Anti-Abortion Agencies Requests (Department of Public Health)

Shafaq Patel (@shafaqpatel) filed this request with the Department of Public Health of Alabama.
Multi Request Anti-Abortion Agencies Requests
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From: Shafaq Patel (@shafaqpatel)


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Alabama Public Records , I hereby request the following records:

Materials related to requests for information regarding abortion services. Please include as responsive:

1. Any public records requests, as well as any provided responses or responsive materials, submitted by groups with a publicly known focus on anti-abortion and pro-life sentiments. Please include but do not limit responsive materials to those referencing the following organizations:
- Pro-Life Action League
- National Right to Life
- Check My Clinic
- The Center for Medical Progress
- Coalition for Life
- Operation Rescue
- Right to Life.

If there is a group, like a local city group, that has this sentiment but was not listed, please also provide their requests as well.

2. All communications, from Jan. 1, 2015 to present day, between your agency and representatives of the following organizations:
- Pro-Life Action League
- National Right to Life
- Check My Clinic
- The Center for Medical Progress
- Coalition for Life
- Operation Rescue
- Right to Life.

3. Any and all requests and documents with following words:
ABORTION
PREGNANCY TERMINATION
TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY
UNBORN BABIES
INDUCED ABORTION
FETAL TISSUE
PARTIAL BIRTH ABORTION
TELEMEDICINE

Let me know if your office has any questions about this request.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days.

Sincerely,

Shafaq Patel (@shafaqpatel)

From: Department of Public Health

Mr. Patel,

Attached please find a response to your Open Records Request
submitted to the Alabama Department of Public Health on behalf of MuckRock
News.

Should you have any questions regarding this matter, please feel
free to contact me.

Thank you.

Dana H. Billingsley
Assistant General Counsel
Alabama Department of Public Health
201 Monroe Street, Suite 1540
Montgomery, Alabama 36104
334-206-7952 (T)
dana.billingsley@adph.state.al.us

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From: Department of Public Health

From: Dana Billingsley/LEGAL/ADPH
To: requests@muckrock.com
Cc: Arrol Sheehan/BHPCD/ADPH@ADPH, Pamela Kendrick/LEGAL/ADPH@ADPH,
Jamey Durham/BPSS/ADPH@ADPH, Brian Hale/LEGAL/ADPH@ADPH
Date: 07/26/2019 10:54 AM
Subject: Fw: Alabama Public Records Request: Anti-Abortion Agencies
Requests (Department of Public Health)

Mr. Patel,

Attached please find a response to your Open Records Request
submitted to the Alabama Department of Public Health on behalf of MuckRock
News.

Should you have any questions regarding this matter, please feel
free to contact me.

Thank you.

[attachment "71400.PDF" deleted by Arrol Sheehan/BHPCD/ADPH]

Dana H. Billingsley
Assistant General Counsel
Alabama Department of Public Health
201 Monroe Street, Suite 1540
Montgomery, Alabama 36104
334-206-7952 (T)
dana.billingsley@adph.state.al.us

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From: requests@muckrock.com
To: arrol.sheehan@adph.state.al.us
Date: 07/26/2019 04:00 AM
Subject: RE: Alabama Public Records Request: Anti-Abortion Agencies
Requests (Department of Public Health)

Department of Public Health
PR Office
#1250
P.O. Box 303017
Montgomery, AL 36130-3017
July 26, 2019
This is a follow up to a previous request:
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Alabama Public Records request,
copied below, and originally submitted on July 11, 2019. Please let me
know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com
Upload documents directly:
https://accounts.muckrock.com/accounts/login/?next=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.muckrock.com%2Faccounts%2Flogin%2F%3Fnext%3D%252Faccounts%252Fagency_login%252Fdepartment-of-health-6869%252Fanti-abortion-agencies-requests-department-of-public-health-77041%252F%253Femail%253Darrol.sheehan%252540adph.state.al.us&url_auth_token=AAAf8sYUf5yKvDpUxiubqdHpZ0w%3A1hqw5H%3AuocPAY-uuMr-MDjXjmewp4n9U-c

Is this email coming to the wrong contact? Something else wrong? Use the
above link to let us know.
For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 77041
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
PLEASE NOTE: This request was filed by a MuckRock staff reporter. Also
note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather
than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned
as undeliverable.
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On July 11, 2019:
Subject: Alabama Public Records Request: Anti-Abortion Agencies Requests
(Department of Public Health)
To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Alabama Public Records , I hereby request the following
records:
Materials related to requests for information regarding abortion services.
Please include as responsive:
1. Any public records requests, as well as any provided responses or
responsive materials, submitted by groups with a publicly known focus on
anti-abortion and pro-life sentiments. Please include but do not limit
responsive materials to those referencing the following organizations:
- Pro-Life Action League
- National Right to Life
- Check My Clinic
- The Center for Medical Progress
- Coalition for Life
- Operation Rescue
- Right to Life.
If there is a group, like a local city group, that has this sentiment but
was not listed, please also provide their requests as well.
2. All communications, from Jan. 1, 2015 to present day, between your
agency and representatives of the following organizations:
- Pro-Life Action League
- National Right to Life
- Check My Clinic
- The Center for Medical Progress
- Coalition for Life
- Operation Rescue
- Right to Life.
3. Any and all requests and documents with following words:
ABORTION
PREGNANCY TERMINATION
TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY
UNBORN BABIES
INDUCED ABORTION
FETAL TISSUE
PARTIAL BIRTH ABORTION
TELEMEDICINE
Let me know if your office has any questions about this request.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and
this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform
me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would
prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if
available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I
look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business
days.
Sincerely,
Shafaq Patel (@shafaqpatel)
Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com
Upload documents directly:
https://accounts.muckrock.com/accounts/login/?next=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.muckrock.com%2Faccounts%2Flogin%2F%3Fnext%3D%252Faccounts%252Fagency_login%252Fdepartment-of-health-6869%252Fanti-abortion-agencies-requests-department-of-public-health-77041%252F%253Femail%253Darrol.sheehan%252540adph.state.al.us&url_auth_token=AAAf8sYUf5yKvDpUxiubqdHpZ0w%3A1hqw5H%3AuocPAY-uuMr-MDjXjmewp4n9U-c

Is this email coming to the wrong contact? Something else wrong? Use the
above link to let us know.
For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 77041
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
PLEASE NOTE: This request was filed by a MuckRock staff reporter. Also
note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather
than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned
as undeliverable.

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