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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They don't want to have to vote on infanticide because they know the rest of the country doesn't agree-77 percent of Americans support protections for abortion survivors and 62 percent oppose late-term abortion.
"To defend the dignity of every person, I am asking Congress to pass legislation to prohibit the late-term abortion of children who can feel pain in the mother's womb.
Sanders took on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in the interview, and blasted the Democrats for supporting late-term abortion.
"But these Democrats voting in the Democratic primary presumably looked at the ballot and said, 'Davis, Davis - that's the late-term abortion person.
She shared the story of her late-term abortion and how she came to regret it.
Yet there is a very simple, straightforward strategy for seizing the high ground on abortion in a way that transcends the normal divisions and commands wide popular support: Focus on the horror of late-term abortion -- and get it banned.
By showing rather than telling, After Tiller depicts late-term abortion as the complex moral dilemma that it is for patients and doctors alike.
The first sentence of the grand jury report that brought to justice one of the nation's most notorious abortionists and mass murderers is unintentionally profound: "This case is about a doctor who killed babies and endangered women." Although these few words are intended to describe only the horrific case of Kermit Gosnell, the 72-year-old physician who was convicted May 13 of murdering three babies born alive during late-term abortion procedures, in reality they prophetically condemn America's entire multi-billion-dollar slaughterhouse abortion industry, which over the past 40 years has been responsible for the murders of an estimated 50 million pre-born babies at all levels of development.
The title of the documentary After Tiller refers to the future of late-term abortion in the U.S., embodied by the four providers who remain in the wake of the murder of their friend and colleague, George Tiller, who was shot in his Wichita church by anti-abortion activist Scott Roeder in 2009.
Chapters also highlight controversies, e.g., the current ones over the autism- mercury link and late-term abortion for fetuses with deformities, and the longstanding one over deaf-mute Helen Keller's achievements.
George Tiller, a lifelong women's rights champion and late-term abortion provider, was murdered on May 31, 2009, while attending church, the only location to which he ever went without a bullet-proof vest.
_ May 31, 2009: Prominent late-term abortion provider George Tiller is shot and killed in a Wichita church where he was serving as an usher.