|Sign outside WWH clinic in Texas|
Whole Woman's Health has been investigated by Operation Rescue, which reports:
Whole Woman's Health recently made headlines in Texas when two of its clinics in Austin and McAllen, were caught during an undercover investigation by Operation Rescue illegally dumping the remains of aborted babies in open and overflowing trash dumpsters. Together with Stericycle, the chain's medical waste disposal company, the abortion clinics were fined a total of $83,000.Some of these revelations were covered by LifeNews.com and the Associated Press, and you can read about WWH's enthusiastic approach to abortion here.
In addition, Operation Rescue filed complaints against several abortionists associated with Whole Woman's Health to the Texas Medical Board, resulting in eight of those abortionists facing Board discipline for numerous allegations, including the illegal dumping of private patient medical records, HIPAA violations, and violations of the Texas informed consent laws. Several WWH abortionists have previous disciplinary histories, including one who was responsible for a patient death.
The shoddy history of Whole Woman's Health highlights the need for abortion clinic licensing and inspections. Current MCCL-backed legislation would require abortion clinics to be licensed and allow for inspections.