The Florida Board of Medication met on Friday, December 7, 2018, and voted to revoke the medical license of infamous late-term abortionist James Scott Pendergraft, IV.
Cheryl Sullenger, Senior Vice President of Operation Rescue, filed the criticism that this disciplinary motion was primarily based upon, which notified the Board of Medication that Pendergraft had been arrested for working an unlawful house abortion and drug distribution enterprise out of the again of a van in South Carolina the place he holds no license to apply drugs.
She attended the Board assembly held in Orlando, Florida, when the disciplinary motion was introduced. Pendergraft was not current on the assembly.
Pendergraft was arrested on October 5, 2015, in Spartanburg County by Sheriff’s Deputies who had been conducting a routine site visitors cease. Deputies discovered unlawful medicine, together with Fentanyl, LSD, and marijuana in his car together with bloody abortion devices with tissue nonetheless connected utilized in illicit house abortions. Though the authorities didn’t launch his title, Sullenger was in a position to verify Pendergraft because the one who had been arrested and jailed.
Pendergraft was convicted of ten drug offenses and is presently serving a five-year time period of probation.
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On the time, Pendergraft was serving his fifth license suspension in Florida the place he operated a series of abortion services. A few of these clinics have completely closed. Possession his different clinics have been transferred to his former spouse, whereas but others have been transformed into medicinal marijuana clinics. Regardless of the switch of enterprise possession on paper, pro-life activists inform Operation Rescue that Pendergraft continues to be seen repeatedly getting into his so-called “former” abortion services throughout enterprise hours and holds an curiosity within the medicinal marijuana companies.
“This license revocation was years within the making and was the results of the work and prayers of numerous pro-life activists on the bottom exterior Pendergraft’s abortion services and in our workplace,” stated Troy Newman, President of Operation Rescue. “This can be a victory for all of us, particularly wor ladies and infants who will no lengthy be positioned in danger by James Pendergraft’s harmful practices.”
Additional details about the listening to might be revealed quickly.