Anti-Abortion Agencies Requests (North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services)

Shafaq Patel (@shafaqpatel) filed this request with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services of North Carolina .
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2019071201

Multi Request Anti-Abortion Agencies Requests
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Completed

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From: Shafaq Patel (@shafaqpatel)


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the North Carolina Public Records Law, 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: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Good afternoon,

Thank you for your public records request. This email is to acknowledge the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has received your request for:

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
We are in the process of identifying what public records are responsive to your request, the location of those records, and assessing the resources necessary to complete your request.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is pleased to provide requestors an opportunity to inspect and make their own copies of public records free-of-charge. In the unlikely event staff estimate there could be a cost to you associated with providing records as you have requested them, we will contact you to discuss other options before assessing any charge. For your added convenience and to avoid the costs associated with producing physical duplicates, we are happy to provide you electronic copies of records when practical.

Your request identification number is #2019071201. In order to serve you more quickly, please refer to this number when inquiring about the status of your request.

I am copying my colleague, Paul Hogle, as well as our public records service account (public.records@dhhs.nc.gov) on this email in the event you need immediate help and I am unavailable. Otherwise, please consider me your primary contact for this request. My direct contact information is below.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is committed to responding to your request as promptly as possible. In the meantime, I encourage you to contact me if you have any questions, concerns, wish to amend your request, or I can otherwise be of service.

Thank you again for your public records request to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

Sincerely,

Emily Kirby, JD
Legal Communications Liaison
Office of Communications
NC Department of Health and Human Services<http://www.ncdhhs.gov/>

Office: 919-855-4956
Fax: 919-733-7447
emily.kirby@dhhs.nc.gov<mailto:emily.kirby@dhhs.nc.gov>

101 Blair Drive, Adams Building
2001 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2001

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From: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Good afternoon,

I am following up regarding your public records request #2019071201 to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Our office has some questions about your request. Do you have any availability for a phone call on either Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday of next week (July 22 - 24) to discuss this request with us?

Thank you,

Emily Kirby, JD
Legal Communications Liaison
Office of Communications
NC Department of Health and Human Services<http://www.ncdhhs.gov/>

Office: 919-855-4956
Fax: 919-733-7447
emily.kirby@dhhs.nc.gov<mailto:emily.kirby@dhhs.nc.gov>

101 Blair Drive, Adams Building
2001 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2001

Twitter<https://twitter.com/ncdhhs> | Facebook<https://www.facebook.com/ncdhhs/> | YouTube<https://www.youtube.com/user/ncdhhs/> | LinkedIn<https://www.linkedin.com/company/ncdhhs/>

From: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Good afternoon,

I am contacting you in reference to your public records request #2019071201 to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. A disc containing the public records staff identified as responsive to your request was sent via USPS to the address provided below. Please let us know if you do not receive these records; otherwise, we will consider this request closed.

Thank you for your public records request to NCDHHS.

Regards,

Emily Kirby, JD
Legal Communications Liaison
Office of Communications
NC Department of Health and Human Services<http://www.ncdhhs.gov/>

Office: 919-855-4956
Fax: 919-733-7447
emily.kirby@dhhs.nc.gov<mailto:emily.kirby@dhhs.nc.gov>

101 Blair Drive, Adams Building
2001 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2001

Twitter<https://twitter.com/ncdhhs> | Facebook<https://www.facebook.com/ncdhhs/> | YouTube<https://www.youtube.com/user/ncdhhs/> | LinkedIn<https://www.linkedin.com/company/ncdhhs/>

From: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

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