE WAVE Jul 29, 2014, 3:11 pm
Alex Schadenberg Jul 29, 2014, 2:26 pm
11 On My Own Jul 29, 2014, 2:23 pm
LifeNews Jul 29, 2014, 1:28 pm
The Common Room Jul 29, 2014, 2:14 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 8:59 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 9:04 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 8:57 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 28, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 28, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 28, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 9:19 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 1:45 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 1:26 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 1:09 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 12:16 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 29, 2014, 9:24 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Jul 29, 2014, 2:06 pm
Bioethics and More! Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Alex Schadenberg Jul 29, 2014, 1:53 pm
LifeNews Jul 29, 2014, 12:42 pm
LifeNews Jul 29, 2014, 12:10 pm
HLI World Watch Jul 29, 2014, 1:09 pm
Happy Catholic Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm