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WHY PRO-LIFE CATHOLICS SHOULD STRIVE TO BAN LATE-TERM SECOND-TRIMESTER D&E ABORTIONS

April 25, 2010

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Many pro-life activists ask, “Why are you dedicating so much effort to late-term 2nd-trimester D&E abortions in America, which in total number some 20,000 a year, when the real pro-life task is to abolish most-all abortions which number some 1,300,000 annually?” My answer is that there is a good chance of legislatively banning D&E (Dilation […]

RELIGION OR LOCALE – DOMINANT FACTOR/S IN BEING PRO-LATE-TERM-ABORTION?

April 14, 2010

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Analysis of the House and U.S. Senate votes on the Partial Birth Abortion ban Act of 2003 may give an indication as to what motivated certain legislators to support a late-term abortion procedure like D&X Dilation & Extraction (Partial Birth) Abortion of infants at 21 through 27 weeks’ (late second trimester) gestation, when the infants […]

WHY DID HALF OF CATHOLIC SENATORS VOTE TO CONTINUE PARTIAL BIRTH ABORTION?

April 11, 2010

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On October 21, 2003,  ten Catholic U.S. Senators voted against the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act.  It passed 64-33 in the Senate, and 281-142 in the House.  Five of the Catholic Senators voting to preserve the horrific method of late term abortion called ‘Partial Birth Abortion”, more formally and medically termed D&X Dilation & Extraction, […]

New England Journal of Medicine Abortion Author is Also Director of Catholic Democrats

April 11, 2010

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The March 17th NEJM article by Patrick Whelan, M.D., Ph.D., “Abortion Rates and Universal Health Care”, concluded that “the possibility of some federal subsidization of overall healthcare, for a fraction of the additional 31 million people who would be covered, would not mean a significant or even a likely increase in the number of abortions […]

50-YEAR LIFE SENTENCE FOR DR. TILLER’S MURDERER FINE: AP’S REPORTING IS NOT.

April 2, 2010

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The Associated Press article in today’s Wall Street Journal (04/02/2010, page A4) has the following lead sentence;  “The man who murdered one of the few U.S. doctors who performed late-term abortions, was sentenced Thursday..” (emphasis added). Dr. Tiller of Wichita, Kansas, was NOT one of the few U.S. doctors to perform late-term abortions (see earlier […]