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Abortion for Disabled Babies: Who’s to Blame?

Nomas Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 9:49 AM
Well, what do you know. All that anyone who wanted to know definitively when life begins ever needed to do was ask Gilchrist! Now that we finally have that settled let's get anti-abortion laws passed based on that standard.

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...