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What is partial birth abortion? Why
did 30 states ban them? Used in late term abortions,
sometimes as late as 32 weeks or more, the abortionist
pulls the child feet first through the birth canal. Before
the baby passes through the cervix, the abortionist holds
the child’s torso, punctures his head, and inserts a
suction tube to remove the child’s brains to kill him
before he passes through the cervix to legal personhood.
This barbaric killing of unborn children is called partial
2007, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld the
constitutionality of the Partial Birth Abortion Ban.
The decision allowed the law to go into effect for the
first time since it was signed by President Bush in
2003-and after 8 years of hearings which found that Partial
Birth Abortion is never necessary to save the life of
the mother and, after 2 vetoes by President Bill Clinton.
birth abortion is a gruesome procedure which shocks our
sensibilities and numbs our senses.
unborn child is killed inches from birth during the
process of delivery by poking a hole in the head of the
unborn child and removing (suctioning out) the unborn’s
for a 5-4 majority, Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote,
"The Act proscribes a method of abortion in which a
fetus is killed just inches before completion of the birth
process.. Congress determined that the abortion methods it
proscribed had a 'disturbing similarity to the killing of
a newborn infant.'" The majority ruled that a
general ban on the method is permissible and does not
violate the general "abortion right" enunciated
in past decisions such as Roe v. Wade (1973) and Casey
v. Planned Parenthood (1992).
act is supported by 70 percent of Americans,
many who support the choice to abort, but reject this
barbaric and inhumane procedure which to them borders on
it is unclear whether or not this means the eventual
dismantling of Roe, it is the first step in the process of
bringing abortion policy in line with public views and
a step away from the radical doctrine of the Supreme Court
embodied in Roe, Casey and Carhart.
That doctrine, supported by abortion advocates,
says there are no protections for any unborn child, not
even from abortions which kill the unborn inches from
draws a bright line between abortion and infanticide.
Abortion advocates of this gruesome procedure shows
how radical and at odds their abortion policy is with the
American people who are revulsed by Partial
Nevada LIFE Partial Birth Abortion
Defending Banned Procedure, Don Nelson, May 18, 2007
Birth Abortion Barbaric....And Real Don Nelson
Must Allow States To Ban Partial Birth Abortion Don
Debate: Morally Defining Moment For Nation Don Nelson
LIFE Partial Birth Abortion Press Releases:
Upholds Constitutionality of Partial Birth Abortion Ban,
Bans Brutal Procedure Killing Unborn During The Process Of
Delivery. First Ban On Abortions Since Roe.
Supported By 70 Percent of Americans. April 18,
Court To Hear Partial Birth Abortion Case. Ban Would Be
First Instance Of Ban On Any Abortions Since Roe. Would Begin Process To Bring Abortion
Policy In Line With Public’s Views.
February 21, 2006
Says Partial Birth Abortion Is Gruesome, Barbaric,
Uncivilized And Causes Severe Pain,
August 26, 2004
Places Injunction On Partial Birth Abortion Ban. Ignores
Fetal Pain. June 2, 2004
Advisory On Recycled Partial Birth Abortion Myths
April 18, 2004
Birth Abortion Health Exception Is Clear, Real And
Unnecessary November 5,
do these words from the Partial Birth Abortion Ban mean
except to say that it contains a health exception for the
mother? “This subsection does not apply to a
partial-birth abortion that is necessary to save the life
of a mother whose life is endangered by a physical
disorder, physical illness, or physical injury, including
a life-endangering physical condition caused by or arising
from the pregnancy itself.”
Signs Partial Birth Abortion Ban. Partial Birth
Abortion Myths Recycled. November 5, 2003 Read
about 8 myths that have been recycled as this bill has
been passed and signed into law.
To Sign Partial Birth Abortion Ban Wednesday November 5,
2003 November 4, 2003 Senator
Ensign says the description of Partial Birth Abortion,
during delivery, makes you shudder.
Birth Abortion Ban Passes October 21, 2003 (Note
this release occurred after a conference committee to
settle differences between the two bills in the Senate and
the House of Representatives.)
Birth Abortion Passes, First Ban On Abortion Since Roe
June 5, 2003
Court Strikes Down Partial Birth Abortion Ban
June 29, 2000
Questions About Partial Birth
Follow the links below to
answers to important questions on partial abortion by
National Right to Life Commitee's Federal Legislative
Director, Douglas Johnson. Click
here to go to NRLC's outstanding Partial Birth
Abortion Page. Click
here to go to NRLC's page with these questions.
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