Sunday, March 31, 2013

Live-Birth Abortion? Just Kill the Baby Afterwards

Alisa LaPolt Snow, a lobbyist with the Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates, testified before the Florida legislature that if a baby survives an attempted abortion and is born alive, breathing on its own, it must be the mother's and/or abortionist's choice to murder the infant.

For background, read Planned Parenthood Kills a Baby Every 94 Seconds and also read Abortion Seriously Injures Thousands Yearly: Study as well as President Obama Makes New Promise to Fund Killing Babies

-- From "Planned Parenthood Official Argues for Right to Post-Birth Abortion" by John McCormack, The Weekly Standard 3/29/13

Florida legislators considering a bill to require abortionists to provide medical care to an infant who survives an abortion were shocked during a committee hearing this week when a Planned Parenthood official endorsed a right to post-birth abortion.

"So, um, it is just really hard for me to even ask you this question because I’m almost in disbelief," said Rep. Jim Boyd. "If a baby is born on a table as a result of a botched abortion, what would Planned Parenthood want to have happen to that child that is struggling for life?”

"We believe that any decision that's made should be left up to the woman, her family, and the physician," said Planned Parenthood lobbyist Snow.

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From "Planned Parenthood rep raises eyebrows in testimony on bill protecting babies born after botched abortions" posted at 3/29/13

"Planned Parenthood condemns any physician who does not follow the law or endangers a woman's or a child's health, but we don't believe that politicians should be the ones who decide what constitutes the best, medically appropriate treatment in any given situation," [Alisa LaPolt Snow] said in a prepared statement.

. . . Another lawmaker made the point that the baby born alive would become a patient as well, not just the mother.

"That's a very good question," Snow said. "I really don't know how to answer that."

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From "Planned Parenthood lobbyist opposes Florida's Infants Born Alive Act" by Andrea Johnson, Minot Daily News 3/31/13

Snow told incredulous legislators that she doesn't know how common it is for a child to be born alive during an abortion or what abortion doctors commonly do when this happens. She testified that Planned Parenthood sees logistical issues in the requirement to transport a child born alive to a hospital or trauma center. What happens, she asked, if the abortion clinic is in a rural setting, an hour's drive away from a hospital?

The bill was H.B. 1129, the Infants Born Alive Act. Despite Snow's testimony, it passed with the support of both Democrats and Republicans.

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