By Bud Shaver,
Albuquerque, New Mexico- Thanks to Elon Musk's shake up of Twitter, our Pro-Life accounts have been restored! It was announced on April 25, 2022 that Billionaire Elon Musk had secured a $44 billion dollar deal to acquire Twitter. Within a few days there was a noticeable difference on the platform that suspended two of our pro-life accounts @ProLifeWitness and @AbortionFreeNM back in 2020 without due process nor any reason given. The day after Elon Musk acquired Twitter and vowed to restore free speech on his platform, Abortion Free New Mexico leader, Bud Shaver submitted an appeal with Twitter for the suspensions.
Three days later on April 29, 2022 both accounts were reinstated!
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New Opportunity to Serve!
Abortion Free New Mexico leader Bud Shaver is pleased to announce that he has been appointed as the Republican Party of Bernalillo County, Ward Chairman of District 29.
Bud Shaver issued the following statement,
"My wife Tara and I are known for our pro-life ministry efforts and for several years now have worked diligently to support candidates in various ways. Whether serving on campaigns, or going door-to-door we have supported and worked for Republican candidates. I am excited to serve our Ward through recruiting, holding meetings, hosting events and ultimately working to make sure that Republicans are elected in our district."
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By Micaiah Bilger, (This article originally appeared on LifeNews.com)
Albuquerque, New Mexico- Lawyers for the late Keisha Atkins, who died along with her unborn baby after a late-term abortion in New Mexico, achieved a victory this spring when the University of New Mexico agreed to pay a settlement in the case.
The pro-life organization Abortion on Trial said the university paid Atkins’ estate $365,000 after the UNM hospital was accused of negligently referring her to a late-term abortion facility that led to her death.
UNM should have never referred Keisha to Curtis Boyd’s outpatient abortion facility, Southwestern Women’s Options,” said Jamie Jeffries, executive director at Abortion On Trial. “It is unacceptable medical care to perform an induction abortion outside of a hospital. Practitioners everywhere should be aware that referring women to private abortion clinics can result in legal action and subsequent liability.”
In 2017, Atkins, 23, died shortly after her unborn baby was aborted at Southwestern Women’s Options in Albuquerque; she was six months pregnant. Her lawyers said she died of sepsis after the abortion facility gave her “inconsistent and dangerously addictive drugs for days” and delayed transporting her to a hospital.
Abortionists Carmen Landau, Curtis Boyd and Shannon Carr also were sued for negligence in Atkins’ death.
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Jeffries said Atkins’ elective, late-term abortion was paid for by New Mexico taxpayers through Medicaid, and the settlement also will be paid for by taxpayers because the University of New Mexico is a public institution.
Attorney Mike Seibel with Abortion on Trial said they donated part of their attorneys’ fees from the settlement to help other mothers and babies in need.
Of the attorneys’ fees generated from the UNM $365000 settlement, I donated a good amount to pregnancy centers, sidewalk advocates, pro-life candidates and pro-life causes,” Seibel told the Pinon Post. “The money man intended to use for evil God turned to good. It’s time to win this battle.”
The case has prompted calls for state lawmakers to enact new safety regulations for abortion facilities. New Mexico has almost no regulations or restrictions on abortion. It does not require women to be informed of abortion risks or alternatives before an abortion, and it allows unborn babies to be aborted for any reason up to birth.
“The New Mexico Legislature has chosen many times to ignore the safety of the mother during a late term abortion,” state Rep. Rebecca Dow, R-Grant, said in a statement provided to LifeNews. “While I believe there are many alternatives to abortion, the simple truth is that a woman who opts to receive an abortion should receive the same information of the risks of the procedure that is afforded in every other medical environment.”
Atkins’ mother, Tina, and sister, Nicole, filed the wrongful death lawsuit on her behalf.
According to KOB News 4, Atkins went to the abortion facility Feb. 1, 2017, where her unborn baby was aborted. She was about six months pregnant.
Two days later, according to the lawsuit, she went back to the abortion facility complaining of breathing trouble and a high fever. After 10 hours, the abortion facility called for an ambulance to take Atkins to the hospital, and she died there a short time later, according to the lawsuit.
The lawsuit accused the University of New Mexico Hospital and Southwestern Women’s Options of medical malpractice, wrongful death and civil conspiracy in the lawsuit.
The late-term abortion facility also allegedly violated the New Mexico Unfair Trade Practices Act by telling Atkins not to go to the emergency room but to contact the abortion facility if she experienced a medical emergency.
Operation Rescue and Abortion Free New Mexico also suspected a cover-up. The groups obtained Atkins’ autopsy report along with a CAD printout of a 911 call from the abortion facility on the date of Atkins’ death. The groups said both documents raised serious questions about the mishandling of Atkins’ medical emergency, and aroused suspicions of an attempted cover-up involving the hospital, with which lead abortionist Curtis Boyd is connected.
By Bud Shaver
Albuquerque, New Mexico- This weekend Abortion Free New Mexico has an amazing seminar planned for you and the community at large to come and learn how to effectively communicate with those who try to justify abortion. We will be discussing relevant topics that speak to the heart of our culture like racism and abortion and the myth of overpopulation. We are also featuring two important community resource leaders for you to hear from to better equip you to help abortion minded women should they approach you on the sidewalk.
Free Pro-Life Training Seminar Hosted by Abortion Free New Mexico
Special Guest Speakers include:
Join us for an afternoon of pro-life empowerment at Providence Church. This will be a time of knowledge and equipping. Learn about local community resources. Have a relevant conversation about abortion and racism. Learn about the radical agenda linking abortion and overpopulation. We will also share practical ways you can get involved and put your faith into action," stated Tara Shaver of Abortion Free New Mexico
For every T-shirt ordered, $3 will go to Care Net in New Mexico, $3 will go to the New Mexico Care Net mobile unit, and $3 to Pro-Life Witness.
Bud & Tara Shaver
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