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  • NY Gov. Cuomo launches new third party to promote late-term abortion

    07/19/2014 4:47:46 AM PDT · by topher · 113 replies
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | Fri Jul 18, 2014 - 4:39 pm EST | Ben Johnson
    ALBANY, NY – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday he would form a new third party in the state centered around his late-term abortion expansion program. The formation of the Women’s Equality Party, which is designed to further the Democrats' national “war on women” campaign theme, was announced at a gala on Thursday.
  • Hidden Camera in Abortion Clinic

    02/20/2014 10:38:39 AM PST · by Hiskid · 13 replies
    2/20/14 | hiskid
    Here is a horrifying video of a woman seeking a late-term abortion. It includes testimony by a member of Planned Parenthood in Congress.Hidden camera in an abortion clinic
  • Albuquerque Voters Defeat Measure Banning Late-Term Abortions After 20 Weeks

    11/19/2013 10:30:52 PM PST · by Morgana · 76 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    After a monumental battle that saw national pro-life groups and abortion supporters engage in a furious fight in the state of New Mexico, voters in Albuquerque today defeated the nation’s first city-wide ban on late-term abortions. Initial results from 50,000 early and absentee ballots showed 56 percent of voters against the proposal, while 44 percent supported the ban on most abortions after 20 weeks. The totals from voters casting ballots on election day didn’t change those percentages much and, with 28 of 50 precincts tallied, the vote remained 55-45 against the ban. Some pro-life advocates are asserting the results are...
  • Abortion Staffer Tells Woman: “Just Sit on the Toilet, You Don’t Have to Look at Anything”

    11/19/2013 6:45:26 PM PST · by Morgana · 10 replies
    Life News ^ | Lila Rose
    “Just sit on the toilet. You don’t have to look at anything.” These are the words our undercover investigator – 27 weeks pregnant, with a big belly – heard on January 14, 2013. The setting was Southwestern Women’s Options, in the heart of the late-term abortion capital of the United States — Albuquerque, New Mexico. The investigator was seeking a late-term abortion – the sort only a few facilities, including Southwestern Women’s Options, will do. The counselor told her how the procedure is done: how the abortionist would stab her abdomen with a needle containing digoxin, a heart-stopping poison. How...
  • Abortion Practitioner Holds Newborn Baby as She Leads Rally for Late-Term Abortions

    10/14/2013 7:30:54 AM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Life News ^ | Katie McCann
    Lisa Perriera is an abortionist responsible for botching at least two chemical abortions in Ohio. Now she admits to sidestepping Ohio law to see that a late-term baby was aborted. As a featured speaker at an abortion rally in Ohio, Perriera proclaims to a crowd that after listening to a baby’s beating heart and determining the baby could live outside the womb, she sent the parents out of state for a late-term abortion. In a sad twist of irony, she cradles her newborn son to her chest throughout her speech. WATCH and SHARE this video in all of your pro-life...
  • US supporters of late abortion shout ‘Hail Satan’ as Texas legislators consider a 20 week limit

    07/03/2013 3:00:43 AM PDT · by markomalley · 57 replies
    Protect the Pope ^ | 7/2/2013 | Deacon Nick Donnelly
    Young women and men supporting late-term abortions shouted ‘Hail Satan’ throughout the day as the Texas House and Senate convened a special session to discuss timekeeping measures following Democrat Wendy Davis’ filibuster de-railing the vote to limit abortions to 20 weeks and establishing stricter safety standards for abortion clinics. On one occasion some young women shouted ‘Hail Satan’ as Christians gave personal testimony about  abortion and sang ‘Amazing Grace’.Breibart reports:‘It would be difficult to argue that the pro-abortion crowd wasn’t an “unruly mob” — last week protesters shut down proceedings by screaming from the gallery and used social media to debate...
  • Wendy Davis Won’t Filibuster Second Attempt to Ban Late-Term Abortions (TX Alert!)

    07/02/2013 2:58:25 PM PDT · by NYer · 24 replies
    Life News ^ | July 2, 2013 | Steven Ertelt
    Should Texas legislators get another bill to ban late-term abortions to the floor of the state Senate, pro-abortion lawmaker Wendy Davis says she will not filibuster the bill a second time.The bill was filed yesterday in the Texas legislature and legislators hold the first hearing on the measure today in the state House. A representative of Davis tells U.S. News and World Report that a second special session filibuster is not forthcoming.A spokesman for Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis, who stood and spoke for more than 12 hours to help kill the bill last week, says she won’t filibuster the...
  • Breaking: House passes nationwide 20-week ban on abortion (includes full roll call vote)

    06/18/2013 6:20:23 PM PDT · by NYer · 114 replies
    Life Site News ^ | June 18, 2013 | BEN JOHNSON
    WASHINGTON, D.C., June 18, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The House of Representatives has passed a bill that would restrict all abortions nationwide to the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. The “Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act” (H.R. 1797), introduced by Arizona Republica Trent Franks, would end abortion after a point that scientists agree unborn children can feel pain. In a nearly party-line vote, the measure passed 228-196. Six Democrats voted yes. Six Republicans voted against the bill. Ten Congressmen did not vote. The full roll call, showing how every Congressman voted, is below. Democrats who voted yes include: Henry Cuellar of Texas,...
  • Cuomo To Propose Bill To Match Federal Law Allowing For Abortions After 24 Weeks Of Pregnancy

    06/04/2013 11:30:43 AM PDT · by drewh · 27 replies
    CBS News ^ | June 3, 2013 11:25
    An abortion battle could be brewing in Albany, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to propose a major change to abortion laws in New York State. CBS 2 has learned that Cuomo will introduce a bill on Tuesday that would allow abortions after 24 weeks of pregnancy to protect a woman’s health. The bill would fall in line with federal law. Currently, New York State only allows late-term abortions if a woman’s life is at risk. Planned Parenthood outlined a 2009 bill with reportedly similar goals. The 2009 Reproductive Health Act would “guarantee a woman can make her own personal, private...
  • Unearthed Video Shows Obama Supporting Late-Term Abortions

    05/02/2013 10:08:13 PM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    Life News ^ | 5/2/13 | Steven Ertelt
    Weekly Standard reporter John McCormack has unearthed an old video from 2003, when President Barack Obama was running for the U.S. Senate from Illinois, in which he defends his position favoring late-term abortions. OBAMA: “I am pro-choice.” REPORTER: “In all situations including the late term thing?” OBAMA: “I am pro-choice. I believe that women make responsible choices and they know better than anybody the tragedy of a difficult pregnancy and I don’t think that it’s the government’s role to meddle in that choice.”
  • The Gosnell case: Here’s what you need to know

    04/17/2013 12:09:17 PM PDT · by grundle · 8 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 15, 2013 | Sarah Kliff
    The grand jury report is full of horrific and gruesome details about the clinic that Gosnell ran for more than three decades. Patients were neglected; providers were not certified; and cats were allowed to roam and defecate in the clinic. “The walls appeared to be urine-splattered,” the Philadelphia district attorney’s office found when it inspected the clinic in August 2010, months after it had closed that February. “The procedure tables were old and one had a ripped plastic cover. Suction tubing, which was used for abortion procedures – and doubled as the only available suction source for resuscitation – was...
  • Young Woman Who Died from Botched 33-Week Abortion Identified

    02/10/2013 6:00:07 PM PST · by Morgana · 69 replies
    lifenews ^ | Steven Ertelt
    The woman who died and was a victim of a botched 33-week abortion has been identified as 29-year-old Jennifer McKenna Morbelli, of New Rochelle, New York. A report from pro-life blogger Jill Stanek says two sources confirmed the identity of the victim. Morbilli died Thursday as the result of fatal complications suffered during an abortion at 33 weeks at the hand of late-term abortion practitioner LeRoy Carhart. The abortion took place at the Germantown Reproductive Health Center in Germantown, Maryland. “Carhart’s alleged victims were 29-year-old Jennifer McKenna Morbelli, pictured right, and her 33-week-old preborn daughter, Madison Leigh,” Stanek reports. “I...
  • Extreme: Obama Says He's "Pro-Choice" on Late Term Abortion

    08/23/2012 6:19:19 PM PDT · by cruise_missile · 16 replies
    Townhall ^ | August 23, 2012 | Guy Benson
    Asked specifically if he supports "late term" -- second and third trimester -- abortions, Obama affirms that he is "pro-choice." In other words, yes, if a woman decides to end the life of her child in the ninth month of pregnancy, that should be her "choice." He has also voted against bans on a horrifyingly grisly procedure known as "partial birth abortion." These positions put Obama significantly out of step with prevailing opinion. When he was running for president in 2008, Obama told a Planned Parenthood audience that one of his first acts in office would be to sign the...
  • Woman Admits Aborting Baby
 Just a Week Before Due Date

    07/23/2012 7:58:08 PM PDT · by Tau Food · 21 replies
    Yorkshire Post ^ | July 24, 2012 | Staff
    A WOMAN has admitted ending her pregnancy only a week before the unborn child’s due date after she bought medication on the internet to carry out the abortion. Sarah Catt appeared at Leeds Crown Court yesterday and admitted a charge of procuring her own miscarriage. The 35-year-old bought medication over the internet that would induce the labour, although North Yorkshire Police officers admitted they remain baffled as to her motives. No evidence of the baby has ever been found, according to 
officers involved in the investigation. Catt told police she had terminated the pregnancy legally, despite medical records in March...
  • Arizona Governor Signs Bill Banning Abortions After 20 Weeks

    04/13/2012 5:40:09 AM PDT · by Wpin · 99 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | April 12, 2012 | Steven Ertelt
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a pro-life bill into law today to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. House members passed the bill by a 37-22 vote and abortions after that time period would not be allowed except in very rare cases of medical emergency. The bill also requires abortion facilities to allow women to have an ultrasound of their unborn baby at least 24 hours prior to having the abortion. In many cases women change their minds about a planned abortion after seeing the images of their developing child. Americans United for Life president Charmaine Yoest commended Brewer...
  • Pro-aborts won’t challenge fetal pain laws for fear of losing: Politico

    04/23/2011 11:00:57 AM PDT · by topher · 5 replies
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | Thu Apr 21, 2011 16:07 EST | by Christine Dhanagom
    Pro-aborts won’t challenge fetal pain laws for fear of losing: Politico by Christine Dhanagom Thu Apr 21, 2011 April 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Recent late-term abortion bans based on fetal pain set to pass in state legislatures across the country are expected to become law without judicial challenge from pro-abortion activists, according to a Politico report yesterday. Oklahoma, Idaho and Kansas passed laws this month banning late term abortions on the basis of medical evidence that the unborn baby can feel pain. The cut-off point for legal abortions is now 20 weeks gestation in Idaho and Oklahoma, and 22 weeks...
  • Carhart Faces Pro-Life Protestors as Late Abortions Begin

    12/06/2010 10:14:39 AM PST · by julieee · 8 replies · 1+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | December 6, 2010 | Steven Ertelt
    Carhart Faces Pro-Life Protestors as Late Abortions Begin LeRoy Carhart arrives at the Germantown Reproductive Health Services abortion center today to start doing late abortions there, and he is facing greeting from pro-life protestors. http://www.lifenews.com/2010/12/05/state-5718
  • LeRoy Carhart Will Start Late-Term Abortions in Maryland Soon

    11/30/2010 10:52:20 AM PST · by julieee · 16 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | November 30, 2010 | Steven Ertelt
    LeRoy Carhart to Start Late-Term Abortions in Maryland Soon Germantown, MD -- Late-term abortion practitioner LeRoy Carhart has been keeping the pro-life movement on edge for months about potential plans to open new late-term abortion businesses in Iowa and Maryland. http://LifeNews.com/state-5705
  • Kagan helped defend late-term abortion ban veto

    06/04/2010 6:25:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies · 250+ views
    wapo ^ | 6/4/10 | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS
    WASHINGTON -- As a domestic policy adviser to former President Bill Clinton, Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan helped defend the veto of a measure that would have banned late-term abortions with few exceptions. Files handed over to Congress by the William J. Clinton Presidential Library reveal Kagan's role playing defense against a Republican Congress that was trying to place new limits on abortion rights.
  • Abortionist who knows he is ‘killing’ returns late-term abortions to Dallas

    11/09/2009 9:58:09 AM PST · by NYer · 11 replies · 555+ views
    cna ^ | November 8, 2009
    The new late-term abortion clinic / Pro-life leader Karen Garnett Dallas, Texas, Nov 8, 2009 / 07:12 pm (CNA).- An abortionist who says he know he is “killing” has opened a late-term abortion clinic in North Texas, prompting local pro-lifers to express their dismay that such a clinic was absent for only 14 months. However, they also affirmed their resolve to peacefully end the “grave evil” in their community. Dr. Curtis Boyd, who opened the first abortion clinic in Texas in 1973, is the only doctor in North Texas who will perform abortions on women up to six months...
  • An abortionist's plea: Let the violence of abortion lead us to embrace it all the more

    10/07/2009 10:14:02 AM PDT · by cpforlife.org · 19 replies · 1,383+ views
    RealChoice ^ | Tuesday, October 06, 2009 | Christina Dunigan
    Tuesday, October 06, 2009 An abortionist's plea: Let the violence of abortion lead us to embrace it all the more Second Trimester Abortion Provision: Breaking the Silence and Changing the Discourse This piece was written in the hope that the more we talked openly about the reality of second-trimester abortion, the more accepted all abortion would become. If the author's prediction is true -- that the more we know about how gruesome and violent second-trimester abortions are, and the more we know about the rather prosaic reasons they're committed, the more likely we are to embrace the practice -- well,...
  • Abortion Practitioner Leroy Carhart Lays Off Half His Staff, Says Abortions Down

    08/21/2009 3:14:36 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 17 replies · 1,555+ views
    Life News ^ | 8/21/09 | Steven Ertelt
    Omaha, NE (LifeNews.com) -- Late-term abortion practitioner LeRoy Carhart announced today that he had laid off nearly half of the staff at his Omaha, Nebraska-area abortion center. The move came after a coalition of pro-life groups submitted a complaint to the state attorney general asking for an investigation.Carhart told the Omaha World-Herald he was not aware of the complaint and said he could not discuss the reasons for the layoffs.“This is nothing new,” he said. “They are always making stuff up, and they aren't very credible.”But, in a letter to staff that the newspaper obtained, Carhart indicated the number...
  • Neb. doc plans to offer 3rd-term abortions in Kan. [graphic images]

    06/10/2009 1:51:39 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 70 replies · 4,378+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 10, 2009 | MARGERY GIBBS
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A Nebraska doctor says he'll perform third-term abortions in Kansas after the slaying of abortion provider George Tiller, even though Tiller's clinic is closed. Dr. LeRoy Carhart declined to discuss details with The Associated Press on Wednesday, a day after Tiller's family announced his Wichita clinic was permanently shutting its doors. Carhart isn't saying whether his plans include opening a new facility or offering the abortions at an existing practice. He says such details are "something that doesn't need to be talked about" until everything is in place.
  • Thousands of Late-Term Abortions Will Continue Following Death of George Tiller

    06/08/2009 10:13:08 AM PDT · by julieee · 6 replies · 412+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | June 8, 2009 | Steven Ertelt
    Thousands of Late-Term Abortions Will Continue Following Death of George Tiller Washington, DC -- The killing of late-term abortion practitioner George Tiller has focused the nation's attention on abortion, but it hasn't shown the spotlight on the number of late-term abortions done every year. Even after Tiller's death, which pro-life groups have thoroughly condemned, late-term abortions will continue. According to the Centers for Disease control, 1.3 percent of all abortions -- nearly 9,000 a year -- are done after 21 weeks into the pregnancy. That's 8,482 babies who, in 2005 alone, could have potentially survived outside their mother's womb, according...
  • How to become a liberal, political martyr

    06/01/2009 3:30:38 PM PDT · by Jeliota · 3 replies · 386+ views
    Annuit Coeptis ^ | 06/01/2009 | Paul Zannucci
    Question: Case One: One man is murdered in Kansas on Sunday, May 31st, in his church by a deranged lunatic. Case Two: Seven people are are murdered by various deranged people in Chicago between Saturday morning, May 30th, and Sunday morning, May 31st. Which of these situations merits statements by President Obama and the deployment of U.S. Marshals? Answer: The one guy in Kansas.
  • Bishop to skip Notre Dame commencement over Obama

    03/25/2009 1:14:29 PM PDT · by Notwithstanding · 31 replies · 1,654+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 3/24/2009 | KEN KUSMER
    The White House issued a statement Tuesday saying Obama welcomes the “spirit of debate and healthy disagreement on important issues.” “While he is honored to have the support of millions of people of all faiths, including Catholics with their rich tradition of recognizing the dignity of people, he does not govern with the expectation that everyone sees eye to eye with him on every position,” the statement said.
  • Late-Term Abortion Practitioner George Tiller Will Stand Trial

    02/25/2009 2:30:28 PM PST · by julieee · 9 replies · 515+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | February 25, 2009 | Steven Ertelt
    Wichita, KS -- A decision by a local judge means Kansas-based late-term abortion practitioner George Tiller will stand trial for charges that he did illegal abortions. Tiller has been accused of violating state law requiring a second, independent, physician to sign off on his late-term abortions. Tiller was slapped with 19 criminal charges for failing to follow the law and using a fellow abortion practitioner with whom he has a financial relationship to claim the abortions were medically necessary.
  • BSO: Lauderdale Lakes woman put newborn in garbage bag

    07/08/2008 2:52:38 PM PDT · by B4Ranch · 24 replies · 174+ views
    sun-sentinel.com ^ | July 2, 2008 | Andrew Ba Tran
    LAUDERDALE LAKES - She denied she had given birth even as she was caught holding a white garbage bag with a crying newborn in it, the Broward Sheriff's Office said today. Officials said they also placed a immigration hold on Morant, a Jamaican citizen who was in the country illegally.
  • Obama changes position on late-term abortions ... again

    07/06/2008 11:48:13 AM PDT · by John.T.Wilberforce · 19 replies · 131+ views
    The Swamp ^ | July 5, 2008 | Frank James
    Sen. Barack Obama clarified his position today on mental-health exceptions to late-term abortions, saying he supports such exceptions and that comments he made during a recent magazine interview shouldn't be interpreted as opposing them.
  • Abortionist Tiller Admits to Performing Abortions the Day Before Delivery

    03/19/2008 3:42:14 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 75 replies · 1,843+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 3/19/08 | John-Henry Westen
    ARLINGTON, VA, March 19, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Notorious partial-birth abortion specialist Dr. George Tiller of Wichita, KS, was caught on hidden video admitting to aborting babies a day before the mother's due date.  Students for Life of America (SFLA) today released the video which was made at the Feminist Majority Foundation's annual Women's Leadership Conference held at the National Education Association (NEA) on March 9.  The video reveals Dr. Tiller showcasing massive and graphic pictures of children with fetal abnormalities that he had aborted, so as to make the case for late-term abortions as necessary medical procedure. SFLA's Executive Director Kristan Hawkins,...
  • What Is So Grotesque That It May Not Be Seen Or Spoken?

    03/10/2006 1:59:10 PM PST · by joeclarke · 14 replies · 485+ views
    JoeClarke.Net ^ | 03/10/2006 | JoeClarke.Net
    Although every other form of pornographic and gory graphic may be seen on cable TV, the internet, and in local school library (my nephew brags about the plethora of porn that may be downloaded in his social studies class), there are some images and descriptions that are so shocking, the federal government has been threatening ever since the implementation of the various Communication Acts to eliminate any mental image of live birth abortion from the public psyche. Yet, the "neo-holocaust" pictures of Abu Ghraib "torture" have been touted as the most horrible sort of human suffering since the Inquistion. Even...
  • The New Underground Railroad,Thousands of women come to New York each year for late-term abortions.

    12/09/2005 11:30:52 AM PST · by Coleus · 59 replies · 2,707+ views
    New York Magazine ^ | 12.12.05 | Debbie Nathan
    The New Underground Railroad Thousands of women come to New York each year for late-term abortions. A hundred New Yorkers take them in. Haven Coalition volunteer Suzanne in the space where she hosts women who travel to New York for abortions. (Photo credit: Donna Ferrato) It’s 8 p.m. on a Friday, and Adeena is lying on a bed in my apartment, squirming in pain, her pants unzipped to reveal a disturbingly large belly. We’re watching a DVD she chose from the corner Blockbuster: Coach Carter, starring Samuel Jackson and Ashanti. Jackson has just taken a job at a ghetto...
  • Kline sues to stop state-paid abortions (Kansas)

    08/20/2005 12:30:50 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies · 638+ views
    The Wichita Eagle ^ | Fri, Aug. 19, 2005 | STEVE PAINTER
    TOPEKA - Kline sues to stop state-paid abortions Attorney General Phill Kline has sued Gov. Kathleen Sebelius and two other state officials in a bid to block state-funded abortions and establish under Kansas law that life begins at conception. The lawsuit, filed Thursday, claims abortion violates Section 1 of the Kansas Constitution, which guarantees all people "equal and inalienable natural rights, among which are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." The Kansas House of Representatives ordered the lawsuit three years ago. Abortion opponents hope eventually to challenge the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, which...
  • Premature Babies Born at 23 Weeks Survive, British Study Shows

    07/25/2005 10:40:47 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 12 replies · 1,481+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | 26 July 2005 | Steven Ertelt
    London, England (LifeNews.com) -- A new study by British researchers finds that almost half of the unborn children who are born at 23 weeks into the pregnancy survive the premature birth. The results may prompt British lawmakers to move back limits on late-term abortions and could be used to strengthen laws in other countries. The study appears to confirm the thesis that advancements in medical science and technology are making it easier for doctors to treat babies who are born prematurely and to do so at earlier ages. Researchers at University College Hospital London found that 42 percent of the...
  • Death by drowning [Some abortion clinics violating Born Alive Infant Protection Act]

    06/10/2005 10:21:36 AM PDT · by Caleb1411 · 28 replies · 2,034+ views
    WORLD ^ | 6/18/05 | Lynn Vincent
    Infamous late-term abortionist George Tiller hit the news again on June 1 after protesters outside Women's Healthcare Services, his Wichita clinic, saw him rush out on June 1 still wearing surgical scrubs. Moments earlier, a green Suburban had exited the abortion business parking lot, LifeNews.com reported, carrying a woman slumped in the back seat with a jacket over her head. Both Dr. Tiller and the Suburban headed straight for Wesley Medical Center's emergency room. According to Kansas pro-life activists, trips to Wesley are not uncommon for Dr. Tiller, who normally takes women suffering from abortion complications there. But each trip...
  • Infanticide in Virginia - (beyond "disturbing")

    06/07/2005 4:31:28 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 10 replies · 732+ views
    WASHINGTON TIMES.COM ^ | JUNE 7, 2005 | EDITORIAL
    What happens when a court constitutionalizes infanticide? We ask the question because a federal appeals court in Virginia appears to have done just that. In a contentious 2-1 decision last week that places Virginia in the hot seat of the abortion debate, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond threw out Virginia's partial-birth abortion ban, sanctioning the actions of an abortionist plaintiff who crushes the heads and dismembers the arms and legs of infants as they emerge from the womb. The law the court struck down was similar to the partial-birth abortion ban Congress passed in 2003 and...
  • Appeals Court Overrules Virginia Late-Term Abortion Ban

    06/03/2005 4:59:00 PM PDT · by Crackingham · 107 replies · 1,568+ views
    AP ^ | 6/3/05 | Larry O'Dell
    A Virginia law banning a type of late-term abortion is unconstitutional because it lacks an exception to protect a woman's health, a divided federal appeals court ruled Friday. The decision by a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ruling by U.S. District Judge Richard L. Williams of Richmond. The Center for Reproductive Rights challenged a law passed by the 2003 Virginia General Assembly that bans a procedure generally performed in the second or third trimester in which a fetus is partially delivered before being killed. Anti-abortion activists call the procedure "partial-birth abortion." The Virginia...
  • LA Times article on Late-Term Abortionist Tells the Truth if You Care to Read Between the Lines

    06/02/2005 5:10:15 PM PDT · by kjvail · 13 replies · 1,192+ views
    Operation Rescue - weekly mailing | June 01, 2005 | Troy Newman
    Wichita, Kansas, is known word-wide as the Abortion Capital of the World. The sole reason for this distinction is Abortionist George Tiller. According to the LA Times article, 88% of Americans oppose the gruesome procedure for which Tiller is known so well. This front page article paints a very real picture of Women's Health Care Services, but only if you strip the euphemistic expressions. The following article details the barbarity, with Mr. Newman's comments inserted in red italics in brackets. Read article without commentary A Late Decision, a Lasting Anguish [Or, When you Murder Your Baby There is a Price...
  • A Late Decision, a Lasting Anguish (Late Abortion)

    05/31/2005 10:07:48 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 29 replies · 1,333+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | May 31, 2005 | Strephanie Simon
    COLUMN ONE A Late Decision, a Lasting Anguish # A Kansas doctor is under investigation for performing abortions others won't. His clients say outsiders can't grasp their pain or gratitude. By Stephanie Simon, Times Staff Writer WICHITA, Kan. — The moment is burned forever in her mind: The small exam room, her husband's ashen face, her sobs as the doctor guided a needle into her womb to kill her son. It's been 4 1/2 years, and still Marie Becker can feel Daniel kicking inside her, kicking and kicking as she choked back hysteria — kicking until the drug stopped his...
  • A Late Decision, a Lasting Anguish

    05/31/2005 2:58:35 AM PDT · by yooling · 26 replies · 1,156+ views
    L.A. Slimes ^ | 5/31/05 | By Stephanie Simon Times Staff Writer
    WICHITA, Kan. — The moment is burned forever in her mind: The small exam room, her husband's ashen face, her sobs as the doctor guided a needle into her womb to kill her son. It's been 4 1/2 years, and still Marie Becker can feel Daniel kicking inside her, kicking and kicking as she choked back hysteria — kicking until the drug stopped his heart and she felt only stillness. She prayed Daniel would forgive her. She prayed for forgiveness from God as well. Becker had been taught that abortion was a sin; she wanted so to believe it might...
  • Labor and delivery: gruesome Florida abortion saga reveals possibly illegal late-term practices

    05/20/2005 5:09:24 AM PDT · by Caleb1411 · 11 replies · 946+ views
    WORLD ^ | 5/28/05 | Lynn Vincent
    <p>That was a portion of the 911 call to the Orlando Fire Department on April 2, when a woman named Angele Taylor, 34, claims to have delivered a live baby during a botched abortion at the EPOC Clinic—and that the child died after clinic workers refused to render aid or call for help (see "Rowan's story," WORLD, May 7).</p>
  • Cleft lip abortion done 'in good faith'

    03/17/2005 5:33:12 AM PST · by Mikmur · 48 replies · 1,412+ views
    The Guardian ^ | 3/16/05 | James Meikle
    Doctors and health officials will consider whether more guidance on abortions is needed following the decision of the Crown Prosecution Service not to prosecute two doctors who authorised a late abortion on a foetus with a cleft lip and palate.
  • Kansas Abortion Clinic Used by Canadian Government Sends Botched Abortion Victim to Hospital

    01/14/2005 9:27:45 AM PST · by NYer · 36 replies · 1,981+ views
    Life Site ^ | January 13, 2004
    WICHITA, Kansas, January 13, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) - With sirens blaring and emergency lights flashing, an ambulance rushed an injured woman to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, KS at approximately 9:30 am today, after an apparent botched abortion at Women's Health Care Services, a late-term abortion mill run by the notorious George Tiller. LifeSiteNews.com reported in September that, at taxpayer expense, health authorities in Quebec and other Canadian provinces send Canadian women seeking late-term abortions to the same center. "They almost caused an accident at the intersection," said witness Brenna Sullenger, who filmed the arrival of the ambulance at Wesley. "They...
  • Babies in most late abortions healthy

    10/29/2004 6:16:15 AM PDT · by NYer · 25 replies · 804+ views
    The Advertiser ^ | October 28, 2004 | JILL PENGELLEY and LEANNE CRAIG
    MORE than half of all late-term abortions in South Australia involved mothers carrying healthy babies, figures compiled for The Advertiser show. From 1998 to 2002, there were 377 late-term abortions – classified as more than 20 weeks – of which 16 were performed at 24 weeks or later. The mother's mental state was the most common reason for late-term abortions, with 196 recorded in the five years. Fetal abnormalities led to a further 171 abortions, with the remaining 10 being performed because the mother had developed a medical problem. The head of the Health Department's Pregnancy Outcome Unit, Dr Annabelle...
  • Blood Brothers - Why the leading practitioners of late abortion wrote checks to Kerry.

    10/05/2004 6:30:26 AM PDT · by NYer · 20 replies · 890+ views
    Weekly Standard ^ | October 11, 2004 | Douglas Johnson
    MARTIN HASKELL, George Tiller, and Warren Hern have several things in common. All three are abortionists who specialize in late abortions. Haskell's name is closely linked with the partial-birth abortion method. Tiller and Hern may be the only two abortionists in the United States who openly advertise their willingness to perform third-trimester abortions. Finally, all three men have opened their checkbooks to support Senator John Kerry's bid to be president of the United States. Their contributions to Kerry's campaign total $7,000. That is not a vast sum compared with the millions being spent by liberal groups to attack President Bush....
  • The Important Lines from the State of the Union

    07/15/2003 11:46:22 AM PDT · by bigsky · 2 replies · 108+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | July 15, 2003 | Chris Field
    All the recent hubbub concerning what President Bush said or didn't say about British intelligence, Iraq, uranium, and Africa prompted me to reread his State of the Union address. By now everyone surely knows that the President's speech was factually correct. But in case there is anyone out there who has not read it, here's the quote: "The British government has learned that Saddam Hussein recently sought significant quantities of uranium from Africa." Democrats and the media are attempting to make political hay out of those 16 words: Did Bush lie? What did he know, and when did he know...
  • House Panel OKs Late-Term Abortion Ban

    03/26/2003 10:13:05 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 5 replies · 169+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | 3/26/03 | Janelle Carter
    WASHINGTON - House Republicans, encouraged by a Senate vote to ban what critics call partial-birth abortion, cleared the way for their own bill to head to the House floor. The House Judiciary Committee approved the measure in a party-line 19-11 vote Wednesday. The Senate passed its version nearly two weeks ago in a 64-33 vote. President Bush has said he will sign the measure, a revised version of bills that former President Clinton twice vetoed as unconstitutional. "A moral, medical and ethical consensus exists that partial-birth abortion is an inhumane procedure that is never medically necessary and should be prohibited,"...