The decision, handed down by Circuit Judge Joseph L. Boohaker in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama -- Birmingham Division, was one sentence long. Life Legal Defense Foundation had filed a "friends of the court" brief opposing Norman's request for reconsideration in the matter of his ban on performing abortions.
"At the original trial, abortionist Norman admitted that all he provided by way of medical 'services' were abortions, by his own testimony he conceded that these abortions violated the law at a location shut down for numerous health code violations," explained Life Legal Defense Foundation Executive Director Dana Cody. "It is amazing that a motion for reconsideration was even filed. If I was in Bruce Norman's shoes I would be embarrassed, not emboldened to continue..."