late-term abortion

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late-term abortion

Post-viability abortion Medical ethics Any abortion performed after the fetus would be viable if delivered to a nonspecialized health center. See Partial birth abortion.
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"The Radical Left, with late term abortion (and worse), is imploding on this issue," he tweeted late Saturday.
A great majority of the American people oppose late term abortion and taxpayer funding of abortionists.
Edelin, coordinator of ambulatory services at Boston City Hospital, was charged with allowing an infant to die after per forming a late term abortion. The trial produced inconclusive evidence regarding whether the fetus was alive when it was removed from the mother's body, or whether Edelin had caused the death of the fetus by delaying its removal.
It is the most common late term abortion procedure in the United States.
It must be a frequent practice according to the media coverage about late term abortions.
As governor, she has promised not to change the state's current laws, which permit late term abortions in cases where a mother's health is judged to be in danger.
(For example, Republican congressmen have recently supported federal legislation on issues like late term abortions and tort reform.) But when it comes to forms of regulation that Republicans inherently mistrust--industry regulation, environmental legislation, and civil rights protections--devolution is still a useful concept for pushing responsibility away from the federal government, down to the states, and perhaps into oblivion.
I look forward to hearing from our panel about the subject of late term abortions.
"It is time that Congress acts to bring the United States out of the fringe when it comes to late term abortions," New Hampshire Republican Sen.