Thursday, August 15, 2013

Impasse



It's a difficult question; providing for the live-born child of abortion.  It's a great burden on the mother and on the abortion provider as well, isn't it.      
Having made the decision to abort the child, now suddenly everything has changed.
Having made a mistake and found a solution, in a moment and unexpectedly, she's a parent. It's a difficult circumstance to resolve for the mother. It's a bit clearer perhaps when the questions are about the child. There are those two easily recognized sides of the issue, and a public discussion is needed. It's only an impasse when the answers given attend to just one side of the question.
  • We passed a law in '02 to protect these children. "[Born alive by] natural or induced labor, cesarean section, or induced abortion."[4]
  • In the U.S., the CDC records mortality statistics under ICD-10 code P96.4. Records show 362 abortions resulted in infants (i.e. first born alive) who died on the abortionist's table. These are reported in the most recently available 10-year period, 2001-2010.
Those figures are just the reported incidents.  Following the Kermit Gosnell trial in '13 where clinic workers testified to seeing more than 24 aborted babies born alive (none reported to CDC), we find that a more reasonable estimate is perhaps in the thousands.
There are hundreds like her who lived ...
and thousands were were killed after being born.

We know the answers.
What's the right question?



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