Pro-lifers' efforts paying off as 'waste haulers' cut ties with abortuaries

Friday, July 6, 2018
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Stericycle truck outside PP clinicA campaign to convince abortion clinics and medical waste haulers to follow the disposal laws of each state continues to gain success – but one waste hauler is apparently still servicing abortion clinics in Maryland despite that success.

A couple of years ago, the pro-life organization Created Equal launched Project Weak Link, exposing companies that transport the remains of aborted babies – sometimes dumping those remains in garbage dumps. Mark Harrington of Created Equal tells OneNewsNow that the latest violation of the law involved personnel from Greenville Women's Center in South Carolina transporting the babies to a gas station to transfer them to a Stericycle truck.

"We caught this all on film, sent it to the Department of Health in South Carolina," he describes. "It took several months to get it done, but the abortion clinic was fined $19,000 and Stericycle was fined $9,500 for violating the law."

According to Harrington, because of Project Weak Link several waste haulers are no longer interested in doing business with companies that kill preborn children. In fact, Stericycle thus far has cancelled or chosen not to renew more than 400 contracts with abortion clinics. But the South Carolina case isn't an isolated incident, he says, so their volunteers remain alert nationwide.


"... We have informants – people on the sidewalks, prayer warriors, sidewalk counselors, picketers – who are capturing this stuff on film, and they're turning that over to us and then we're making the complaints with the state departments of health," Harrington explains.

Two different waste haulers have also canceled contracts with late-term abortionist LeRoy Carhart who does abortions in Maryland. But according to Project Weak Link, one of those haulers – Biomedical Waste Services – is apparently still servicing abortion clinics.

Biomedical Waste Services was the target of a recent campaign by Operation Rescue calling on the company to stop transporting and disposing of aborted babies terminated by late-term abortionist LeRoy Carhart in his Maryland abortion facility. Harrington explains:

"Carhart gets a lot of attention – and there may be some things we're not aware of as far as charges being levied against him that might have involved Biomedical Waste Company, so they wanted to get out of their arrangement with him."

After public pressure, BWS cancelled its contract with the Carhart abortuary – but Harrington says the company didn't repent. He reports that on-site volunteers with Created Equal have discovered BWS continues to pick up remains of aborted babies at other abortion clinics in the state. That's why he is calling for another campaign with involvement of people throughout the country.

"They can go to and contact Ray Krell, the general manager of Biomedical Waste, and let him know that you want him to stop enabling the abortion industry by picking up aborted babies at abortion mills," says the pro-life leader.


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