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Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Planned Parenthood Teams up with Satanists to Promote Abortion in Missouri
Missouri has reportedly doubled its abortion capacity this year “thanks to the Satanic Temple and Planned Parenthood,” who have worked in tandem to fight the state’s restrictions on abortion.
With some of the most clearly defined regulations on abortion in the nation, Missouri had managed tolowerthe number of abortion facilities to a single clinic, but a second Missouri clinic opened its doors recently and two others plan on following soon.
Planned Parenthood has battled against state regulations requiring abortion clinics to meet the same surgical center standards as full hospitals and for their doctors to have hospital privileges, and in April a federal court sided with the abortion giant.
U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs granted a preliminaryinjunctioninvalidating requirements for the state’s abortion clinics to meet standards for surgical centers and for their doctors to have hospital privileges, citing a U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down similar restrictions in Texas, which deemed those laws unnecessary and unconstitutional.
“Missouri has not complied with that decision,” Sachs, of the Western District of Missouri in Kansas City, wrote.
Shortly afterward, Planned Parenthood expressed its intention to expand its abortion services in the state. On Monday, Planned Parenthood Great Plainsannouncedplans to offer abortion services at two more clinics in Missouri, including its midtown Kansas City clinic, which now offers medication abortion services.
The Satanic Temple has often lent its muscle to pro-abortioneffortsalongside Planned Parenthood, and in this case has pressured Missouri legislators and worked through the courts to bring about a relaxing of abortion restrictions, according toreports. One of the Temple’s fundamental tenets is that “One’s body is inviolable, subject to one’s own will alone.” READ MORE