UW Abandons Late-Term Abortion Plan at Madison Surgery Center
May 7, 2010
MEDIA ADVISORY, (christiansunite.com) -- It is a complete victory for unborn children who would have been victims of late-term abortions, their mothers, their families, the grassroots people who demanded that the late-term abortion plan be stopped, and the citizens of Wisconsin," said Barbara Lyons, Executive Director of Wisconsin Right to Life in response to reports that the University of Wisconsin has abandoned plans to begin performing late-term abortions at the Madison Surgery Center.
The information that UW dropped the plan became available through a letter from the Department of Justice to an attorney in Eau Claire who asked for an investigation of UW for violating the law by promoting and being involved in the late-term abortion plan approved in February of 2009.
"Many individuals and organizations made this possible," continued Lyons, "by their calls, letters, emails, and presence outside the Madison Surgery Center. Special thanks and praise go to those who work at the Madison Surgery Center who refused to participate in any way in providing late-term abortions and individuals who courageously changed their doctors and insurance rather than be treated at the Madison Surgery Center."
Wisconsin Right to Life joined many other organizations in a coordinated effort to make certain that not a single late- term abortion would be performed at the Madison Surgery Center. "It was a gigantic effort that reached a successful conclusion -- zero late-term abortions at the Madison Surgery Center," said Lyons.