Skip to comments.Beto O’Rourke, This Is What a Third-Trimester Abortion Is
Posted on 08/29/2019 5:18:38 AM PDT by Kaslin
Beto ORourke recently argued that, while unborn life has value, abortion is still a decision for the woman. Its also a decision that becomes increasingly difficult to defend when described in detail something the media rarely do.
On August 26, the Democratic presidential candidate expressed his support for abortion even up until the day before birth. ORourke made his comments during a town hall Q&A held at the College of Charleston in South Carolina.
The first question that evening came from a 29-year-old man who was curious about the former Texas representatives abortion stance.
Someone asked you specifically about third-trimester abortions, and you said thats a decision left up to the mother, he said, remembering ORourkes past comments during a Cleveland event in March. He wanted to know if ORourke still agreed with that.
I was born September 8, 1989, and I want to know if you think on September 7, 1989, my life had no value, he told ORourke.
The Democrat politician responded, Of course I dont think that. And of course Im glad that youre here. But, he added, his answer on abortion remains the same .
This is a decision that neither you, nor I, nor the United States government should be making. Thats a decision for the woman to make, ORourke said to the crowds delight. We want her to have the best possible access to care and to a medical provider.
After warning his audience about threats to abortion and Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in the U.S., ORourke concluded that I dont question the decisions that a woman makes. Only she knows what she knows, and I want to trust her with that, he added.
But the pro-life movement doesnt challenge abortion because it distrusts women. It challenges abortion to protect women and all human life from the moment of conception.
ORourkes comments mirror many in the media who attack any restrictions or limits on abortion. But abortion, and how it works, is difficult to defend when looked at in detail.
In 2016, Dr. Anthony Levatino, an obstetrician-gynecologist who has performed more than 1,200 abortions, examined the different procedures with pro-life group Live Action.
During a third trimester induced abortion, which is performed 25 weeks to term, the unborn baby is almost fully developed and viable or could survive outside the womb if the mother were to go into labor prematurely, he said. Hes right as The New York Times reported in 2015, studies show that babies can survive at 22 weeks.
An abortionist uses a large needle to inject a drug called digoxin that will cause fatal cardiac arrest, Levatino said. The needle travels through the womans abdomen or through her vagina and into the baby, targeting either the head, torso, or heart. The babys life ends.
Next, the abortionist inserts multiple sticks of seaweed called laminaria into the womans cervix which will slowly open up the cervix for delivery of a stillborn baby. A couple days later, the abortionist replaces the laminaria and may perform a second ultrasound to ensure the baby is dead.
The mother may be advised to deliver her baby into a bathroom toilet, he said. But if she can make it to the clinic, she will do so during her severest contractions. He concluded, if the baby does not come out whole, then the abortionist uses clamps and forceps to dismember the baby piece by piece.
| Personhood begins at conceptionNOT birth.
Birth is one day in the life of a person who is already nine months old.
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I agree, that is an accurate description of Beto.
Yeah... (sigh) and then the dumb little twit that just relished all of the ghastly, gory, gruesome, grotesqueness of killing her baby armed only with her inability to understand how she ended up pregnant in the first place is now ready to go back and do it all over again. After all, it is her choice, isn’t it?
Meanwhile, Satan laughing spreads his wings!
With all the Sex Ed our K-12 are taught, and you don’t know how a child is conceived sounds like you were not listening. I knew the basic in 6th grade and that was when it was basic info and sexes were taught at different times.
but there were only 2 genders then, now it is way more complicated and tricky...
people today just don’t know and need immediate solutions...
This fool just can’t stop digging.
At first, I said Beto was annoying. He is “progressive”. . . he has “progressed” to the point where he turns my stomach when I seen him on the TV screen.
‘Meanwhile, Satan laughing spreads his wings!’
ah yes, the old ‘devil made me do it’ dodge...Ol’ Scratch must’ve been leaping for joy during the Great Flood, when the rains came that killed all life on earth but for a select few, including, inevitably, a contingent of pregnant females whose yet to be born babies suffered the same horrible drowning deaths...should look up a description of what a drowning victim goes through, not pretty at all...
What a doofus.
That decision was made when she decided to have unprotected sex.
(Most abortions are for convenience)
Why does it take 8 mo to do it?
What is the mental process?
I can empathize with Women, but there is NO empathy for Men.
Women freely abort their children, or squeal for child support blocking access to the child.
You must not be from TX. They still admire Beto here, warts, skateboard, et al.
Nevertheless, at ~ 40% of women who have abortion, were using contraceptives at the time they got pregnant. Think about that long and hard, ladies and gentlemen.
"How could that happen?" do you ask? Go ahead, ask, and I shall explain.
The real bottom line is: do not engage in sexual intercourse, which is a known baby-making process, unless you are prepared to welcome its natural and logical consequence, a baby ----I'm lookin' at you, ladies and gentlemen.
If this were done to kittens or puppies the Progs would be up in arms against it.
Imagine if Beto’s Mamma made a different choice and there was no Beto.
Hey, I’m raising 3 grandsons in the current modern school system, our local HS rated in the top 10 in Florida for the last 10+ years, and trust me when I say “the large majority of kids can’t find their butt with both hands on a very wide variety of common sense related subjects these days”.
That plus the idea that if you’ve tried to talk to many of the youngsters today, you’ll realize just how dumb you really are nearly instantaneously as soon as you verbalize the first word out of your mouth.
Sure, today’s kids can probably recite and give you sound, solid advice concerning the techniques offered in the Kama Sutra, but they have no real clue as to the possible consequences of their actions, or that such actionable techniques can, and often do lead to the creation of a human being.
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