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Abortion clinics continue to close 2017 Update

10/16/18
AbortionistsAbortion pill clinicsSurgical abortion clinicsDocumentsDate
109221548517,21810/16/18
102021449013,27612/17/17
103021651410,69611/17/16
9481915466,9818/7/15
8451745755,2208/4/14
7811796234,1008/2/13


Abortion clinics in 1991: 2,176.

This year (as of august 2013) 42 clinics closed and 24 were closed in 2012.  Part of the reason for the high number of closings that year was due to North Carolina signing a new law that requires abortion facilities to meet the same standards as an outpatient surgery center ref.

See also:

Heritage: U.S. Abortion rates
AbortionDocs.org

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Another Cake Maker is Under Attack
9/11/18 Cathy Miller

  • 08/26/17 Two women enter Cathy Miller's Cakeshop and request a wedding cake for a same-sex wedding.  Cathy declines as it is against her religion.  She offers the couple any other items in her shop. ref
  • 10/18/17 The same sex couple files a complaint with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH). ref
  • 12/13/17 DFEH files for a temporary restraining order against Cathy Miller to force her to create wedding cakes in violation of her religious beli . . . [more]

    Supreme Court asks Washington Supreme Court to rehear case against Barronelle Stutzman
    6/25/18 Today, 6/25/18, the Supreme Court asked the Washington Supreme Court to rehear case against Barronelle Stutzman in light of the the recent ruling for Jack Phillips. ref, pdf

    See: hot cases 3

    Jack Phillips wins case
    6/4/18 Today, 6/4/18, the U.S. Supreme Court narrowly ruled 7-2 that the decision against Jack Phillips violated his free exercise rights. pdf, ref

    COLORADO: Phillip's Masterpiece Cakeshop Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission

  • 12/06/13: Colorado Administrative Law Court judge (ALJ) Robert N. Spencer rules that Masterpiece Cakeshop discriminated against a homosexual couple by not making a cake for them because they were homosexual.  Jack Phillips is ordered to make the cakes . . . [more]

    Kim Davis case reinstated
    4/10/18 Timeline:

  • 06/26/15: Gov. Beshear issued a directive ordering all Kentucky county clerks to personally authorize SSM licenses
    (the "SSM Mandate"). ref
  • 06/26/15: County clerk Kim Davis announces that the Rowan County Clerk's Office would no longer issue marriage licenses to any couples. ref
  • 08/17/15: District court judge David L. Bunning orders Kim Davis to issue marriage licenses, but stays his order pending appeal. ref, ref2
  • 08/26/15: Kim Davis ordered by the 6th circuit t . . . [more]

    Oral arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission heard before the U.S. Supreme Court
    12/6/17 On 12/05/17 the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.  A decision is expected by June 2018.


    Facts:

    Case No. 16-111.
    Case Name: Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission
    At stake: whether Christians must give up their religious beliefs when entering the work place.

    People:

    Kristen K. Waggoner, Scottsdale, Arizona; on behalf of the Petitioners
    General. Noel J. Francisco, Solicitor General, Department . . . [more]

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    Abortion clinics continue to close 2017 Update
    10/16/18 AbortionistsAbortion pill clinicsSurgical abortion clinicsDocumentsDate
    109221548517,21810/16/18
    102021449013,27612/17/17
    103021651410,69611/17/16
    9481915466,9818/7/15
    8451745755,2208/4/14
    7811796234,1008/2/13


    Abortion clinics in 1991: 2,176.

    This year (as of august 2013) 42 clinics closed and 24 were closed in 2012.  Part of the reason for the high number of closings that year was due to North Carolina signing a new law that requires abortion facilities to meet the same standards . . . [more]

    Iowa Wind energy usage in 2017
    9/4/18 Iowa energy usage from wind went up to 36.9% as of September 2018 ref.  This is up from 35.76% in 2016.

    2017 - 36.90%
    2016 - 35.76%
    2015 - 31.27%
    2014 - 28.53%
    2013 - 27.40%
    2012 - 25.00%
    2011 - 19.00%

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    Colorado Civil Rights Commission thumbs its nose at U.S. Supreme Court
    8/20/18
  • 6/26/17 attorney asks Jack Phillips to create a cake celebrating a gender transition which Jack Phillips declined to do. ref

  • 6/28/18 Colorado Civil Rights Division rules against Jack Phillips stating that Jack Phillips declined to create a custom cake for the attorney because of his gender status.  They quote the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of Jack Phillips:

    It is unexceptional that Colorado law can protect gay persons, just as it can protect other classes of individu . . . [more]

    High School class teaches how to view porn responsibly - update
    5/19/18 So apparently there is a class for High School students in Boston where they can learn to view porn the right way The Truth About Pornography: A Pornography-Literacy Curriculum for High School Students Designed to Reduce Sexual and Dating Violence.



    In related news, on Friday, 2/16/18, a judge in Ohio permanently removed the parental rights of the parents of a 17 year old daughter because they wouldn't support her desire to take hormone treatments to become a man. ref

    Yep, this is the . . . [more]

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