The state capital, Fargo, home to the last remaining institutions offer finishes. And as contract law across America, the pro-life movement begins to feel the victory
from any point Tammi Kromenaker not an easy task. She leads the women's clinic of the Red River in Fargo, North Dakota, now offers the only abortion services throughout the state is deeply conservative. It is also under siege.
politicians North Dakota approved a number of new laws to the clinic out of business. For several days, anti-abortion outside the doors of the building protesters. Security is intense: the doors are closed and there are cameras that monitor those outside
Kromenaker But, you know that you must be careful in their daily life as it comes and goes in stores and restaurants in Fargo, has a simple explanation for why he gets there. Sitting in the waiting room of his impeccable clinic, took a ringed notebook and read messages from desperate women who have had recourse to it in a moment of unintended pregnancy.
"I am in tears," he confessed that he wiped his eye and examined the book. "These are the women who read this and know. That's what keeps me coming back. "
Not surprisingly, the other in the most difficult subjects have very different opinions. In spite Kromenaker unconditional posture, a wave of anti-abortion legislation sweeping across many parts of America, threatening to create something long desired by the lobby "pro-life": a state without an abortion clinic at all. Although other progressives in the United States, as gay marriage causes seem to be on the March, the anti-abortion movement is growing in power and influence.
the cause of abortion was hardly helped by the terrible judgment of a Philadelphia abortion doctor, Kermit Gosnell, who was accused of murder, even cut the spinal cord babies born alive, while procedures was performed. All of America was transfixed by the horror stories coming out of the box.
The jury in the trial has been locked in discussions for more than two weeks, struggling to find a verdict. But for many in the anti-abortion movement, the decision is already a victory for public relations. "Gosnell perhaps an extreme case, but these things happen all over the country," said Chris Dodson, executive director of the Catholic Conference of North Dakota.
North Dakota is at the forefront of the battle to overhaul the laws on abortion in the United States. In March, the state legislature banned abortions beyond six weeks when a heart beat can be heard in the fetus, and to carry out due to genetic defects. Also promulgated new rules require that doctors who perform abortions in the state to have admission to local hospitals privileges. Something often difficult in states like North Dakota, where the doctors often come from outside the area
new laws come into force on 1 August and Kromenaker has no doubt about his intention or potential impact. "If that happens, then we're out of business. Want cease to exist. This is his point of view and objective," he said.
flow of new legislation on the subject is relentless. The Guttmacher Institute, which is the new legislation, said that during the first three months of this year, 14 states introduced laws that ban abortion, even before the fetus is viable. Eight states have passed laws that define the "personality" that begins at conception.