Watchdog Pro-Lifers Get Abortionist’s License Pulled

Via Operation Rescue:

State College, PA – A pro-life group, Centre County Citizens Concerned for Human Life, lodged complaints some time ago about their local abortionist with state Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs and the state Department of Health. This week it was learned that abortionist Harvey Brookman’s Pennsylvania license was revoked and he was fined $50,000 for operating without medical malpractice insurance, practicing medicine beyond the scope of his license, and “unprofessional conduct due to actions that departed from the quality standards of the profession.”

This guy apparently has more medical licenses than a cat has lives:

Brookman had a long history of disciplinary action. In 1996, his medical license was revoked in New York and he voluntarily surrendered his license in New Jersey to avoid revocation. “We think Brookman is finally out of medical licenses and out of the abortion industry,” said Operation Rescue President Troy Newman. “But again, we must emphasize that Brookman’s conduct is more the rule than the exception when it comes the abortion industry. We don’t know of any abortionist that doesn’t have major problems. Those still left in the abortion industry are not exactly the cream of the crop.”

This fact is documented extensively by former abortionist Dr. Bernard Nathanson in his quasi-autobiography The Hand of God: A Journey from Death to Life by the Abortion Doctor Who Changed His Mind.

“This is another example of how savvy pro-lifers are using the system to stop abortion,” said Operation Rescue President Troy Newman. “Abortionists across the country are [losing] their licenses and abortion clinics are closing because pro-lifers are reporting botched abortions and shoddy conditions to the proper authorities. The truth is finally coming out about the seedy and dangerous nature of America’s abortion industry that has existed all along.”

Seedy and dangerous, indeed: see here, here, here, and here, for example.

In the past twelve months, 12 abortion clinics have closed, many because of efforts of pro-life groups. Brookman makes the fifth abortionist in that same time frame to have his license suspended or revoked, or to quit the abortion industry.

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