Skip to comments.Calif. Law Would Permit Midwives, Other Non-Physicians to Perform Abortions
Posted on 09/10/2012 7:06:07 PM PDT by mandaladon
The California Senate passed a bill September 6 that would make it legal for non-physician medical professionals such as midwives to perform abortions under a statewide training program. The measure now awaits Democratic Governor Jerry Brown's signature. (Gov. Brown pictured to the left of the state seal, Sen. Christine Kehoe to the right.)
According to LifeSiteNews.com, the bill (S.B. 623), introduced by Democratic State Senator Christine Kehoe, extends a program run by the University of California at San Francisco [UCSF], in which nurse practitioners, midwives, and doctors assistants are trained to perform abortions without any further training in medicine. Kehoe argues the bill is necessary because there arent enough doctors performing abortions in California.
The Sacramento Bee reported that the bill extends a UCSF program, begun in 2007, that evaluates the safety and effectiveness of allowing certain non-doctor medical providers to provide abortions.... The goal is to increase access to the procedure in parts of the state where doctors are scarce. Kehoe noted that the program is an existing study that's been extended several times, [and] this is an additional extension. Otherwise the study would cease at the end of this month and the practitioners participating in the city would no longer be able to perform this procedure.
The Life Legal Defense Foundation (LLDF), a California-based pro-life group that has been pressuring the UCSF for its records on the controversial program, explained that the measure was hidden in an unrelated bill at the end of the state's legislative session after previous attempts to pass it had failed. This bill was originally created to regulate boat paint, Dana Cody, LLDF's executive director, said of the bill carrying the abortion measure. Now its regulating and destroying human lives.
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Circling back to a coat-hanger world?
Once you start killing its hard to stop.
Accepting any abortion for any reason is no different than putting just few Jews on the train.
With coat hangers, no doubt.
What’s next? Throw the babies into the Nile?
Maybe there are midwives out there who would be interested in the job - but none that I have ever met.
They got into this line of work because they enjoy delivering babies.Alive, that is.
Have coat-hanger will travel...
Statewide training program? We've come a long way, baby.
I see the SEIU and Planned “Parenthood” getting clobbered with lawsuits.
And I doubt they got into it for the express purpose of being thought of as filthy scumbuckets. However, I believe there are some filthy scumbuckets who would gladly go into midwifery if they could get the opportunity to perform abortions at $500 to $1,000 a crime.
so much for the “medical procedure” thang
It would be long before midwives are required to abort children like the midwives who Pharaoh ordered to kill the Hebrew manchildren-
‘Then the king of Egypt spoke to the Hebrew midwives, of whom the name of one was Shiphrah and the name of the other Puah; and he said, When you do the duties of a midwife for the Hebrew women, and see them on the birthstools, if it is a son, then you shall kill him; but if it is a daughter, then she shall live. But the midwives feared God, and did not do as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the male children alive. So the king of Egypt called for the midwives and said to them, Why have you done this thing, and saved the male children alive?
And the midwives said to Pharaoh, Because the Hebrew women are not like the Egyptian women; for they are lively and give birth before the midwives come to them.
Therefore God dealt well with the midwives, and the people multiplied and grew very mighty. And so it was, because the midwives feared God, that He provided households for them.’
It's true, it becomes just like blowing your nose. But that's life without God in your platform.
Why not let undocumented workers do abortions, that’ll save some money...
Coathangers should be the new symbol for Obamacare.
“Circling back to a coat-hanger world?”
Looks that way. Women looking for the cheapest route to murder their babies.
Unfortunately, that will be the result of severe restriction.