No Bail-Out for Profiteering Newfoundland Abortion Business


Newfoundland Abortuary

TO: Hon. Andrew Furey, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador
CC: Hon. Tom Osbourne, Minister of Health for Newfoundland and Labrador

I am calling on the House of Assembly to end the taxpayer bail-out for the Athena Health Centre, a private, for-profit abortion business in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

[ The Undersigned ]


The Athena Health Centre abortuary, which commits 90% of the preborn killings in the province, saw a significant down-turn in business over the last two years. The clinic’s owner and profiteer, Ms. Rolanda Ryan, blamed a decrease in “unplanned sexual activity” during the COVID-19 pandemic for the lower demand for abortions.

Before the pandemic, the Athena Health Centre boasted of committing 900 elective abortions a year, which breaks down to 2 to 3 dead babies per day.

While Newfoundlanders can celebrate the drop in killing in 2020 and 2021, Ms. Ryan has complained about the hit to her bottom line, which has caused her preborn butcher shop to fall into debt.

After appealing to the provincial government of Andrew Furey for relief, a new funding formula was announced on April 1st. Instead of being paid “per head” for each abortion committed, Ms. Ryan will now be paid a quarterly “lump sum” regardless of how many babies are killed.

This April Fool’s Day gift from the liberal government, which makes Newfoundland taxpayers the real fools, will serve to prop up a failing and morally repugnant business for ever. No matter how incompetently Ms. Ryan runs her abortuary, or how low the demand for abortion drops, taxpayers will continue to line her pockets.

It is hard to understand why this failed for-profit abortion business should receive special treatment from the Furey government while thousands of other ordinary businesses are also struggling or have faced closure due to the pandemic. It would seem that there is a political agenda at play.

The Athena Health Centre abortion business should not receive any more special treatment or funding from the provincial government. The bail-out needs to end now, and Ms. Ryan needs to stop getting a free ride on the taxpayer dime.

For more details, check out this blog by Ruth Robert, CLC's Atlantic Region Coordinator:

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Anonymous Edmonton , AB
Sep 9, 2022 - 11:23am
The government should not be supporting abortion but instead try and help those with unplanned pregnancies
Bruce H. Virgin Arm, NL
Sep 9, 2022 - 06:51am
Betty B. Sault Ste. Marie , ON
Sep 9, 2022 - 06:49am
Anonymous Mississauga, ON
Sep 8, 2022 - 08:57am
Mary Y. Belleville, ON
Sep 7, 2022 - 05:08pm
Joan G. Delta, BC
Sep 6, 2022 - 10:24pm
Gloria H. Edmonton, AB
Sep 6, 2022 - 11:38am
Anonymous Cranbrook, BC
Sep 6, 2022 - 04:09am
Ruth J. Vanderhoof, BC
Sep 6, 2022 - 01:23am
Brenda L. Waterloo, ON
Sep 4, 2022 - 10:20pm
These babies’ lives are on your head; their blood is on your hands, Mr. Andrew Furey, as well as this evil lady running this killing centre - Ms. Rolanda Ryan. Wake up and open your eyes to see what you both are doing.
William L. Ottawa, ON
Sep 4, 2022 - 08:15pm
The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion, which is murder in the womb. A child is a gift from God. If you do not want him, give him to me (adoption). Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love but to use violence to get what they want. Mother Teresa.
Theresa G. Brampton, ON
Sep 4, 2022 - 05:05pm
Anonymous Vancouver , BC
Sep 3, 2022 - 06:12pm
Lynda F. Ottawa , ON
Sep 3, 2022 - 12:55pm
Praises be to GOD the Author of LIFE !
Diane A. Calgary, AB
Sep 3, 2022 - 12:30pm