Monday, February 11, 2013
Anti-abortion protestors allege the woman died after receiving an abortion at Germantown Reproductive Services.
The Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is investigating the death of a 29-year-old woman whom anti-abortion activists allege died after receiving an abortion at Germantown Reproductive Health Services. The woman died Thursday at Shady Grove Hospital, according to the chief medical examiner’s office. The cause and manner of death was still pending. “Any speculation at this point would be premature,” spokesman Bruce Goldfarb told Patch. Montgomery County Police is coordinating with the medical examiner’s office on the investigation and is awaiting its report, a police spokeswoman told Patch on Monday. Last week, Capt. Paul Starks, a police spokesman, told The Washington Post that there was “no indication of any criminal activity …
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Staff at Germantown abortion clinic briefed on emergency protocols
In response to Monday's pro-life protests against the arrival of late-term abortion provider Dr. LeRoy Carhart, the National Abortion Federation is working to strengthen safety at the Reproductive Health Services clinic in Germantown. According to the federation's president and CEO Vicki Saoporta, the clinic's security director has been working since last week to brief staff on how to handle emergency situations. " We are concerned for the safety of all of our members. We are working with law enforcement to ensure appropriate response to invested prosecute lower levels of violence" so that violence does not escalate the level of murder and bombing, Saoporta said. Saoporta said the Carhart has continually been targeted by pro-life …
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Maryland pro-life groups speak out against late-term abortion Dr. LeRoy Carhart's plans to bring his services to Germantown.
Abortion opponents are speaking out against late-term abortion provider LeRoy Carhart's plans to bring his services to Germantown. "We are just appalled that this is happening," said Angela Martin, executive director of Maryland Right to Life . Martin said Carhart's move to Germantown highlights the need for abortion regulation in Maryland, where late-term abortions are legal. "We want to mobilize with legislatures to enact restrictions of abortion so that Maryland does not become a haven of abortionists like Carhart," Martin said. "Maryland needs to do more to protect women from being harmed from unscrupulous abortion operators." Carhart is one of the few physicians who provide late-term abortions, and to Jennifer Blasdell, executive …
TBD is reporting that abortion provider LeRoy Carhart will be setting up a practice in Germantown next week.
According to reports from TBD, Nebraska abortion provider LeRoy Carhart has relocated his practice to Germantown. Carhart is among the few physicians that offers late-term abortions. Carhart announced earlier this month that he would be expanding his practice into the DC area. According to the Washington Post report, Carhart plans to begin working at Germantown Reproductive Health Services on Monday. Check back with Germantown Patch for further coverage.