Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.The coronavirus has poured fuel on to the fire of an already raging debate surrounding abortion access as both sides discuss whether pandemic-related restrictions on medical care should apply to abortion clinics, as well.On Tuesday, a long list of pro-life leaders sent a letter demanding that the Health and Human Services Department (HHS) refrain from promoting abortion during the pandemic. Signed by leaders such as Marjorie Dannenfelser of the Susan B. Anthony List, the letter complained that abortion clinics were putting women at risk by sidestepping guidelines surrounding elective medical procedures.”While surgery centers postpone elective and diagnostic procedures, abortion centers are churning out surgical and chemical abortions and putting women, especially the poor, at risk,” the letter reads. “Their continued operation depletes sorely needed personal protective equipment and leads to complications that will further overwhelm already overextended emergency rooms.”HHS did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which is housed under HHS, advises health care facilities to “delay inpatient and outpatient elective surgical and procedural cases.”SUPREME COURT HEARS ORAL ARGUMENTS IN LOUISIANA ABORTION CASEOhio and Texas specifically directed


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