Skip to comments.Planned Parenthood Exploits Babies With Medical Problems to Justify Late-Term Abortions
Posted on 11/21/2013 3:09:41 PM PST by Morgana
Planned Parenthood Action Fund has created a series of videos featuring tearful mothers who underwent late-term abortions to prevent the birth of their children who had medical problems. These are mothers who say they wanted a baby, but decided on abortion once the problems were diagnosed. The videos were produced in an attempt to derail late-term abortion bansthose after 20 weeks gestation.
In the first instance, the mom was told that the babys brain was malformed and, in her devastation, she decided to end her childs life. The political ad then finds the mom saying that this has nothing to do with politics. This has to do with decisions my husband and I needed to make.
ALL staff member Dwain Currier was appalled upon discovering the videos. He did some preliminary research that revealed that children with the conditions described in the last two videos have very high survival rates, and pointed out that there was nothing in the presentations saying that the outlook was grim for any of these babiesjust that the parents decided to abort them after the defects were uncovered.
One of the ads features a mom whose preborn child was diagnosed with a condition in which the childs intestines were in a sac outside the abdomena condition known as an omphalocele. While some babies have other medical problems in addition to this, complete recovery from the omphalocele is expected after surgery.
Another of the children had what appears from the moms description to be a diaphragmatic hernia. The diaphragm had an abnormal opening, allowing the baby girls stomach and intestines entry into her chest cavity, displacing other organs. Though children with this defect almost always develop severe breathing difficulties, the heart and lungs can be temporarily bypassed to give the lungs time to expand and mature and, with proper repair and treatment, around 80 percent of children with this condition survive. Yet the mother says that her choices were to end the childs life or give birth to a child that she would watch suffocate to death.
Planned Parenthood marches these moms out to evoke sympathy for the cause of defending late-term abortion.
How many parents are pre-programmed by Planned Parenthood indoctrination to default to abortion in the case of a preborn infant who is not 100 percent healthy?
It is sad these mothers dont have their children, Currier said. Its satanic that Planned Parenthood uses them to promote killing babies because of a deformity.
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These are vile, evil people.
I’m guessing that under Commiecare eventually preborn babies determined to have medical problems will not be allowed to be born.
30-some years ago a couple who were good friends of ours, and were pregnant at the same time as we were with our older daughter, had their baby diagnosed with anencephaly. No real chance for the baby to survive very long at all. The doctors encouraged, indeed pressured, them to abort.
As strong Christians they refused. When their little girl was born, they took her home and loved, held and sang to her till she died. Took about 18 hours. Many friends joined them.
One of the saddest and yet at the same time happiest days of my life, and I wasn’t even one of the parents.
And what do these parents do if the kids in a wreck or becomes a druggie?
Most who have babies like that say that. The babies don’t have long to live but at least the parents have those few precious hours to love the baby and have those memories. That certainly beats murdering the baby in abortion then regretting that the rest of one’s life.
Btw, I am certain the Dr. was trying to run up the bills.
If babies with hair lips were aborted 72 years ago Jesse Jackson would not exist today.
If Baby’s with Greasy heads were aborted, No Al Sharpton.
If baby girls with Adams Apples were aborted, no Rachel Maddow.
Democrats are Dr. Mengele’s spawn.
What’s new? This is one of the many reason they hate Sarah Palin’s guts.
Today, late term abortion will be a ‘choice’.
Under future single payer(national healthcare) abortion whether one wants one or not, will be determined according to ones medical history as well as genetic makeup by a ‘panel’ of state medical ‘experts’.
A very slippery slope toward total eugenics...
Take away the government money and you’ve got a thrill kill cult.
Will the the HHS under new Obamanoncare regulations decide to “abort” folks like my 70 year old brother-in-law who was just diagnosed with liver & kidney cancer. Think of the savings that will be gained and that he has, under the British health care system “outlived his productive years.”
euthanasia is closer than we think.
Sounds like these mothers were flat out lied to about the prognosis for their babies, by the late term abortionists. Sick and evil.
Curious-—there’s no mention anyplace of why these parents weren’t seeing a regular doc first and getting an opinion from someone besides a quack. I’m guessing the PPH guys just made up the stories?
Under Obamacare, political appointees will decide who lives and who dies.
Unfortunately, there are too many physicians who will gladly refer a problem pregnancy to an abortionist, rather than try to deal with the issues. It *is* costly and requires a fair amount of time and effort for a physician to deal with a child with a birth defect, not to mention that the physician has a high chance of being sued in such a case. OTOH, referring the patient to an abortionist to snuff the child is quick and easy, and drastically reduces the chance of being sued.
Stories like these are nothing new. About 25 years ago, I read a story in the Baltimore Sun that was supposed to be a tear-jerker about a woman who found out during ultrasound that her baby had hydroencephaly. Her physician only told her that it was a lethal condition, and advised her to abort immediately (which she did). I was appalled—that story was overt pro-abortion propaganda. I’ve often wondered if that woman ever happened onto a story about some child who was treated for hydroencephaly and went on to live a normal life... and what her feelings might have been upon learning that she was pressured into killing her child for a treatable condition.
Exactly, she is a vivid reminder that their cold hearts lack any courage to take the risk of giving birth to their perhaps not perfect flesh and blood. She is a reminder of the child they have lost so brutally . They see what could have been with a beautiful loving family and chose differently.
The regret hurts and makes them feel ugly inside.
I hate to ask but what is hydroencephaly?
I can see it now, Suddenly they will be concerned with saving money after they have wasted and drained every $ possible.
I just binged hydroencephaly and oh my goodness pardon me for saying so that is freaky. I would never abort a kid not even for that but damn I’d be wanting to call Agents Mulder and Skully to see if aliens implanted me or something.
I see why the doctor told her to abort, he did not want her freaking out in the maternity ward. I can honestly see some parents going just that.
I also wonder how much pain those babies are in. To have the brain swelled up like that must be an one big headache.
As I understand it, hydroencephalic babies are not in pain.
I went to elementary school with a kid who had that. His head was huge, but he seemed to function normally.
I have to change my earlier reply. Apparently, hydroencephaly does cause pain. The kid I knew, however, did not seem to be in pain. He just looked odd.
They kill them, like Lauren Richardson’s mother tried to do. Luckily, Lauren’s father was able to intervene. Most “defectives” aren’t so lucky.
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After a long 5 year wait my wife and I got pregnant (we came to know just yesterday).. Funny how the world works, those who want kids don’t get them... those who don’t and yet get pregnant knowingly, just abandon or abort them!!
btw, we were considering an adoption and we still are though.. there is just too much hurt in this world.
Congratulations...thanks be to God for your new blessing.
Know what’s really sad? 100 years ago, any one of the listed conditions should have died and there wouldn’t have been a thing any doctor in the world could do about it. But now so many of them have over a 2/3rds chance of survival instead of a 100% mortality rate.
In other words, the outcome of abortion never changes - “one dead and one wounded”, but the miracles of medicine HAVE changed the chances of so many lives. Yet Klanned Barrenhood would have us stuck in the 18th century where if your baby wasn’t perfectly healthy, the doctor might hand your husband a vial of morphine so he/she at least didn’t die in agony that he wouldn’t let his plow horse suffer through.
Everyone deserves a chance to be born and live and die.
Kill them while blaming it on society... or everyone but themselves.
I think it’s time to send this to the ADA and
Like mine. Born with Spina Bifida, paraparesis and hydrocephalus.
Born at St. Vincent’s and told she wouldn’t live 24 hours.
And... if she did live, she would be severely brain damaged, would never walk.
She’s working on getting into Lehmann, Juilliard and other colleges in the fall.
She walks, has made me brain damaged (normal) and will be 18.
Oh, and St. Vincent’s is no more... which is terrible. I always visited and donated. No NICU in the world could beat them.
All those in the Village raised hell when St. Vincent’s closed after picketing them to death before, (now they know DeBlasio and Christine Quinn, their heroes had their hands in the Rudin real estate pie, backed intern approvals, etc. scum).
Besides San Fran, St. Vincent’s was the only place to take AIDS patients before anyone knew what it was.
But send in a few ‘activists’, with the ‘communities progress in mind’.
I had to tighten up a few youngsters re: gay history, Catholics and how many that were at Stonewall and led the gay movement died there or at the first AIDS hospice set-up by the church. But no, they wanted to force it down (someone’s) throat that they didn’t like church teaching and Sodom/Paul scripture twisting. Oh well, I bet they’re loving their champions HC plan right about now. The friends I have are flaming mad.
A lot of the medical forecasts of the children in the womb are speculative, but many will latch on them to get an abortion, a holy sacrament for the left.