Last year, 87 abortion facilities discontinued offering surgical abortions, and this year a similarly significant decline is developing.
Both sides attribute the closures to new state laws requiring that abortionists have admitting privileges to a local hospital, should an emergency occur.
According to the Washington Times, 19 clinics in Texas, including two already this month, that have closed because of new regulations.
The report said a similar law in Mississippi has put the future of the stateâ€™s only abortion clinic in doubt as court proceedings continue. Closures also have occurred in Florida, Alabama and other states....