One pro-life strategy on the state level is to require abortion clinics to meet the standards of legitimate medical facilities and to require abortionists to have admitting privileges in area hospitals. This exposes the medically shoddy standards of the abortion industry, forcing many abortuaries out of business. But some of them are trying to comply.
But a federal law is on the books that would require Roman Catholic and other religiously-affiliated hospitals that take federal funds to accept doctors who perform abortions. Ironically, the law is the Church Amendment, which prevents federal funding for the procedure, but also provides certain protections for abortionists. After the jump, a story about how this issue–which will surely be litigated–has come to a head in Wisconsin. [Read more…]