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Does Carhart have a friend on the inside?

a470b078-5ece-4f99-8bca-4830b5722440On February 7, 29-yr-old Jennifer Morbelli, pictured right, died at a Maryland hospital the morning after LeRoy Carhart completed the abortion of her 33-wk-old baby in the Germantown, Maryland, mill at which he worked.

Ironically, the day before Morbelli died the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene issued licenses to all 17 abortion clinics in the state without ever having inspected them, even though abortion clinic regulations had been enacted in November 2012.

Would Feinstein oppose abortion if they used guns to kill babies?

imageLast week Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz got Democrat colleague Dianne Feinstein’s “dander up,” as she later described her temper tantrum, when during a Judiciary Committee meeting he questioned the constitutionality of an assault weapons ban she had introduced. Feinstein snapped:

Obama on Obamacare vs. Obama on Partial Birth Abortion Ban

Vote tally on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010

House: 219 aye (all D) , 212 no (178 R, 34 D)

Senate: 56 aye (all D) , 43 no (40 R, 3 D)

Vote tally on Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003

House: 281 aye (218 R, 63 D), 142 (4 R, 137 D, 1 I)

Senate: 64 aye (47 R, 17 D), 34 no (3 R, 30 D, 1 I)

Responding to a question on Obamacare during an April 2 press conference, President Obama admonished the U.S. Supreme Court not to take the “unprecedented and extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically elected Congress”…

Stephen Colbert creates partial-birth abortion drinking game

For quite some time elements of the Left have been mocking that which they think the Right holds sacred, from burning the American flag to sticking a crucifix of Jesus in urine. Lately the The Crass Ones have landed on abortion, laughing about aborted fetus cookies and abortion Christmas ornaments while tweeting  #abortionclinicplaylistsongs. Worse, they […]

CLOSED: Infamous Los Angeles late-term abortion clinic

The website now reverts to a listing of Los Angeles area abortion mills. (I only got the above screenshot via the wayback machine.) The 800 number has been disconnected, and the local number rings to a message stating, “Our office is closed. We no longer accept patients.”

NPR affiliate: Banning partial-birth abortion a waste of time

[P]artial-birth abortion has been illegal under federal law for years. Congress passed a ban 8 years ago that was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2007. There have been no legal partial birth abortions in Michigan or anywhere else since that time. So … why are the legislators wasting time doing this, in a […]

Scandal: ACOG’s collusion with the White House to rewrite objective medical opinion to fit subjective political script

UDPATE, 1:09p:

Perfect for Halloween: new FRC ad reminds voters of Obama’s ghastly support of partial birth abortion

One year anniversary of Barack Obama’s FOCA Fest

It was one year ago today that Barack Obama spoke at a Planned Parenthood Action Fund here or watch this clip: Obama made his remark in response to a question from the audience…

Gloria Feldt: “Why I didn’t write a check for Obama last night”

Relevant magazine must certainly be enjoying its 15 minutes. The backlash continues re: statements Obama made in a “mental distress” and Huffington Post and

ARTL crashes NRLC’s party

Last year members of CO Right to Life openly challenged National Right to Life’s support (among others) of the Partial Birth Abortion Ban by taking out newspaper ads and ousted as an affiliate. That led to the American Right to Life, which is now focused on establishing personhood at conception through state and federal legislative […]

What Obama supports

As we’ve been discussing the past couple days, Barack and Michelle Obama fully support partial birth abortion. In fact, they’ve gone so far as to attempt to raise money by

The difference between the federal, MI, and VA partial birth abortion bans

Last April the US Supreme Court upheld the federal Partial Birth Abortion Ban. Liberty Council filed VA Society for Human Life and the

Michelle Obama’s partial birth abortion fundraising letter

(UPDATE, 5-21, 2:30a: Also see Obama: “Lay off my wife”.) In February 2004, Michelle Obama wrote a fundraising letter during her husband’s 2004 US Senate campaign claiming the partial birth abortion ban “is clearly unconstitutional” and “a flawed law.” I’d like to ask Michelle to explain her legal opinion about this law the Supremes went […]

Obama: “Lay off my wife”?

(UPDATE, 5-21, 2:30a: I’ve separated this post into 2, spotlighting Michelle Obama’s fear-mongering fundraising letter an ad the TN GOP is airing that repeats back Michelle’s own anti-American words. Here’s the GMA clip: Michelle can say whatever she wants unchallenged? I thought Barack and Michelle were feminists? Does Barack not think Michelle equipped to debate […]

Vogue: partial birth abortion chic

Pavone and PBA

Pro-lifers have had numerous heated exchanges on this blog and in print and radio about the Supreme Court’s Partial-Birth Abortion Ban decision, lifting the lid on familial differences of opinion on how to win the war against abortion. Accusations by pro-lifers against the ban are still quite fierce. You can catch up on the conversation […]

Partial Birth Abortion Ban and fetal pain

Pro-lifers opposing the Partial Birth Abortion Ban say it will force abortionists to commit more torturous abortions, and this may be true. Whereas the PBA Ban prohibits breech abortions of babies delivered past the navel and head-first abortions of babies delivered past the chin, some pro-lifers say abortionists will now simply deliver a baby’s legs […]

Gains from PBA ban

I said two nights ago I would post how the Partial Birth Abortion Ban helped the pro-life cause. I polls dating back to when PBA was page 2] Although a couple specific conclusions differ, long-term polls clearly show an American opinion shift on abortion. Was it due to the PBA revelations? I think so, at […]

Inside baseball: PBA, etc.

I Americans United for Life, speak on this topic last week, and he gave me permission for me to post these points….

Pro-life dissension on PBA ban

Pro-abort hardliners aren’t all who oppose the Partial Birth Abortion Ban. Some pro-life hardliners do as well. From

Will work for brain food

[Hat tip: Fran at

No more partial birth abortions? There’s always disarticulation abortions.

Syndicated columnist Kathleen Parker wants to reassure those frightened about dwindling abortion options following the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Partial Birth Abortion Ban. (I know pro-aborts hate that term, preferring it called the Dilatation and Extraction Abortion Ban or the Intact Dilatation and Evacuation Ban. Sorry.)

  
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25-emily-bazelon-headshot-articleInlineby Kelli

One of the tricky parts about medical abortion is that these drugs work all the way through a pregnancy, although they become less effective and the rate of complication rises in the course of pregnancy. So it is not recommended to have a second-trimester medical abortion without the supervision of a doctor. It’s not as if someone couldn’t try. But it is certainly a risk. It’s not happening, but theoretically it could.

There’s also a deeper question here. If you know there is a risk someone can misuse a drug, what do you do about it? One of the things that people who advocate for medical abortions say is that there are drugs like Tylenol on the shelves of every pharmacy that anyone could buy and overdose on and kill themselves. You can buy bleach. It doesn’t mean we make those substances unavailable.

What do you do with the possibility that women might misuse these drugs? Do you take it away from them? Or do you trust them?

~ New York Times writer Emily Bazelon, responding to the question, “Could the women who are requesting abortion drugs from Women on Web lie about how far along in their pregnancies they are?”, as quoted in “Behind the Cover Story: Emily Bazelon on Medical Abortion Through the Mail,” The 6th Floor, September 1

[Photo via The 6th Floor]

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