Obama and Planned Parenthood

Obama and that “late-term thing”

Obama has fought to keep abortion legal near birth, during birth, and after birth.

Abortion near Birth

The most common late-term abortion procedure is called the D&E (dilation and evacuation) procedure. In this procedure, forceps are used to remove the fetus piece by piece from the womb. Abortion doctors describe the physical difficulty of performing this procedure:

The procedure changes significantly at 21 weeks because the fetal tissues become much more cohesive and difficult to dismember … scissors may be necessary to decapitate and dismember the fetus. -Dr. Warren Hern

D&E’s, the procedure typically used for later abortions, have always been somewhat problematic because of the toughness and development of the fetal tissues. … I just kept doing D&E’s because that was what I was comfortable with, up until 24 weeks. But they were very tough. Sometimes it was a 45-minute operation. -Dr. Martin Haskell

This procedure is performed while the fetus is still alive.

We would attack the lower part of the lower extremity first, remove, you know, possibly a foot, then the lower leg at the knee and then finally we get to the hip. And typically when the abortion procedure is started we typically know that the fetus is still alive … we can feel it move as we’re making our initial grasps…It’s not unusual at the start of D&E procedures that a limb is acquired first … prior to anything having been done that would have caused the fetal demise. -Dr. Martin Haskell

This is a four-step medical diagram of the procedure (disturbing images):

1) The body parts are grasped at random with a long toothed clamp.

2) The body parts are pulled from the fetal body out the vaginal canal.

3) The remaining body parts are grasped and pulled out.

4) The head is grasped and crushed in order to remove it from the vaginal canal.

As he explains in this video, Obama believes that women have the right to choose this procedure (the “late-term thing”). He does not believe that the government should “meddle in that choice.”

Abortion during Birth

Because of the physical difficulty of the D&E procedure, Dr. Haskell developed a new procedure called the D&X (dilation and extraction), or “partial-birth” abortion procedure. In a D&X abortion, the fetus is simply delivered intact, instead of in pieces. As the doctor delivers the fetus, he tears open the skull with forceps or scissors and evacuates the contents with a suction device.

Though arguably a less painful way to die than the typical D&E procedure, the D&X procedure was banned in the U.S. in 2003.

While in the Illinois State Senate, Obama voted against a state version of the partial-birth abortion ban. While in the U.S. Senate, he publicly denounced Gonzales vs. Carhart (2007), which upheld the federal ban, stating, “I strongly disagree with today’s Supreme Court ruling.”

Abortion after Birth

On rare occasions, a fetus survives an abortion attempt and is born alive. The baby is then discarded and left to die.

After one such incident in Illinois, a bill (SB1082) was proposed which would have prevented doctors from withholding care from babies who are born alive. The bill was amended to contain the following clarifying clause:

Nothing in this section shall be construed to affirm, deny, expand, or contract any legal status or legal right applicable to any member of the species Homo sapiens at any point prior to being born alive as defined in this section.

Nevertheless, Obama led the charge against the bill and successfully defeated it in the Health and Human Services Committee. In a series of blatant lies, he subsequently denied this, but the fact is thoroughly documented. This is a copy of the final vote. DPA means Do Pass as Amended.

  • http://www.facebook.com/cassie.powell.50 Cassie Powell

    Oh God help this nation…..

  • Bubbalouwee

    The holocaust continues and our culture becomes more and more desensitized to killing. Our Lady of Guadalupe, pray for us.

  • http://twitter.com/JustaWretch Its me, Bruce

    Each unborn child represents countless ‘possibilities’. I wish the ‘possibilities’ of the child named Barack Obama had turned out as something that Glorified God and less of an argument in favor of abortion.

  • Shelley

    Disgusting! I’ve said all along that Pres Obama is evil.

    • http://www.facebook.com/joshthebosh96 Josh Ko

      I’d call the adjective “evil” a little harsh. I think that he is trying to do what’s right. Nonetheless, I don’t think he understands the sanctity of unborn life, and we need someone willing to stand up for the voiceless!

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1617107911 Gladys Whipple Hurtis

        He understands fully. He just doesn’t believe the same things that a Christian believes.

        • Deb Plummer

          In some circles that’s called judgmentalism. I don’t think any of us is able to read his mind. He identifies himself as a Christian. That’s between him and God.

      • http://celebrity-smack.com/ Celebrity Smack

        hence the problem with this nation, we don’t know evil when we see it. This is also why Kim Jung Un is allowed to torture 25,000,000 people as the world looks on. Then one morning millions in Seoul die and many more are maimed by a nuclear blast and only then will anyone have enough outrage to do anything and that outrage will last roughly a year. That’s why so many have forgotten 9/11 but at least they were momentarily outraged, yet as many people die every day from abortion as died on 9/11… In the words of MLK Jr.:

        “He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps
        to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is
        really cooperating with it.”

  • http://www.facebook.com/achagnon7 Annemarie Vinci Chagnon

    this makes me ill

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1617107911 Gladys Whipple Hurtis

    I’m surprised this document didn’t get trash canned along with all of the other evidence of who/what we have placed in the highest position of the land.

  • sweet pea

    I’ve never understood This. If pro choice people believe that it’s not the government’s responsibility to “meddle” with a woman’s choice, then why is the government providing funding for these choices?

  • http://twitter.com/EileenSlovak Eileen Slovak

    Very informative, thank you.

  • Peter Dickinson

    Have mercy on us Lord. For such as these bairns Jesus died