Abortion Regulation Protocol Presented by Abortion Providers Themselves

Some abortion centers have published their own medical “regulations” — protocol for handling unexpected emergencies during legal abortion procedures. Yet, the abortion industry as a whole spends large amounts of money every year fiercely fighting legal battles in courtrooms in order to avoid the imposition of state health department regulations on abortion centers. These are basically the same regulations by which any medical ambulatory care center must abide; the general public and the medical community would raise a very loud raucus if ambulatory care centers, or restaurants, were no longer regulated and/or periodically inspected. Yet, the abortion industry has managed to avoid regulation and inspection since abortion-on-demand became legal in the USA in 1973! As you can see by reading the self-imposed regulations below, these are certainly reasonable requirements for good medical practice. Excerpts from “Planned Parenthood of Central and Northern Arizona Condensed Abortion Protocol”, dtd 10/2000: “…These services are offered to ensure access to safe abortions to those patients who have been counseled on every phase of the abortion procedure and who are confident in their decision to terminate their pregnancy. [emphasis added] “This condensed protocol covers many of the significant considerations related to the physical facilities, supplies, equipment and personnel involved in the procedure… Physical Facilities…providing abortion services will have…adequate lighting and ventilation for abortion procedures…emergency exit to accommodate a stratcher [sic] or gurnery; facilities for sterilization of instruments. Supplies and Equipment that must be immediately available for use or in an emergency kit include…conventional surgical insturments for cervical dilation and uterine curettage, in adequate supply to permit individual sterilized instruments for each patient [emphasis added]; equipment necessary for required laboratory...