Saturday, November 15, 2003

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 15, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Page 3A with boycott Associated Press Writer 9 into the the contractor hired to build an abortion clinic hit a brick wall Plumbers and IP carpenters would not work for Drywall installers and heating subcontractors would not do business with Cement suppliers for i miles around would not touch the He had been hit with a boy cott organized by abortion foe and constructionindus try executive Chris The builder finally quit the job this stopping the J clinic project in its in 1 what national Planned Par v enthood officials said was tile first such boycott they have ever a 48Tyearold who has protested outside compares the building of an 39 abortion clinic to construc tion of a concentration camp x during the We cant just look the oth er he We cant just i take the blood money and The decision by Browning Construction one of the states largest to pull out of the project stunned Planned Parent which denounced the boycott and said it will press on with construction to dis courage similar tactics else The privately fiinded million clinic was set to open ROADS CONTINUED FROM Page 1A State says no funds available Drivers cut one another rn dont allow incoming traffic highway and some times show displeasure in ways that could escalate to Scheel Weve got to find a way to get 46 widened at least from 1863 to Loop 337 to address Scheel County Engineer Tom Hornseth said the county had similar issues on Texas 46 between Smithson Valley Road and Weve got places on either end that are becoming seri Hornseth Scheel noted that he and Hornseth had asked TsDOT for years to address the Y intersection at Texas 46 and FM 311 without Scheel said hes been told that project would wait until Texas 46 improvements are A new subdivision soon to build on FM 311 would compound Scheel Commissioner Jay MillUdn said If some of this work doesnt get all of these places are becoming choke V noted mat me list Of needed projects js longer than the list of projects under which includes toterstate 35 in ingof 281 improvement and shoulder improvement on FM 1863 from Lewis CreektQ The state has been telling loeaj autJiQrttiej witfriQ ey exists for many local eon next it would be Planned Parentnoods first Austin clin ic to offer and the fourth licensed abortion provider In Itexas capital The clinic also would provide health care for women and including gynecologi cal AIDS cancer screen ing and Planned Parenthood spokes woman Danielle Tlerney an owner of Mal donado Danze a con cretefoundation oversaw a telephone and let terwriting campaign urging more than 750 Austinand San Antonioarea business es not to provide supplies or services for the He recruited contractors to join what he called the Texas Con tractors and Suppliers for Life contractors were flooded with phone calls from the public warning them to stay away from the clinic project or face losing Texas Right to which claims called contractors to thank them for not working on the project and to offer to share the companies names with the antiabortion groups spokeswoman Elizabeth Graham Churches got When churches started ask ing me for lists of people who were working on tlje thats when we turried the Dame said hundreds of subcontractdrs agreed to boy cott the thotigti M ail of them said whether they were Some simply did riot want to get involved in a Controversial he Planned Parenthood said the boycott was waged through intimidation and Tierney said one subcon whom she would not received more than calls from around the to his home warning tint par This is not a simple demonstration of free speech she Janies who runs San Antoniobased Brown ing said he got a polite call from Danze warning him about the boy ctstt Groundbreaking on the elinia was held in and over the next six the project rfl never thought so many different trades Would join Browning Among those boycotting were contractors in cement foundation heating and win hardwood roof landscaping and Danze By the time Browning pulled clearing and exca vation and some of the underground plumbing had been but the founda tion had not been put Planned Parenthood expects resistance whenever it builds an abortion but most of the hurdles come during the permitissuing SERVICE CONTINUED FROM hty 1A Ithasatet of social the group has tried to find the right balance between the modern womans professional and civic Brandt It is kind 6f a struggle to keep all those things she Since the league was more of its members than ever That fact has challenged the women but has also been a blessing as a pool of profes sional talent and members Its but the job still has to be Mayo The league has responded by meeting fewer times each year and meeting at night to accom modate working Under the new women also get a sense of she In past members have worked mostly individu ally on service Each member would work with a single Were trying to get folks to do it in Gray were volunteering in groups of three to 20 mem Its Gray Its fun to go there with six of your Some of the women who have been involved for some time know each other well and have become good It has a lot of social bene Gray While the league is not a social it does allow women to meet and work side by side with similar We all have a similar Gray and that is to ben efit New Braunfels and make New Braunfels a better place for our In this years new law altewed far eipttpn of a body called a Regional Mobility would provide connues wiOi a pchinjsm f9I paying foj needed road improvements I NIKECHAMPIONREEBOK Team Jerseys jackets Helm Authentic Autographs Rockie Care McFarlane Figurines Kids Team SUPER HERO Comic iookl 467 Klein New Braunfels 10am 4pm Reopen 6pm 8pm Bring AD s Save Purchase of I I J HOW TO CONTACT US HeraldZeitung 707 Lands New 108130 1830 fax 830 6251224 Published on Sunday mornings and weekday mornings Tuesday through Friday by the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung USPS 377 707 Landa or Drawer New Coroal 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