So glad to be home again! I have had some sweet travels in the past 2 weeks but now it is good to be home for a while.
I came back to the news of Steven Chase Brigham's last license getting revoked. My initial reaction was mixed. It IS pretty good news and it is hard not to feel excited that the authorities have taken notice and are holding him accountable (for a change as there are so many abortionists who would be shut down immediately today if the authorities really cared about health). It IS heartening to think that his 8 facilities could shut down in New Jersey. We certainly need to pray for the other places in Virginia, Delaware and Pennsylvania to shut down as well.
In all the reading I have done on this abortionist, there seems to be a pattern. His license gets revoked or surrendered in different states but this does not stop him. Will they seriously shut down his mills? Even if they do, what will be his next move? He is still young enough (not at an age of retirement) and he seems to be pretty determined to continue his trade of killing babies (by the way, even abortionists admit they know that they are killing babies so we both call it as it is. They just lie to the women and tell her it is not a baby yet. To admit to the women that there is a baby involved is to kiss hundreds/thousands of dollars goodbye).
Anyway, Brigham's pattern is to find a new state and start his business again in a new location. The state of Maryland claimed they did not know about his shop in Elkton. They initially went after him after discovering 30 babies in the freezer, but a key witness got intimidated and backed out of testifying against him. That is not too surprising with the abortion cartel.
In Pennsylvania, Brigham just rolled his business into his mother's name to avoid the authorities since they ordered him to not commit any more abortions in their state.
Brigham's Death Caravan
Brigham has had
licenses revoked or surrendered in New York, Florida, Pennsylvania, and
California. Considering how it is so difficult to hold abortionists accountable, you know it has to be REALLY bad when they actually revoke abortionists' licenses. FIVE states have recognized and that Brigham should not be anywhere near a pregnant woman.
So it is with wariness when I see these things taking place. Will they really shut down 8 abortion mills? They should and that is where the prayer comes in because I know it will be God who permanently shuts them down and makes sure those properties are sold to businesses who would never be involved with abortion. Who ever thought Martin Haskell's property would be up for sale? http://www.operationrescue.org/archives/symbol-of-victory-haskells-sharonville-abortion-building-for-sale/Haskell's Place of Hell
Haskell was known for inventing the partial-birth abortion aka the D & E procedure. He admitted that 80% of the women who sought late-term abortions were not doing so because of fetal anomalies which is a common claim by the pro-abortion side. Clinic Quotes
Like with any abortionist or worker, Brigham and Haskell are messed up. They need a Savior and they need transformation. Only God knows what that will take and when if it ever happens. I always wonder if their hearts are too hardened to receive Him. Are they past redemption because of a seared consciences? Dr. Nathanson had 75,000 abortions in his past, including his own baby's abortion. I pray they are not too far gone. Prayer is a powerful force. I believe in it wholeheartedly because I have seen it work over and over for years. With God, it is not impossible for these abortionists to be saved. The only question is, will they continue to reject Jesus to the very last breath? They have that free will to do so.
Who ever thought of Paul having a conversion? I think of him when I think of abortionists because when you think of people who are the least unlikely to be totally transformed by Jesus (and it can be in an instant!), Paul comes to mind right away. Earlier this year, I heard the testimony of Dr. Haywood Robinson and his wife, Dr. Noreen Johnson. Both were abortionists and they became Christians and stopped performing abortions. Their transformation by Jesus led them to be voices for the unborn. Dr. Johnson gave a heartfelt apology, as a former abortionist, to all the people in the room who had ever suffered an abortion. That is restitution.
There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.