Abortion Clinics Closing at Record Rate

(UPDATED) Reasons vary, but the trend is clear.
Abortion Clinics Closing at Record Rate
Image: Courtesy of 40 Days for Life/Coalition for Life
August closing of Planned Parenthood clinic in Bryan, Texas.

Update: The Huffington Post assessed the "dramatic toll" that recent pro-life laws have taken on abortion clinics, with Arizona leading the way. Meanwhile, the abortion battle has gone digital as more states ban abortions by telemedicine.

CT has examined the new pro-life surge in-depth.

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(BP) For Abby Johnson, the closing of a single Planned Parenthood center demonstrated her dramatic reversal from abortion clinic director to leading pro-life advocate.

But for pro-lifers throughout the United States, it marked another exhibit in a hopeful trend—abortion centers are shutting down at an unprecedented rate. The total so far this year is 44, according to a pro-life organization that tracks clinic operations.

None was more telling for Johnson than the mid-July closing of the Planned Parenthood center in Bryan, Texas. It came less than four years after Johnson, burdened by her involvement with abortion, walked out of that clinic as its director and into the ...

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