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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I am proud to support the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which protects women and unborn children from the harms of late term abortion - the stark reality of which was revealed in the recent murder trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell.
The lack of support for late term abortion among Americans has remained consistent for the last 17 years.
I have tried to find common ground on this issue for several years by sponsoring the Hoyer-Greenwood Late Term Abortion Restriction Act, which would ban abortions in the late stages of pregnancy with exceptions for the life and the health of the mother.
Often pregnant couples facing possible fetal abnormalities or maternal health risks are encouraged by medical professionals to see late term abortion as the solution to difficult pregnancy or post-birth complications.
30 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Arizona officials will send a 14-year-old minor girl to Wichita, Kansas for a late term abortion.
Six years ago, a 15-year-old girl from New Mexico flew to Wichita, Kansas for a late term abortion.
The measure even revokes laws requiring abortionists to be licensed physicians and any restrictions on 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.
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.
Kermit Gosnell, who performed hundreds of late term abortions and was convicted of the murder of three babies born alive and involuntary manslaughter of Karnamaya Mongar among other charges.
The Court recognized that the Nebraska statute was so vaguely worded that it might outlaw not just late term abortions but clearly constitutional pre-viability procedures.