April 27, 2009: Planned Parenthood of Mid and South Michigan CEO Lori Lamerand
announces in Detroit News that PPMSM plans to open an abortion facility in
November 2010: Citizens for a Pro-life Society discovers that PPMSM purchased
building at 1625 N. Opdyke Road in Auburn Hills, MI.
December 2010: CPLS launches protest against the establishment of the PPMSM
abortion clinic in Auburn Hills beginning with 200 Oakland County residents
jamming Auburn Hills City Council meeting Dec. 7, 2010.
With help from Dave Theisen of Real Estate for Life, CPLS talks to all business
owners in close proximity to the PPMSM Opdyke Road property and discovers that
the Comfort Inn Suites holds a deed restriction on the building purchased by
CPLS learns that PPMSM attorneys at Dykema Gossett sent a letter to the Comfort
Inn Suites hotel owners notifying them that they represent a possible purchaser
who may want to open a “medical office.” Dykema Gossett did not disclose that
their client was Planned Parenthood and that it intended to open a surgical
treatment center—i.e. an abortion clinic.
PPMSM are notified that the Comfort Inn Suites will enforce their deed
PPMSM files lawsuit against the Comfort Inn Suites.
In the meantime numerous rallies, demonstrations and prayer vigils organized by
Citizens for a Pro-Life Society joined by Central Oakland Right to Life,
Michigan LifeSpan, and several local-area churches take place at the Opdyke Road
property. The most recent CPLS demonstration took place Saturday, January 7,