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Abortion for Disabled Babies: Who’s to Blame?

Earl29 Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 4:29 PM
I'm sorry Jennifer Morbelli is dead. I am even more sorry that Madison Leigh Morbelli, the innocent victim, is dead. The people most deserving of contempt in this narrative are the despicable bigots who demand that members of the human species meet some arbitrary standard before they are considered to be human. On the other hand, avoiding the disdain of bigots.is not sufficient cause for killing the innocent.

Jennifer Morbelli’s baby had a name. The baby registry was complete, filled with already-purchased items like the book “I’ll Love You Forever.” The nursery was set up. Jennifer Morbelli’s baby, Madison Leigh, was a wanted child—and only seven weeks shy of birth.

Instead, mother and child both died last week from a botched late-term abortion. After learning that Madison had severe birth defects and a short life expectancy, Jennifer and her husband turned to Leroy Carhart, one of the only doctors in the country who performs third-trimester abortions. On February 7th, Jennifer was rushed to the emergency room. (When...