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Joe Pojman

Houstonians head to Austin for 2012 Texas Rally for Life

Dr. David Smith of the Austin Baptist Association, Elizabeth McClung, founder of Austin Coalition for Life, and Joe Pojman, Ph.D, executive director of Texas Alliance for Life. Special guests are U.S. Senator, John Cornyn and Lt. Governor, David Dewhurst...

State shuts down abortion clinic, suspends doctor's license

" But Joe Pojman, executive director of Texas Alliance for Life, praised the state agencies for "enforcing the law as the legislature intended. " "This will protect the health and safety of women seeking abortions in Texas, and we hope that this will send a message to other abortion ...

'Doonesbury' Strip Calls Texas Abortion, Ultrasound Law 'Rape,' Scares Newspapers, Christian News

We're glad that it's being fully enforced," Joe Pojman, the executive director of the Texas Alliance for Life, told The Christian Post last month. Pojman added that the law "raises the standard of care regarding informed consent for abortion to the same level that a patient would ...

Abortion rights advocates plan to sue to halt surgical center requirement

Joe Pojman, executive director of the anti-abortion group Texas Alliance for Life, said the law has always been about protecting the health and safety of women. “For many years abortion providers in Texas have been operating at a substandard level and we believe [the new law] was ...

Texas laws unclear in case of pregnant Fort Worth woman kept on life support

Joe Pojman, executive director of the anti-abortion group Texas Alliance for Life, said that the law is clear in “cases like this” and that the Advance Directives Act no longer applies. “We commend the hospital for apparently doing everything possible to protect the life of the unborn ...

Crowd asked to leave during hearing invited back in to continue testimony on House abortion bills

“This is a long hearing, I really respect these people who came out,” said Joe Pojman, executive director of Texas Alliance for Life. “I understand the frustration when they feel the process is not fair because everybody doesn’t get a chance to speak, but sometimes this is how it works ...

Pregnant, and Forced to Stay on Life Support

“The unborn child should be recognized as a separate person,” said Joe Pojman, executive director of Texas Alliance for Life. He added, “I would say that, even if she were brain-dead, I would favor keeping treatments going to allow the child to continue to survive, with the hope the ...

Texas Abortion Law Sparks Anger, Resignation « CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

“It is something that cannot be taken back, reversed,” said Joe Pojman, executive director of Texas Alliance for Life, which supported the new law. He cited testimony last year as the Legislature debated the requirements from women who said they were denied the opportunity to see their ...

Women's groups in uproar as Texas closes two more abortion clinics

Joe Pojman, executive director of Texas Alliance for Life, said he welcomed the clinics’ closure. “Requiring a doctor at an abortion facility to have admitting privileges at a local hospital is common sense,” he said. “In the event of a serious complication from an abortion, the ...

Federal Appeals Court Hears Arguments Over Texas Abortion Law

“The Supreme Court allows states to regulate abortion to ensure women have all the information they need to make an informed decision and to make sure it’s done in a safe manner,” Joe Pojman, executive director of Texas Alliance for Life, said outside the courtroom after the hearing. ...

Texas Abortion Law Leaves Women With Few Options

" The Supreme Court prohibits legislatures from banning most abortions, acknowledged Joe Pojman, executive director of Texas Alliance for Life. But, he said in a statement, "states should have the right to protect women from dangerous abortion procedures. " Texas follows Utah, Tennessee ...

Texas abortion ruling could lead to national fight

Supreme Court has tied the hands of state legislatures in this issue," said Joe Pojman, executive director of the pro-life group Texas Alliance for Life. "But the court does allow states to regulate abortion to increase safety standards. That is what the state of Texas is doing. " A ...

Texas Women’s Clinics Cease Abortions as Privileges Law Revived

Joe Pojman, executive director of Texas Alliance for Life, which opposes abortion, praised the ruling because he said it will lead to safer clinics. Texas Governor Perry said the decision affirms the state’s right to protect fetuses and the health of the women. “We will continue doing ...

State Senators Mull Sex Education Bill

Joe Pojman, founder and executive director of Texas Alliance for Life, told the committee he knew of no other group besides Planned Parenthood that would be directly impacted by the bill. He said even if Planned Parenthood isn’t in many classrooms directly, it provides instructional ...

New abortion clinic planned for Texas as law closes facilities

It is common sense to make that a requirement for abortion providers, according to Joe Pojman, director of the anti-abortion group, Texas Alliance for Life. "In the event of a serious complication from an abortion, the physician should be able to follow the patient to the emergency room ...

Planned Parenthood head encouraged extremists to break Texas law

July 17, 2013 ( STOPP ) - Dr. Joe Pojman, head of Texas Alliance for Life, says Texas law is very clear regarding behavior in the senate gallery: “We cannot yell, we cannot carry signs, we cannot speak loudly, we cannot even clap. That is the decorum that must be observed. And doing ...

Nation & World US judge says he can't block Texas sonogram law

Joe Pojman, executive director of Texas Alliance for Life, called Sparks' ruling "a big victory" for anti-abortion activists. "The state cannot ban abortion, but at least we can give women all the information they need to make an informed decision," Pojman said. "They didn't have that before. " ...

Texas abortion provider closes two clinics, citing new law

"We are pleased that women will never again receive substandard care from either of these abortion facilities," Joe Pojman, director of the anti-abortion group Texas Alliance for Life, said of the closures. More U.S. states have passed sweeping abortion restrictions in the last two years ...

New Texas Abortion Law Closes 2 More Clinics : NPR

Joe Pojman, executive director of Texas Alliance for Life, welcomed the clinic closures because, he said, those facilities did not adequately protect patients. "Requiring a doctor at an abortion facility to have admitting privileges at a local hospital is common sense," he said. "In the ...

Lawmaker seeks to overturn abortion waiting period

Supporters of the law like Joe Pojman, executive director of the anti-abortion group Texas Alliance for Life, criticized the study. "We believe many of these women may have responded that they were grateful for the opportunity to talk with the physician," he said. "Many of those women ...

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