Steven Chase Brigham replaced slain abortionist James Britton in 1993 and later worked for the medical corporation that owns American Family Planning
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An abortionist arrested and charged with murder once worked at a Pensacola abortion clinic that was burned early Sunday, January 1st, 2012.
Steven Chase Brigham replaced slain abortion practitioner John Britton at The Ladies Center in Pensacola, Florida in late 1994. He stopped working there in the wake of the New York and New Jersey board actions. His Florida license was suspended February 5, 1995. Brigham left Florida after pro-life activist Vicki Conroy brought his New Jersey and New York suspensions to the state medical board’s attention. Brigham was notified of the suspension at the Pensacola airport where he was about to catch a plane. His license was later permanently revoked in the state of Florida.
He apparently regained his license, but was suspended again in 2010 over similar violations.
On January 1, 2012, the Pensacola abortion mill where Brigham had worked was damaged by a suspicious fire that the FBI is now investigating.
Connecting The Dots
This is the same abortion mill that closed over two years ago after being fined for not having a valid lab license. The clinic soon reopened after being taken over by an abortion corporation based out of New Jersey.
Google map: American Medical Services PC: Brigham Steven C MD, 1 Alpha Ave # 27, Voorhees, New Jersey 08043.
See also: American Family Planning
The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration shows that the mailing address for Integrity Medical Care, the corporation that owns American Family Planning is also 1 Alpha Ave, Voorhees, New Jersey.
Some news outlets have noted that Brigham was the abortionist listed at the New Jersey address for American Medical Services. Although he worked in Pensacola in the early 1990s, the current relationship is uncertain.
Integrity Medical Care, LLC is also the address for Alpha Realestate, LLC, and Chesapeake Freestate Holdings, Inc. Both are managing members of Integrity Medical Care. Abortion clinics are usually owned by corporations for liability purposes. These corporations may be owned by other corporations. But often the abortionists are listed as board officers or remain hidden as share holders.
I doubt it was the abortion clinic owners themselves that lit the fire as some have alleged. It was probably someone reacting to the news that Brigham was the one arrested and charged with murderer. It’s an interesting twist on this story.
However, the most recent abortion mill fire will have the same negative effect on pro-life street activism as did the shooting-death of George Tiller, which was absolutely nothing. I noted at the time that the press reacted with almost boredom. Where were the cries of outrage that we heard when Davin Gunn and John Bayard Britton were shot in 1993? In comparison, the shooting death of Tiller had the same effect as when a Libyan mob murdered Gadhafi without due process of law. While we ought to condemn vigilantism, these “doctors” are murderers even according to our laws. They not only do late term abortions, but also commit infanticides of babies born-alive.
Is Defensive Action Defensible?
So what is the appropriate response to legal inaction toward these murderers and the mainstream media blackout?
Pro-life street evangelists should keep on doing just what they are doing peacefully and consistently with as much grace as God gives them. We need to keep crying out in the streets that babies — born and unborn — are being butchered in these abortion mills. Our response can never be vigilantism, but neither should we respond with shock or outrage when undisciplined renegades take that course.
I have written two articles against so-called “defensive action” from a theonomic perspective. One was published in Chaldedon Report when R.J. Rushdoony was still alive. The other was more recently published at the Statesman Global Initiatives blog. I argue that the defensive action advocates are wrong for a number of reasons.
But here’s the rub.
- The violence is most often against abortionists who commit late term abortion and even the murder of babies born alive. The mainstream media will not link the two.
- We should not assume these vigilantes are “pro-life” activists. The recent fire at the Pensacola abortion mill may simply have been set by a common citizen repulsed by the numerous infanticides committed by Steven Brigham.
Now comes the thought that someone may be provoked after hearing about the atrocities committed by Florida late term abortion chain owner, James S. Pendergraft. He and abortionist Randall Whitney cavalierly admitted in lawsuit depositions that they do illegal late term abortions and leave babies born alive to die. (An article based on court room eyewitness notes and transcripts is forthcoming.)
If someone who does not share our sanctity of life ethic takes retaliation into his own hands, the media will focus on these isolated incidents of violence.
Who then will expose the inaction of our local politicians, law enforcement and the uninterested mainstream media?
“Have nothing to do with the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but rather expose them” (Ephesians 5:11).
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