Legalizing More Abortions
Radio Commentary, 90.7, 91.7 New Life FM, February 13, 2015 – By Sue Ella Deadwyler
In recent years, pro-life advocates worked long and hard to get the Woman’s Right to Know Act passed to limit as many abortions as possible. Now, that law is under attack. S.B. 39 was introduced by Senator Nan Orrock January 26th to authorize abortions after the second trimester, if two physicians and two consulting physicians certify abortion would preserve the life of the woman, which they never identify as an expectant mother.
S.B. 39 would eliminate current law requiring abortion doctors to preserve the life of the unborn child. In fact, it removes the word “child” from current law and substitutes the phrase “product of the abortion,” then requires medical aid for a surviving fetus to be supplied ONLY if the “product of abortion” is capable of “meaningful life,” a totally subject phrase that allows the abortion doctor to choose life or death for any child that survives an abortion.
A “medical emergency” is redefined as any condition that so complicates the medical condition of the female that an abortion is necessary to avert her death or serious risk of substantial impairment of her bodily function, but the bill has no “emergency” care for the baby. Continue reading