Late-Term Abortionist Opening New Abortion Biz in Colorado That Could Kill Babies Up to Birth

State   |   Micaiah Bilger   |   Oct 26, 2022   |   5:13PM   |   Pueblo, Colorado

An elderly late-term abortionist who is accused of nearly killing a woman in a botched abortion is working to open a new abortion facility in Colorado this year.

KRDO News 13 did not mention the new malpractice allegation against abortionist Leroy Carhart or his age – 81 — in its report about his plans to open a new abortion facility in Pueblo.

Carhart runs two Clinics for Abortion and Reproductive Excellence (CARE) abortion facilities in Nebraska and Maryland, and his website advertises abortions through the third trimester.

According to his abortion group, his new Pueblo facility will provide abortions in the first and second trimesters as well as birth control. However, Colorado allows abortions for any reason up to birth, so it is possible that Carhart will offer third-trimester abortions there, too.

KRDO reports CARE still is renovating its new Pueblo building and does not have a projected opening date.

The abortion group said the new facility will meet an increasing demand for abortions in the midwest where many other states now ban abortions.

“We have staff members that will be moving to Pueblo, and we’re excited to improve the area that we’re in and to help anybody that’s in the area that needs our assistance,” Carhart said in a statement.


The new abortion facility also comes in response to the likelihood that Nebraska will protect unborn babies by banning abortions next year.

Meanwhile, local pro-life residents are working to raise awareness and stop the new abortion facility from coming to their town.

Tamra Axworthy, the CEO of ACPC Women’s Clinic, a pro-life pregnancy center in Pueblo, told the Catholic News Agency that it looks like Carhart wants to open in the Bessemer neighborhood near an elementary school and hospital.

“He sees this as a community that’s going to welcome and support him, and that is not what he’s going to get,” Axworthy said.

She told CNA that they are planning various projects to raise awareness in the community about abortion and Carhart’s reputation. She also asked people to pray and fast for the effort.

“We’re hopeful that if we can’t shut it down in the court of public opinion, that we can at least ensure that he follows every possible code and regulation to open up that facility,” Axworthy said.

Carhart is a well-known late-term abortionist who challenged the federal Partial-Birth Abortion Ban and lost.

In August, Operation Rescue reported Nebraska health officials are investigating Carhart after a 35-year-old patient accused him of nearly killing her in a botched abortion in February.

The pro-life watchdog group also recorded evidence of 27 life-threatening medical emergencies at his two abortion facilities since 2012, including a woman who died along with her baby after a late-term abortion in 2013.

During a 2019 interview with the BBC, Carhart shocked journalist Hilary Andersson when he candidly admitted that he kills babies, and he has no problem doing so – even after they are viable. Unlike many abortion activists, Carhart used the word “baby,” too.

Many midwestern and southern states began to protect unborn babies from abortion after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June. More than 20 states either ban abortions or are fighting in court to do so, and pro-life leaders estimate these laws will save hundreds of thousands of lives.