Christianity Today 
September 16, 2013
Update: The Huffington Post assessed the “dramatic toll ” that recent pro-life laws have taken on abortion clinics, with Arizona leading the way . Meanwhile, the abortion battle has gone digital  as more states ban abortions by telemedicine.
(BP) For Abby Johnson, the closing of a single Planned Parenthood center demonstrated her dramatic reversal from abortion clinic director to leading pro-life advocate.
But for pro-lifers throughout the United States, it marked another exhibit in a hopeful trend—abortion centers are shutting down at an unprecedented rate. The total so far this year is 44, according to a pro-life organization that tracks clinic operations.
None was more telling for Johnson than the mid-July closing of the Planned Parenthood center in Bryan, Texas. It came less than four years after Johnson, burdened by her involvement with abortion, walked out of that clinic as its director and into the offices of the Coalition for Life.