The Catholic Church teaches that abortion is a grave evil.
“Human life must be respected and protected absolutely from the moment of conception,” the Catechism of the Catholic Church reads. “From the first moment of his existence, a human being must be recognized as having the rights of a person — among which is the inviolable right of every innocent being to life.”
To NPR, Horvath called abortion is “life-saving work.” And her clinic’s logo — birds flying into the air — is “symbolic of people being able to leave here and live their lives,” she added.
Also speaking with NPR, the other co-owner, nurse-midwife Morgan Nuzzo, called it a “sacred relationship” to be with someone during an abortion.
While they originally planned to open right after Labor Day, the clinic is facing delays on obtaining an updated application from Maryland for their health care facility license, NPR reported.
They say they have the money with a small-business loan, a…