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LeRoy Carhart Plans to Continue Late-term Abortions in Kansas After Tiller Death
Life News ^ | 6/11/09 | Steven Ertelt

Posted on 06/11/2009 1:36:02 PM PDT by wagglebee

Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- Nebraska-based late-term abortion practitioner LeRoy Carhart, a colleague of slain late-term abortion practitioner George Tiller, says he plans to do such abortions in Kansas. With the Tiller family announcing that it will permanently close his abortion center, Carhart may open up his own business.

Carhart indicated he would do late-term abortions but would not say whether he would do them from an existing facility or would open his own abortion center somewhere in the state.

He insisted in an interview with the Associated Press that "there will be a place in Kansas for the later second- and the medically indicated third-trimester patients very soon," although there is never any medical reason for abortions so late in pregnancy.

"I just think that until everything is in place, it's something that doesn't need to be talked about" in detail, Carhart added.

Carhart was a Tiller colleague and routinely participated in late-term abortions at Tiller's abortion center in Wichita since Nebraska law provides more protection for human life. He has run his own abortion center outside Omaha since 1985.

He has never trained his staff to do late-term abortions and told AP that may be necessary to begin doing them in Kansas.

"If I have to train the staff and if I have to do them, then that's certainly an option" for a fetus that would not survive outside the womb, he said.

Carhart also indicated his Bellevue abortion center has seen more requests for abortions since Tiller was killed in his church recently.

Carhart's comments came on a day when Operation Rescue officials said they are considering purchasing Tiller's abortion center now that it has closed down.

"I would love to make an offer on that abortion clinic, and that's some of the discussion that we're having," Newman told the Associated Press in an interview Tuesday. We need a bigger office."

Operation Rescue purchased another building that had housed an abortion facility in 2006 and converted it into its national headquarters, but Newman said the group has outgrown it and could use additional space.

"We would love to see that place established as a center for life, one that nurtures and cares for babies, rather than taking their lives," Newman added.

The Tiller family's decision to close his abortion center, they explained, is effective immediately.

It means that other late-term abortion practitioners like Nebraska-based LeRoy Carhart will not take over Tiller's Kansas-based abortion center and continue it following his death.

The statement also indicated that Tiller's family will not have any involvement in any other abortion centers. That means the Tiller name will no longer be connected with the performance of abortions on babies who may be able to live on their own outside their mother's womb.

Tiller was allegedly shot by Scott Roeder, a militia activist with no affiliations with any pro-life organizations. Roeder's family has also indicated that he battled with mental illness over the years.

Hundreds of pro-life groups have since issued statements condemning the shooting and saying it doesn't represent the views of the majority of Americans who are pro-life on abortion and seek legal and peaceful means to protect human life.


However, that hasn't stopped pro-abortion groups from attacking the majority of Americans who take a pro-life position on abortion and referring to them as terrorists.



TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; abortionists; leroycarhart; moralabsolutes; prolife; tiller
He insisted in an interview with the Associated Press that "there will be a place in Kansas for the later second- and the medically indicated third-trimester patients very soon,"

What a monster (I can't use any of the other words that come to mind).

1 posted on 06/11/2009 1:36:03 PM PDT by wagglebee
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2 posted on 06/11/2009 1:36:48 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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Oh, I’m sure he’ll only perform a third trimester abortion when it is “medically indicated”...


3 posted on 06/11/2009 1:36:50 PM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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4 posted on 06/11/2009 1:37:14 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

Why pick on us? It was bad enough to have Tiller here for all these years.

There is no law requiring 3rd term abortions in Kansas.


5 posted on 06/11/2009 1:40:17 PM PDT by dangerdoc (dangerdoc (not actually dangerous any more))
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To: wagglebee

300 PBAs a year at $5k each is a million and a half dollars.


6 posted on 06/11/2009 1:40:55 PM PDT by Mamzelle (BRING CAMERA EQUIP TO TEA PARTIES--TAPE THE DISRUPTORS)
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To: MrB; wagglebee

Tiller got away with it for so long because of the BIG bucks he spread around. It is unlikely that anybody else doing this will be put up with (at least to the disgusting extent that Tiller was).


7 posted on 06/11/2009 1:41:19 PM PDT by Optimist (I think I'm beginning to see a pattern here.)
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To: dangerdoc

You’re looking at it in reverse.

There are no laws requiring such “services” here,
and as a matter of fact, there are laws against it.

However, there are law enforcers who DON’T enforce those laws in Kansas. The same might not be true elsewhere.


8 posted on 06/11/2009 1:42:34 PM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: wagglebee

“Monster” is fitting. Our country is going to hell in a handbasket in so many ways.


9 posted on 06/11/2009 1:43:17 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: wagglebee

Murderous bastard. He must be hoping for a higher position in Satan’s hell. Little does he know that all he has to look forward to is a quick dip in the burning lake. No eternity anywhere for him.


10 posted on 06/11/2009 1:43:46 PM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: Optimist

Roeder was just the first person to slip out as the laws were thwarted. I’m sure there are others out there that are right on the edge of “slipping” should the governor and AG keep up their antics as they did with Tiller.

Tiller could have been made to conform to the law, or could have been incarcerated for violating it. In either case, someone like Roeder wouldn’t have been pushed over the edge to take matters in his own hands.


11 posted on 06/11/2009 1:46:02 PM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: wagglebee
"We need a bigger office."

Lord, please forgive them, for they not know what they do.

12 posted on 06/11/2009 1:51:42 PM PDT by NoGrayZone (All aboard the 1st Annual Free Republic National Tea Party Convention 9/11-9/12. Be there!!!)
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To: wagglebee

Hmmmm...didn’t think there were more like the sainted good doctor Tiller...


13 posted on 06/11/2009 1:52:30 PM PDT by jessduntno (July 4th, 2009. Washington DC. Gadsden Flags. Be There.)
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To: wagglebee

I guess LeRoy is just seizing a business opportunity. His competition eliminated, I wonder if he thinks his cohort’s death is merely a really, really, really late term abortion?


14 posted on 06/11/2009 2:00:56 PM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: subterfuge

There were three that did this “procedure”,

there are two left.


15 posted on 06/11/2009 2:01:42 PM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: wagglebee

Dang! Another murderer.


16 posted on 06/11/2009 2:01:52 PM PDT by lilylangtree (Veni, Vidi, Vici)
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To: wagglebee

Of course he will continue ... but the price will rise from the current $5-$7k considerably. This doctor will have to grease skids in 2 states to continue being a full time butcher.


17 posted on 06/11/2009 2:02:22 PM PDT by mgc1122
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To: wagglebee

There’s a special place in hell for those who value material wealth over a human life.


18 posted on 06/11/2009 2:03:08 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (When you put Democrats in charge, stupid things happen)
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To: MrB

Oh, I’m sure he’ll only perform a third trimester abortion when it is “medically indicated”...

He gets paid for the murder. Can he also sell the stem cells from the dead body of the child? That would mean a double profit! What an upstanding human being this guy must be - a pro-choice dream.


19 posted on 06/11/2009 2:05:30 PM PDT by Bitsy
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To: NoGrayZone

Actually, the “we need a bigger office” was a quote from Troy Newman, the head of Operation Rescue which spent over a decade exposing Tiller.


20 posted on 06/11/2009 2:06:14 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

What a monster (I can’t use any of the other words that come to mind).

How he can sleep at night knowing he pulled the brains out of a struggling fetus whose only crime was to be unwanted.


21 posted on 06/11/2009 2:09:15 PM PDT by Bitsy
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To: NoGrayZone
Lord, please forgive them, for they not know what they do

Well the Roman soldiers didn't realize they were killing the innocent Christ Savior of the world falsly accused as a criminal.. Unfortunately these money hungry abortion docs DO know what they do. That's what makes it all the more wicked!

22 posted on 06/11/2009 2:11:14 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: tflabo
Please, I'm trying to stay on the straight and narrow road here, it's hard enough.

I am trying to suppress my evil thoughts, and when they do surface, I ask forgiveness.

Great, you went and did it.....I just had an evil thought!!!

Oy vey!

23 posted on 06/11/2009 2:17:58 PM PDT by NoGrayZone (All aboard the 1st Annual Free Republic National Tea Party Convention 9/11-9/12. Be there!!!)
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To: NoGrayZone

It’s like the evil version of the “Christmas Carol”.

Scrooge takes over Marley’s half of the business, is visited by the “ghosts of abortions past”, flips them the bird and takes a vacation in the Carribean.


24 posted on 06/11/2009 2:30:22 PM PDT by ak267
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To: Morgana

I do believe Satan created weeds.


26 posted on 06/11/2009 3:06:19 PM PDT by NoGrayZone (All aboard the 1st Annual Free Republic National Tea Party Convention 9/11-9/12. Be there!!!)
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To: wagglebee
 
Pray for an end to abortion and a return to a culture of life in our nation.
 
 

27 posted on 06/11/2009 3:44:40 PM PDT by Salvation (With God all things are possible.)
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