Monthly Archives: July 2011

Problems with N.J. late-term abortion business similar to Pa.’s

By Marie McCulloughInquirer Staff WriterThe arrest of West Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell on charges of murdering a patient and seven newborn infants has thrown an unusual spotlight on Pennsylvania regulators who, a Philadelphia grand jury concluded, "should have shut him down long ago."But Pennsylvania's system of oversight - or lack of it, in the…
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Md. weighs abortion restriction

By BEN NUCKOLS • Associated Press • January 16, 2011 BALTIMORE — Maryland lawmakers will consider legislation to ban the sort of interstate abortions performed last year by a Voorhees doctor whose license has since been suspended.Dr. Steven Brigham operated an abortion clinic in Elkton. New Jersey regulators suspended his license after finding that he…
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Abortion doctor’s license temporarily suspended

By JIM WALSH • Courier-Post Staff • October 14, 2010 TRENTON — State regulators on Wednesday night temporarily suspended the medical license of a Voorhees abortion doctor.The Board of Medical Examiners in its decision called Dr. Steven Brigham a "clear and imminent danger to the public's health, safety and welfare," according to an account from…
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Abortion doctor says New Jersey, Maryland can’t discipline him

By Marie McCulloughPosted on Sat, Oct. 9, 2010Inquirer Staff WriterAbortion doctor Steven Brigham, who has been accused of negligence and misconduct for starting late-term abortions in New Jersey and completing the procedures in Maryland, contends the two states have no grounds to discipline him.In legal papers filed Thursday with New Jersey regulators, Brigham says the…
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