(Prolifer)ations 4-6-10

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by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN

  • National Pro-Life Radio reports on a lawsuit against Obamacare by a nationwide doctors' group, the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons...
  • The doctors group says [the requirement to buy government-approved insurance starting in 2014] violates the 5th Amendment protection against the government forcing one person to pay cash to another. AAPS is the first to assert this important constitutional claim, it contends.

    AAPS also says the health care law violates the 10th Amendment, the Commerce Clause, and the provisions authorizing taxation....

    Just 28.7% of doctors supported the pro-abortion health care bill before the House approved it.

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  • Pro-Life Action League was shocked to discover that their address and phone number was listed on a fraudulent mailer sent out for an "At Home Abortion Kit." Many of these solicitations are going to pro-life organizations. The saying at the end of the mailer (which claims at home abortions up to the 8th month of pregnancy) says, "Because some secrets are for a woman's eyes alone."

    PLAL is still searching for who is behind this illegal solicitation.

  • RealChoice recounts a painful and horrifying story of one woman's suicide after her abortion, "leaving her family to sort out their own pain." How many women are missing due to suicide after abortions?

  • Wesley Smith points readers to a chilling interview found in Der Spiegel with Berlin ER doctor, Michael de Ridder. De Ridder believes doctors should be allowed to assist in the suicides of patients, and should have the right to refuse treatment for patients who could be disabled or whose "quality of life" they deem to be lower than they personally feel it should be.


  • Comments:

    "The saying at the end of the mailer (which claims at home abortions up to the 8th month of pregnancy) says, "Because some secrets are for a woman's eyes alone.""


    WOW. Mail fraud is a BIG deal. Hope they catch the perpetrators.
    Maybe the slogan will help identify the perps if someone who has heard it said comes forward.

    Posted by: Janet at April 6, 2010 3:41 PM


    So, if you abort yourself at 8 months at home, what do you do with the baby's corpse? Whatever happened to the criminal offense "Abuse of a Corpse"????? God in heaven help us. This world is so sickening!

    Posted by: Heather at April 6, 2010 3:42 PM


    Are they totally crazy??? First of all, a child can survive at 8 months. Then what? As an adult woman going through childbirth, I can tell you it can be a frightening experience. The pain, the pushing. You need to have a doctor and nurses present! Trying to go it alone is suicidal! What if you have preeclampsia? What if you're having twins? What if the baby is breech? What does the kit say? Insert pill into vagina, squat, push, and hope for the best? I'm speechless on this satanic crapola!!!

    Posted by: Heather at April 6, 2010 3:50 PM


    I think it is worth pointing out that the AAPS is a conservative group. They have physicians in their group, but they even get involved in things like gun control. Think of them more like a moveon than an actual doctor's group.

    Posted by: Ex-GOP Voter at April 6, 2010 6:13 PM


    The campaign against the Vatican is a hate campaign because of the Church's stance on abortion and homosexuality:

    http://lasalettejourney.blogspot.com/2010/04/vatican-says-what-ive-been-saying-all.html

    Posted by: Ann Duclos at April 6, 2010 6:13 PM


    Ex-GOP,
    Oh no! Then they couldn't possibly be correct!!
    Is that your point?

    Posted by: Janet at April 6, 2010 6:53 PM


    As I shared at Christina's blog, the story of Haley Mason, the girl who commited suicide after her abortion, always leaves me haunted. Four years ago, I tried to kill myself in a similiar Benedryl overdose. Looking back in retrospective, I wish I would of had the courage to reach out for help sooner and I wish Haley Mason had had the courage to also. And it breaks my heart that this young lady didn't know of or have access to any kind of counseling or post-abortion support.

    Posted by: Rachael C. at April 6, 2010 7:30 PM


    Janet - I'm just saying that there's a lot of medical groups out there - and if one has a fancy name, that doesn't give it credibility just because of the name.

    For instance, the AMA has about 240,000 members and supported reform. AAPS has about 4,000 members. AMA is more of a pure association, while AAPS is more of a lobbying/political group.

    Posted by: Ex-GOP Voter at April 6, 2010 7:46 PM


    *Four years ago, I tried to kill myself, meaning I attempted suicide. I've been diagnosed with major depression for the last 8 yrs.

    Posted by: Rachael C. at April 6, 2010 8:11 PM


    Patient: Please help me, Doctor! I'm in pain!

    Michael de Ridder: Too bad. You're disabled and I think you have a low quality of life.

    Patient: I have a husband and four children! My oldest daughter is getting married in four months! My oldest son's wife is pregnant with their first child! I'm working on writing a novel! I volunteer for charitable organizations whenever the pain allows me to!

    Michael de Ridder: Like I give a #@!&. Out of my face, you inferior human being.

    Posted by: Marauder at April 6, 2010 8:14 PM


    Rachael C.: I'm so sorry to hear about that. I've spent more of my life with depression than I have without depression. I hope things are better for you now, to at least some degree.

    Posted by: Marauder at April 6, 2010 8:17 PM


    Rachael, I am also very sorry to hear of your depression. I suffered for many years as well. There sure were days I wished for death. I am happy to report no serious bouts in about 2 years. I'll keep you in my prayers. You too Maurderer!

    Posted by: Heather at April 6, 2010 8:25 PM


    For instance, the AMA has about 240,000 members and supported reform. AAPS has about 4,000 members. AMA is more of a pure association, while AAPS is more of a lobbying/political group.
    Posted by: Ex-GOP Voter at April 6, 2010 7:46 PM

    That is NOT true. The AMA is made up of very, very few practicing physicians. It is mostly made up of medical students and those practicing in academia.

    Posted by: Elisabeth at April 6, 2010 11:09 PM


    Elisabeth, you beat me to it. They represent less than 20% of all physicians, although assuming EGV prefers sources such as Media Matters, he might see a figure as high as 30%. No matter how he spins, an AMA endorsement is not an endorsement by the majority of US physicians.

    AMA is more of a pure association, while AAPS is more of a lobbying/political group.

    And his description of the AMA as "pure" is laughable. They're a "heavy hitter" among lobbyists according to OpenSecrets.org. He also fails to mention the AMA's monopoly on CPT codes, giving them financial incentive to support Obamacare.

    Posted by: Fed Up at April 7, 2010 12:11 AM


    I grabbed the numbers from Wikipedia - estimation is about 15-20% of practicing physicians - 150K about after factoring out med school students and professors.

    We could take another 100K off and they'd still be 12 times the size of the other group.

    I'm not saying the other group is bad - I'm just saying the way that the headline was phrased made it sound like a big deal when it is not. That's all I'm saying. Giving perspective.

    Posted by: Ex-GOP Voter at April 7, 2010 6:17 AM


    They beat Clinton Care Folks...BIG ENOUGH!!!

    Posted by: Vonda at April 7, 2010 7:19 AM


    Ex-GOP: the salient point to consider here is"Do most Health providers oppose Obamacare?" not how many belong to this or thta organization.

    Posted by: George at April 7, 2010 9:55 PM


    Thank you for your words of support. Things are getting better depression-wise for me, I'm just mildly to moderately depressed most of the time, although I relapsed last year and I still occasionaly experience major depressive episodes. I'm learning to better manager my symptoms and to know triggers and have since learned to recognize my depressive symptoms and the warning signs that my depresion might be getting worse, so that I can take steps to lesson the symptoms and make an appointment with my doctor or counselor sooner than later. Also, on a positive note, I've become an advocate for mental illness awareness and ending the stigma often surrounding mental illness. Coming up in May is the Indiana NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Walks and I hope to be participating again this year, as I have in the last few.

    Posted by: Rachael C. at April 11, 2010 6:52 PM