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Antiabortion group releases videos of clinic workers discussing [how they kill] live births
Washington Post ^ | April 28, 2013 | Sandhya Somashekhar and Lena H. Sun

Posted on 04/29/2013 10:36:10 AM PDT by grundle

An antiabortion group that mounted a six-month undercover investigation has released videos this week that raise questions about what might happen to a baby as a result of an unsuccessful abortion.

One video features a D.C. doctor, Cesare Santangelo, who said that in the unlikely event that an abortion resulted in a live birth, “we would not help it.” Santangelo was answering repeated questions from an undercover operative about what would happen, hypothetically, if she gave birth after an unsuccessful abortion.

“I mean, technically, you know, legally, we would be obligated to help it, you know, to survive, but . . . it probably wouldn’t,” Santangelo is shown telling the woman, who was 24 weeks pregnant. “It’s all in how vigorously you do things to help a fetus survive at this point.”

Live Action president Lila Rose said the group’s videos expose “truly gruesome, illegal and inhuman practices.” She defended the tactics, saying undercover investigations are a powerful method to expose abuses.

Live Action plans to release more videos as part of a campaign targeting clinics that perform abortions late in pregnancy, also known as “late-term” abortions. It claims that the videos show that abortion doctors are willing to kill babies in violation of the federal Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2002, which requires them to try to save a child born during a failed abortion using the same measures used in miscarriages or preterm births at the same stage of pregnancy.

Another video released Sunday shows an unidentified worker in the Bronx saying the clinic would put the baby in a jar of “solution” that would cause it to stop breathing.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: abortion; infanticide
Washington D.C video

New York City video

1 posted on 04/29/2013 10:36:10 AM PDT by grundle
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To: grundle

Grim, but necessary. May The Lord have mercy upon us.


2 posted on 04/29/2013 10:55:19 AM PDT by avenir (I'm pessimistic about man, but I'm optimistic about GOD!)
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To: avenir

I meant the video was grim, but necessary.


3 posted on 04/29/2013 10:56:16 AM PDT by avenir (I'm pessimistic about man, but I'm optimistic about GOD!)
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To: FReepers; Patriots; FRiends



Please Support PRO-LIFE Free Republic Today!

4 posted on 04/29/2013 10:57:19 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: grundle

With every one of these stories, the credibility of legal abortion preventing the equivalent of “back alley abortions” crumbles yet further.


5 posted on 04/29/2013 10:59:10 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (An economy is not a zero-sum game, but politics usually is.)
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To: Carry_Okie

....”the credibility of legal abortion preventing the equivalent of “back alley abortions” crumbles yet further.”.....

They just may be better off in back alley abortions!


6 posted on 04/29/2013 11:03:52 AM PDT by caww
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To: caww

I’m literally lightheaded after reading. No way i;’m watching. In a solution? State sanctioned murder. People against the death penalty protest outside abortion clinics?


7 posted on 04/29/2013 11:16:23 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Carry_Okie
So true, Carry_Okie. What is legal abortion protecting us from exactly?
8 posted on 04/29/2013 11:27:05 AM PDT by MikeDanneskjold (www.OutlandishLLC.com Isn't it time YOU had a little something offshore?)
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To: grundle

I guess that’s what the face of pure evil looks like.


9 posted on 04/29/2013 11:34:11 AM PDT by MNDude (Sorry for typos. Probably written on a smartphone, and I have big clumsy fingers.)
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To: grundle

Did you read the last sentence? The doctor in DC called the pro-lifers terrorists.


10 posted on 04/29/2013 11:38:14 AM PDT by republicangel
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To: grundle

Antiabortion : Antilife :: ProChoice : Prolife

Use it.

Political correctness is a form of the Antichrist, as told to me by an intelligent priest in good standing with the Catholic Church.

Do not fall for it.


11 posted on 04/29/2013 11:46:14 AM PDT by stanne
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To: wiggen

It’s not “state sanctioned,” since it violates the Born-Alive Infants’ Protection Act. But a law has to be enforced in order to mean anything.


12 posted on 04/29/2013 11:46:18 AM PDT by mvpel (Michael Pelletier)
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To: republicangel

If he’s terrified of Hell and the pro lifers are reminding him that’s where he’s going for ever with no parole eternity then, ok, but it is not they it is Hell itself that’s terrorizing, and, by the way, the only true terror.


13 posted on 04/29/2013 11:48:19 AM PDT by stanne
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To: mvpel

BO worked against the BAPA I thought it was not enforced


14 posted on 04/29/2013 11:49:16 AM PDT by stanne
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To: wiggen
People against the death penalty protest outside abortion clinics?

I've found myself pondering that exact same question in recent days. Do the same people who protested so vigorously against the death penalty intend to do so outside abortion clinics?

Very recently Gov. O'Malley signed into law a ban on all death penalties here in MD. So I foud myself wondering "Will those people I know for a fact demonstrated every week outside the penitentiary against capital punishment FINALLY join those praying outside abortion "clinics" here?" They do at least call themselves "Catholic" after all.

Something tells me they won't. Which disgusts me to no end (I'm Catholic).

15 posted on 04/29/2013 12:20:26 PM PDT by FourtySeven (47)
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To: grundle
He said he has not watched the video because “I don’t like to feed into these people. I really consider them terrorists.”

No "Doctor", YOU are the terrorist. A terrorist who murders babies. Choke on that bit of truth you murderous subhuman scum.

16 posted on 04/29/2013 12:23:49 PM PDT by FourtySeven (47)
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To: Carry_Okie

What also “crumbles” is a previous view of doctors as being interested in preserving human life. What also crumbles is the idea that human beings are kind and merciful to children. Abortion has resulted in humans being seen as evil destructive entities who are no longer trustworthy in the capacity of baby protectors. 50 years ago abortion would have been seen as the evil demoralizing thing it really is. God help us all.


17 posted on 04/29/2013 1:02:21 PM PDT by Maryhere ("HE comes to rule the earth")
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To: Maryhere

“Abortion has resulted in humans being seen as evil destructive entities who are no longer trustworthy in the capacity of baby protectors. 50 years ago abortion would have been seen as the evil demoralizing thing it really is.”

Abortion was one of the “crimes against humanity” cited at Nuremberg. People who would watch an infant born alive struggle until dead have the same mentality as Nazis herding people into gas chambers or Bolsheviks lining people up for firing squads: they really think they are saving the world.


18 posted on 04/29/2013 1:49:03 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Maryhere

What also “crumbles” is a previous view of doctors as being interested in preserving human life. What also crumbles is the idea that human beings are kind and merciful to children. Abortion has resulted in humans being seen as evil destructive entities who are no longer trustworthy in the capacity of baby protectors. 50 years ago abortion would have been seen as the evil demoralizing thing it really is. God help us all.

Sometimes the best ways are the old ways...

When if a mother wanted to kill her child she would strangle it with her own two hands after it was born instead of outsourcing her sin to a disinterested third party so that she may wash her hands from the sins....

From a previous response of mine:

Make Abortion Illegal..

Then....

Legalize Infanticide as long as it is performed by the mother, withing one day of birth, and can only be done bare handed by strangling....

Having a doctor basically do the same thing is taking the responsibility out of the hands of the mother and putting it onto the doctor. Put the responsibility back into the hands of the mother. By literally putting them back into the hands of the mother.

This is how you really make “abortion a rare thing” as the Pro-Abortion morons were whining about before roe v wade judicial overreach.

Abortion is nothing more but the “Outsourcing of Mortal Sin”

So if a mother doesn’t want the child, she has two choices, give it away with no questions asked, or strangle it with her own hand within 24 hours of it being born.

We have turned Doctors into mockery of the “do no harm” by outsourcing this sin....

I know is sounds brutal and inhumane and immoral, but we sanitize the whole act of abortion by outsourcing it to doctors and pretending that the mother are doing nothing but ordering a hit on their children....


19 posted on 04/29/2013 2:32:06 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: grundle

Abortion appears no where in the Constitution. Yet we’re told it’s a right that has to be protected.

If our government protected guns the way they protect abortion you would see:

1) Courts striking down all gun legislation.
2) Media would refuse to air any real arguments against guns. Moreover, Hollywood media heroes would fight against out of control gun regulators.
3) Government would fight any attempts at registering, regulating or tracking fire arms.
4) Laws banning the transport of guns over state borders would be thrown out.
5) People under the age of 18 could buy guns without their parents consent or knowledge.
6) The government would be supplying us all with guns and ammo, regardless of how poor you are.
7) Our schools would teach about guns and gun safety.
8) The government would crack down on protesters outside of gun stores.
9) All gun store records and receipts would be protected from outsiders on the grounds of “privacy”.

Note that most guns never kill or injure anyone.

Most abortions result in someone dying.

People injured or killed by guns include a large age range from 1 year old to 100 years old. Some of these people are injured because they are doing bad things.

People injured or killed by abortion include those who are 9 months and younger. The only crime they are committing is not being out of the womb.

***MORE CHILDREN DIE TO ABORTION EVERY YEAR THAN GUNS***

But no one talks about regulating abortion.


20 posted on 04/29/2013 2:55:34 PM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: grundle

-— that raise questions about what might happen to a baby as a result of an unsuccessful abortion. ——

The Compost deserves its reputation.


21 posted on 04/29/2013 3:00:31 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: avenir

Let the abortionists put their money where their mouth is. If all a fetus is is a growth in a female uterus accidentally caused by sex, will they eat one?


22 posted on 04/29/2013 3:24:57 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: stanne

Political correctness is a form of the Antichrist, as told to me by an intelligent priest in good standing with the Catholic Church.


Political Coreectness was the invention of Joseph Stalin. Your friend the priest was right on.


23 posted on 04/29/2013 4:02:00 PM PDT by PaleoBob
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Stand up for life.
Stand with Free Republic.

24 posted on 04/29/2013 4:07:52 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: republicangel

This is truly bizarro world, where nothing is as it seems and those who non violently support life are terrorists.
It seems “Eurasia has always been at war...with the unborn.” (now)


25 posted on 04/29/2013 4:10:25 PM PDT by JerseyDvl (Cogito Ergo Doleo Soetoro, ABO and of course FUBO!)
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To: stanne

Why are we talking about trivia like dead babies? The real news today is that a pro basketball came out of the closet.


26 posted on 04/29/2013 4:36:56 PM PDT by heye2monn
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To: heye2monn

Oh, I know, I know!

Did you hear?

And Michelle gave them her support!

Oh, and the terrorists mom spoke again today. Very interesting!


27 posted on 04/29/2013 5:14:50 PM PDT by stanne
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To: Tzimisce

These mothers are complicit.


28 posted on 04/29/2013 5:15:45 PM PDT by stanne
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To: stanne

The terrorist mom spoke up? I’ll have to check it out. She is wacko


29 posted on 04/29/2013 5:19:16 PM PDT by heye2monn
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To: heye2monn

Oh, please don’t give her the ratings. She is used for propaganda.


30 posted on 04/29/2013 5:20:48 PM PDT by stanne
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To: stanne

I’m glad this wacko is speaking up. She is living proof that crazy jihadists exist. She is proof that Muslim terrorists are a threat. People like her are willing to blow up little children in the street. Her wild-eyed radicalism is evident to the whole world. Her sons have her genes and parenting and became mass murderers.


31 posted on 04/29/2013 5:28:11 PM PDT by heye2monn
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To: avenir

Lord God, please forgive the sins of our nation and turn us back to you. Mercy Lord, Mercy. Amen


32 posted on 04/29/2013 5:57:36 PM PDT by servantboy777
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To: FourtySeven
Those who oppose the death penalty are demanding the guilty be allowed to live.

Those who favor abortion "rights" are demanding the innocent be executed.

"How terrible it will be for those who call evil good and good evil, who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness, who substitute what is bitter for what is sweet and what is sweet for what is bitter!" (Isaiah 5:20)

33 posted on 04/29/2013 10:04:44 PM PDT by boatbums (God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to Him.)
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To: FourtySeven
Those who oppose the death penalty are demanding the guilty be allowed to live.

Those who favor abortion "rights" are demanding the innocent be executed.

"How terrible it will be for those who call evil good and good evil, who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness, who substitute what is bitter for what is sweet and what is sweet for what is bitter!" (Isaiah 5:20)

The one who acquits the guilty and the one who condemns the innocent--both of them are an abomination to the LORD. (Proverbs 17:15)

34 posted on 04/29/2013 10:06:25 PM PDT by boatbums (God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to Him.)
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To: Carry_Okie

if man must continue to murder—and he must—then let it be in the back alley. evil will always be with us, but it is good to force evil into hiding at every turn. that is the best and most pure function of our delegated soverign authority. if that is not the purpose of government, then there is no point in having government at all.


35 posted on 04/29/2013 10:16:45 PM PDT by dadfly
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To: grundle

It’s sickening .
They call what is wrong right and what is right wrong.
As a nation we have murdered what almost amounts to 20% of population since they made abortion legal , yet we let murders live .

We have elected a man to the highest office in the land who as a senator chose to pretty much abstain from every vote yet he voted against protecting babies that survived an attempted abortion .

This blood will be required of this nation .


36 posted on 04/29/2013 11:40:22 PM PDT by Lera (Proverbs 29:2)
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To: FourtySeven

I too am Catholic but you know i think all that matters is we’re all human beings. That’s it. Pretty inclusive club. Among this group of humans some seem to believe it’s wrong to take the life of one who has taken the life of another but can convince themselves it’s just fine to snuff out the life of one without sin.
Incredibly disgusting philosophy. Maybe they sleep at night knowing the newborn can’t articulate its will to live? Maybe its the thought that if the mother doesn’t want it then there’s no reason to care?
I have no idea how these people salve their supposed conscience. I cannot understand how they can reconcile two contrary stances for the exact same act.


37 posted on 04/30/2013 3:25:54 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: onyx

‘Better for him (them) that a great millstone... ‘


38 posted on 04/30/2013 4:37:48 AM PDT by Long Jon No Silver
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Stand up for life.
Stand with Free Republic.

39 posted on 04/30/2013 11:47:20 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: avenir
And we called Hitler barbaric.
40 posted on 05/01/2013 9:57:59 PM PDT by primrose (PRIMROSE)
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To: avenir

The abortion boosters were so wrong; so are the
American people as a whole who sanction abortion; many even applaud it. I don’t think they can learn.


41 posted on 05/02/2013 1:33:55 PM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: Lera

Socialists in America and elsewhere don’t see this as “bloodshed” and “murder” but as “sexual freedom.” That’s all that matters to many calling themselves “Americans”.


42 posted on 05/02/2013 1:35:05 PM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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