Dick Retta stands outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in downtown Washington three days a week, trying to persuade pregnant women not to get abortions. The 80-year-old grandfather has been coming to the clinic for eight years and said he’s personally persuaded over 400 women to leave this clinic and others.
Lawyers for a New Jersey abortion doctor charged with murder for the deaths of five fetuses in Maryland are asking a judge to dismiss the charges. They say the fetuses actually died in New Jersey, not Maryland.
Two abortion doctors face murder charges. The allegations follow a long investigation into a botched abortion in Elkton, Cecil County.
Anne Arundel Medical Center’s clinic at the Stanton Community Center provides low-cost dental and medical services to uninsured adults, while the hospital’s Community Health Center on Forest Drive provides similar services to the underinsured — people who don’t have strong insurance coverage.
A Baltimore pastor says he plans to open the city’s first “open access” clinic that will hand out methadone to drug addicts.