Investigative

North Carolina Planned Parenthood patient sent to hospital in ambulance

planned parenthood, abortion, ambulance, abortions, emergency

On April 1, 2017, 40 Days for Life participants witnessed an apparently unconscious woman being transported out of a Planned Parenthood facility in Fayetteville, North Carolina, into a waiting ambulance.

This marks the thirteenth time that a Planned Parenthood has sent a patient to the hospital in this year alone, reports Operation Rescue. However, the pro-life group notes that it receives calls “routinely” regarding ambulances at abortion facilities — “so many, we can’t even report on them all,” said OR president Troy Newman.

Witnesses stated that once the patient was inside the ambulance, the vehicle ” remained in the back parking lot for about 20 minutes before it finally rolled away, raising the possibility that she required immediate emergency care that could not be done while the ambulance was rolling.”

Witnesses also said that as the ambulance left Planned Parenthood, it did not turn on its sirens until making its way through parking lots to take a “longer route to the main road” and then finally turned on its sirens “when they were well away from the Planned Parenthood abortion facility.”

It is not unusual to see this type of surreptitious activity when ambulances either arrive or depart abortion facilities. Some abortion facility staff have requested ambulances without lights or sirens so they to not draw attention to a facility’s medical emergencies.

Operation Rescue states that it has documented 40 ambulance transports from Planned Parenthood facilities alone since January 1, 2016. At least one of those patients is a confirmed death: 24-year-old Cree Erwin-Sheppard, who died from complications after receiving a first trimester abortion from a Planned Parenthood in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

What is Live Action News?

Live Action News is pro-life news and commentary from a pro-life perspective. Learn More

Corrections or Questions

For corrections, or questions, please contact the editor at [email protected]

GUEST ARTICLES: To submit a guest article to Live Action News, email [email protected] with an attached Word document of 800-1000 words. Please also attach any photos relevant to your submission if applicable. If your submission is accepted for publication, you will be notified within three weeks. Thank you for your interest in Live Action News!



To Top
[if lte IE 8]
[if lte IE 8]