By Wesley J. Smith Editor’s note. This reposted column from a year ago, unfortunately, paints an unchanged, dismal picture of all but two Senate Democrats today. Support for unlimited abortion has bled over from up to and including birth to after a baby survives an abortion–once famously described as “After Birth Abortion.” The Senate is planning …Continue reading "From Supporting Abortion to Not Opposing Infanticide"
By Paul Stark, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) Editor’s note. Today’s look back at what appeared in NRL News Today a year ago is a reminder of what lurks just beneath the opposition of Democrats to treating abortion survivors with the same care you would any other baby delivered at a similar point in …Continue reading "One Year Ago: How opposition to protecting abortion survivors points to growing specter of infanticide"
By Sarah Terzo A midwife gives the following testimony: A midwife for almost 9 years, I can testify that babies born from late abortions (case of abortion on medical grounds) without feticide, usually between 20 and 24 weeks gestation, may be born alive. The medical team is then often uncomfortable and either puts the baby …Continue reading "Midwife: Babies born alive after abortions are allowed to die"
By the Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues El Salvador has one of the strongest laws in the world protecting the lives of unborn children. This fact has led to a false narrative that has gone global about a group of 17 women about whom it is claimed have been, or were, imprisoned in El Salvador …Continue reading "The macabre proposal to tolerate infanticide, in the name of abortion rights"
By Right to Life UK ‘After-birth abortion’—infanticide– for babies with a disability is supported by more than 9 in 10 Belgian physicians surveyed, a shocking new research paper into abortion attitudes has revealed. A poll of healthcare professionals in Flanders, Belgium found 93.6% of physicians surveyed “agree that in the event of a serious (non-lethal) …Continue reading "94% of Belgian doctors surveyed support ‘after-birth abortion’ for babies with disabilities"
By Wesley J. Smith German doctors were hanged at Nuremberg for killing disabled infants — part of the medical Holocaust. That same act — killing a baby because he or she is disabled or terminally ill — is now accepted with a shrug in the Netherlands under a bureaucratic infanticide checklist known as the Groningen …Continue reading "Belgian Neonatologists Support Eugenic Late-Term Abortion and Infanticide"
By Right to Life UK ‘After-birth abortion’ or infanticide for babies with a disability is supported by more than 9 in 10 Belgian physicians surveyed, a shocking new research paper into abortion attitudes has revealed. A poll of healthcare professionals in Flanders, Belgium found 93.6% of physicians surveyed “agree that in the event of a …Continue reading "94% of Belgian doctors surveyed support ‘after-birth abortion’ for babies with disabilities"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. As is our custom now, every other day or so, we are reposting a particularly relevant story that appeared exactly one year prior. This post is particularly apropos for you will see, in a separate story today, that media apologists for Democrats again minimize and ignore the party’s unwaverign support …Continue reading "Another failed effort to hide Democrats’ support for infanticide"
By Dave Andrusko “God sometimes does His work with gentle drizzle, not storms. Drip. Drip. Drip.” — John Newton, from the film, “Amazing Grace.” Newton, at one time a slave trader, penned that great hymn following his conversion. William Wilberforce was born in 1759 in Yorkshire, England. Unfortunately, Wilberforce is not known today nearly as well …Continue reading "The “smell of death,” the shock of recognition, and the evasion of passive infanticide"
By Wesley J. Smith The Senate is planning to vote the week after next on S.311, “The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.” Here are its core terms: Congress finds the following:(1) If an abortion results in the live birth of an infant, the infant is a legal person for all purposes under the laws of the …Continue reading "From Supporting Abortion to Not Opposing Infanticide"
By Texas Right to Life Trinity Lewis, mother of Baby Tinslee, spoke out about her daughter’s case for the first time since last Thursday’s anti-Life ruling and the following reprieve the family won on Friday. Trinity stated the 10-Day Rule “takes away my job as her mother and let’s other people who do not even …Continue reading "Baby Tinslee’s mother speaks out"
Autonomy over Human Dignity By John Stonestreet & Roberto Rivera Among the pagan practices vanquished by early Christians was infanticide. As Christianity fades in the West, so do our defenses against infanticide in all its grisly forms. Since its beginning, the pro-life movement has argued that the logic that justified abortion-on-demand could, at some point, …Continue reading "The Pagan Logic of Infanticide"