Date: Wed, Jan 31, 2007, 7:42am
From: (Rogi Riverstone)
"Partian birth" abortion is misnamed. It implies the baby would have
lived, if nobody had interfered.
These are late-term pregnancies of horribly deformed babies, who will
not survive without nutrients from the mothers' bodies. They will die,
outside the womb. Even though they will not have normal -- or even
functionally below normal -- brain function, they will die agonizing
Now, that's only the "living" babies.
Most of these late term procedures are done on babies WHO ARE DEAD
inside the mother!
The safest way to remove the dead tissue (which can kill the mother) is
by removing it vaginally, in pieces.
It is a horrible situation. The mother is grieving the death of her
child. Her health and life are in tremendous danger. And the state is
telling her doctor not to perform a necessary, medical procedure to save
So, doctors are having to perform emergency C-sections to remove these
dead babies. This puts the mother at greater risk of dying, as it cuts
open her belly and her uterus. She is probably already compromised. She
may suffer blood poisoning, from the dead baby inside her. Interfering
with her circulation, by cutting into her, can spread the poisons and
These procedures are RARELY done and then only in emergencies.
I thought the Conservatives believed in keeping the government out of
our lives? Why does that not pertain to women's bodies, and the medical
professionals who CARE for women's bodies?