COLUMBUS, Ohio - After this week, one of Columbus's three abortion facilities, Complete Health Care for Women, will no longer be performing surgical abortions. Operated by Mervyn Samuel and Milroy Samuel, the facility has been open for the last 40 years. The decision to stop surgical abortions appears to be voluntary.
SHARONVILLE, Ohio - Today, the Lebanon Road Surgery Center announced an end to its court battle to continue surgical abortions. Last week, Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas Judge Jerry Metz, a Democrat, upheld two previous orders to close the late-term abortion facility. The center, ran by late-term abortionist Martin Haskell, stated it will not appeal the decision but will now act as only a referral site for his second abortion facility in the Dayton area.
SHARONVILLE, Ohio - Today, Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas Judge Jerry Metz upheld two previous orders to close the Lebanon Road Surgery Center, owned by notorious abortionist Martin Haskell, near Cincinnati. The judge did not extend the stay of execution that he approved for the facility during the appeal process, meaning that the clinic could close in the next five days if there is no additional appeal.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Today, Ohio Right to Life obtained documentation of enforcement actions against three abortion facilities by the Ohio Department of Health. Among them is a $25,000 fine issued to Planned Parenthood of Bedford Heights due to severe violations of health and safety standards. Such violations include the facility's failure to adhere to infection control policies, including exposed urine samples.
COLUMBUS, Ohio--Today, Ohio Right to Life President Mike Gonidakis announced that Stephanie Ranade-Krider will become the new executive director of Ohio's largest and longest serving pro-life organization. Ranade-Krider will be responsible for all programs, activities and governmental advocacy related to the ORTL mission. She will begin her new position on August 4, 2014.