Skip to comments.Late-term abortionist says protecting babies born alive after failed abortions is ‘ignorant’
Posted on 03/05/2019 9:48:29 PM PST by robowombat
Abortionist Leroy Carhart addresses Presbyterians Affirming Reproductive Options in 2010. AbortionWiki.org
Phoyo caption left because of fascinating context
Late-term abortionist says protecting babies born alive after failed abortions is ignorant
Abortion, Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, Late-Term Abortion, Leroy Carhart
NEBRASKA, March 5, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) Late-term abortionist LeRoy Carhart broke a decade of silence to condemn the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, saying that the bills sponsor fellow Nebraskan Sen. Ben Sasse is ignorant and doesn't understand what he is talking about, or even worse, he's lying.
This was Carharts first television interview in nearly ten years.
Carhart opened his first abortion facility in Nebraska before opening a second one in Maryland in 2011 following the Cornhusker States outlawing of abortions after 20 weeks. Marylands abortion restrictions remain far less restrictive than Nebraskas. In the Supreme Court case Gonzales v. Carhart, he fought against the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban, which was ultimately upheld.
I dont care what her reasons are, if she knows its what she needs to do, Carhart told KETV Newswatch 7 of his willingness to commit abortions.
Carharts statement may be an admission of his willingness to disregard the law and commit late-term abortions illegally, since Maryland law requires a compelling justification for the gruesome procedure after a child has been deemed to have reached viability at 28 weeks.
Carhart employs the term advanced gestation as a type of medical condition in order to avoid recognizing the humanity of children beyond 20 weeks in utero.
I think its cruel and inhumane to make a woman stay pregnant with a baby that she knows wont survive birth, said Carhart in the KETV interview, even though this is rarely the rationale for late-term abortions.
In a 2016 lecture at Johns Hopkins University, Carhart contradicted himself, at first saying he only commits abortions when the mothers life is in danger physically or psychologically, but then later admitted he will provide an abortion to anyone who has decided that thats what they need a sentiment he echoed in his recent TV interview.
Live Action cites research demonstrating that late-term abortions are hardly ever performed because of a babys or mothers health condition:
According to a 1988 Guttmacher study, only 2% of women seek late-term abortions because there is a health problem with the baby. In addition, a 2013 study published by the Guttmacher Institute states, data suggest that most women seeking later terminations are not doing so for reasons of fetal anomaly or life endangerment. Pro-abortion researcher Diana Greene Foster has stated, according to a report from the Congressional Research Service, that abortions for fetal abnormalities make up a small minority of later abortion. And a 2010 paper from Julia Steinberg with the pro-abortion Bixby Center for Global Health states, Research suggests that the overwhelming majority of women having later abortions do so for reasons other than fetal anomaly (Drey et al., 2006; Finer et al., 2005, 2006; Foster et al., 2008).
Carharts surprise interview is an eruption, lashing out Sen. Sasse and the anti-infanticide legislation he introduced.
Infanticide is what the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act is actually about, explained Sasse in a stirring speech delivered from the floor of the U.S. Senate last week.
Are we a country that protects babies that are alive, born outside the womb after having survived a botched abortion? he asked. Are we a country that says its okay to actively allow that baby to die, which is the current position of federal law?
We know that some babies, especially late in gestation, survive attempted abortions. We know, too, that some of these babies are left to die. Left to die. No federal protections exist today to shield them from this ugly fate.
The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act is right trying to right this obvious wrong. The bill's terms are simple. A child born alive during a botched abortion would be given the same level of care that would be provided to any other baby born at that same gestational stage. That's it.
This bill isn't about abortion. Im pro-life. Im unapologetically pro-life. But this bill is not actually about anything that limits abortion.
This bill doesn't have anything to do with Roe v. Wade. This bill is about something else. What it bill does is try to secure basic rights, equal rights for babies that are born and are outside the womb. Despite Sen. Sasses impassioned pleas and those of fellow Republicans the bill failed to reach the necessary 60 votes for passage into law.
By coming out of his self-imposed silence, Carhart has shown the stark contrast between his extreme pro-abortion views, which would allow children born alive during failed abortions to be left to die, and Sen. Sasses pro-life stance, which recognizes the humanity of these children and their right to life.
In another sane world that has respect for human beings, he would be taken out and beaten to whatever. Won't say what...want this reply to remain.
Evil, evil, evil. We are seeing demons in the flesh.
Sadly this thread will see fewer Freepers outraged than would a thread about eating horses which had to be put down.
In general Sasse is an ass and a never Trumper GOP toad, but in this is 100% right seven days a week.
Make him have to meet with a group of abortion survivors.
Now all of a sudden they have tossed that aside and straight up advocate for legal abortion up to, and possible during and after, a live birth. IMO, I think too many Americans have rationalized the 'viability of the fetus' trope to find the idea of 'abortion on demand anytime' as acceptable. It could very well cost the Democrats political power.
It isn’t about a woman’s body at that point. It’s about infanticide, plain and simple.
And it is a civil rights violation against those with deformities.
How long after the birth are you allowed to kill the child?
1 hour, 1 day, 1 week?
The terrible 3’s are a very stressful time. Maybe we should make it 3 years or 7 years.
How far down the slippery slope of murdering kids are we headed?
But to a baby murdering leftist, isn’t ignorance considered a strength? Compliments to Orwell, of course.
Spare us the annoying euphemisms. What other Commandments does the Presbyterian church openly violate? Do Presbyterian churches conduct Satanic masses?
Too bad Leroy wasn’t aborted
We’ve been saying that abortion is the murder of a human child for many years.
Now the Democrats are openly supporting the straight-up murder of human children — and they defend this horrid infanticide by saying, “it’s just abortion”.
Which is a weak defense. Abortion and infanticide are the same thing and both are abhorrent.
Baby parts are MUCH more viable and useful for [list]
When they are full term... and living?
And what value might live babys have, that an abortionist
might just “say” was aborted?
Convenience is not the reason for all late term
or post term abortions, I suspect. Nor the push for it.
All this to show support, solidarity and love for raging feminazis who fund the democrat party.
“All this to show support, solidarity and love for raging feminazis who fund the democrat party.”
They push and push. It’s never enough. Never. At some point we will go back to the old ways.
Doesn't include stem cell harvesting.
Pure evil in human form.
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