Sep 3, 2010 9:27 PM by Alison Haynes
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State health officials have suspended
the license of a Shreveport abortion clinic after an investigation
found violations that they say posed health and safety risks to
The department said Friday that it issued a notice of license
revocation to Hope Medical Group for Women in Shreveport and
ordered the clinic to immediately cease performing the procedures.
Kathleen Pittman, the clinic's patient service manager, says she
knew nothing about the notice. She says they closed at 5 p.m. and
had not received any such notice.
DHH says it faxed the notice to the clinic Friday afternoon.