Medically necessary ??? Don’t buy it …
Phil Prucey, Chairman, Conservative Party, Ohio
When liberal democrats speak of abortion, one of their defining excuses for these horrific acts are “for the health and safety of the mother”. I am not a physician (not even close), however I have experienced many situations in my life, one of which was the premature birth of my second son. His birth was induced in effort to “cure” a condition known as Preeclampsia .
I won’t go into details about the condition, only to say that the only effective method of correcting this ailment is to induce labor of the unborn child. Notice that I did not say to abort the child.
In our case, my wife was experiencing the complications of preeclampsia, and was rushed to Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital for an emergency C-section delivery (at roughly 26 weeks into the pregnancy). We were very fortunate that she received excellent care, and both she and my newborn son are both alive and healthy.
This runs contrary to the liberal talking point of “abort for the health of the mother” argument. The bottom line is this: THERE IS NO MEDICALLY NECESSARY REASON FOR ABORTION. This is not a determination based on my own experiences, but is a statement of fact, backed up by Dr. Anthony Levatino, who is a board certified obstetrician-gynecologist, as well as a board member of the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, working at the Albany Medical Center.
Now that this fact is established, there is certainly no reason for late-term abortions. So what about abortions performed earlier in the pregnancy ? Again, no medical condition requires an abortion to maintain the health of the mother. Period. So, the next time you hear the liberals using lies to justify the killing of innocent unborn children, make sure to provide the undeniable facts.
In closing, here are some abortion statistics* that liberals do not want you to know:
1: Unmarried women account for roughly 86% of all U.S. abortions
2: Black women are 3.5 times more likely to have an abortion than whites
3: Only 1.5% of all aborted pregnancies in the U.S. are requested due to rape or incest
4: Black unborn children represent 40% of the total U.S. abortions, blacks in total only account for 13% of the U.S. population
5: Women below the federal poverty level represent 49% of all U.S. abortions
By observation, and based on the facts, it appears that the strongest and most reliable liberal democrat supporters (ie: poor blacks) are being mislead by their elected leaders. Let’s work together as conservatives to inform and educate all those continue to support those causing the most harm.
*Facts and figures obtained from abort73.com, focusonthefamily.com, The Guttmacher Institute