A Very Thin, Very Red Line

Posted: Apr 28, 2013 7:30 PM

To add to Daniel's post below highlighting the horrifying (but important) Live Action film: In a fabulous column, Kyle Smith discusses at length another troubling aspect of the abortion industry in this country.  Like the old joke about Washington goes, what's shocking isn't what's illegal -- what's shocking is what is legal.  The fact is, there's a pretty thin and blurry line between late-term legal abortion and infanticide.

To illustrate his point, Smith relates some real life anecdotes.  Read the whole thing, but here's one conversation that ensued after a woman with a 23-week-old unborn child (babies in NY can be aborted up to 24 weeks) asked a clinic employee what would happen if the chlld emerged alive and intact:

The employee assigned to take note of medical history reassured the woman, “We never had that for ages” (a seeming admission that a baby did survive abortion at the clinic at least once) but that should “it” “survive this,” “They would still have to put it in like a jar, a container, with solution, and send it to the lab. . . . We don’t just throw it out in the garbage.”

Oh, and this innocuous-sounding “solution” was, of course, a toxic substance suitable for killing an infant.

“Like, what if it was twitching?” asked the pregnant woman.

“The solution will make it stop,” said the clinic employee. “That’s the whole purpose of the solution . . . It will automatically stop. It won’t be able to breathe anymore.”

"It," indeed.

As Smith points out, the President has repeatedly denounced the "special interest" gun lobby that, in his view, is responsible for the deaths of innocent children.  About the "special interest" abortion lobby, he's been far more enthusiastic.