BY STEVEN ERTELT, LIFENEWS.COM, MAY 1, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – An abortion clinic in Sacramento, California closed its doors on Friday, ending its four decades-long abortion practice.
California Catholic Daily reports the Sacramento facility is the second Women’s Health Specialists abortion clinic to close in the past year. Executive director of the abortion chain Shauna Heckert previously pointed to financial issues and a reduced demand for abortions as the reasons.
“We are a dying breed,” Heckert told told the news site FiveThirtyEight last year.
California pro-life leaders celebrated the news as a victory for babies and moms in the community.
“We have been praying in front of Women’s Health Specialists abortion business in Sacramento for decades, helping women and saving lives, including over a dozen 40 Days for Life campaigns,” said local pro-life leader Wynette Sills in the Californians for Life newsletter.
It is especially encouraging given that California is one of the worst states for legal protections unborn babies and moms.
Pro-abortion groups have managed to thwart laws to protect unborn babies and moms in California, but they have not been able to stop the pro-life movement from offering support and teaching facts about unborn babies and abortion. As a result, it appears that more women are rejecting abortion in favor of life for their unborn babies. … …READ MORE AT LIFENEWS.COM … www.lifenews.com/2017/05/01/closed-abortion-clinic-that-killed-babies-in-abortions-for-42-years-closes-down/