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State records reveal extent of botched abortions, as GOP reps push ‘born-alive’ protection law
FOX NEWS ^ | AUG 19, 2019 | Fred Lucas | Fox News

Posted on 08/19/2019 3:10:45 PM PDT by Morgana

At least 40 babies were born alive after botched abortions across three states since 2016, according to state health data that offers a glimpse into the extent of an issue that lawmakers have fiercely debated in recent months.

The data on babies surviving abortions is compiled on a mandatory basis by only a handful of states. What is available reflects a scenario that is rare but frequent enough to prompt proposals at the state and federal level for born-alive infant protection laws – especially in the wake of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s controversial comments on the subject earlier this year.

The most recent information comes from Minnesota, which reported in June that three infants were born alive in 2018 after induced termination of a pregnancy. That brings the state total to 11 since 2016. Arizona reported 10 in 2017 and Florida had 19 such instances since 2017. Nationally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 143 cases between 2003 and 2014 of infants born after attempted abortions, though those figures may be incomplete.

Three other states—Michigan, Oklahoma and Texas—have laws requiring data on infants born after botched abortions, but either have reported no cases or have not yet begun compiling the information. Arkansas just passed such a law in 2019. In most reported cases, the babies do not survive beyond 24 hours.

But the reports offer insight into a subject that captured attention in Congress this year.

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TOPICS: Health/Medicine
KEYWORDS: abortion; babykillers; bornalive; botchedabortions; infanticide; medicareforall; obamacare; plannedparenthood; prolife

1 posted on 08/19/2019 3:10:45 PM PDT by Morgana
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40 is the number of babies spoken about. There are surely many more.

2 posted on 08/19/2019 3:14:18 PM PDT by arthurus (rfv-18dxo1fy*)
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Well the Rats run the house so this goes nowhere. Another thing that should have been done when we had the House but Ryan’s wife would not have approved so it didn’t get done.

3 posted on 08/19/2019 4:00:02 PM PDT by gibsonguy
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To: Morgana

According to Obamunists they are subhuman. Once they are born it certainly isn’t about a woman’s body. They move the goal posts to kill children.

4 posted on 08/19/2019 4:09:53 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Denounce DUAC - The Democrats Un-American Activists Commitee)
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To: gibsonguy

There are still too many Republicans who are afraid of Planned Parenthood and too many who would like to be able to esily procure abortions if their daughters should get pregnant in unseemly circumstances.

5 posted on 08/19/2019 5:01:09 PM PDT by arthurus (rod)
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