Earlier this month Democrats in New York State shocked the consciences of tens of millions of Americans when they passed, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed, legislation that, according to some experts whoâ€™ve read the measure, allows doctors to kill an unborn baby right up to term.
Worse,Â asÂ NewsTargetÂ reports, the legislation also permits non-physicians to perform abortions, thereby dramatically increasing the number of providers who could be available for the procedure.
The news site noted further:
The bill, named the Reproductive Health Act, uses an overly broad â€œhealthâ€ exception for third-term abortions which many people find repugnant. Even health professionals within the field of obstetrics say thatÂ third-term abortions are never necessary; at that point, the child should just be delivered, not murdered.
Now, another Democratic governor, Ralph Northam of Virginia, gave his tacit support Wednesday for legislation introduced in the State Assembly of his state that repeals current restrictions on when abortions can legally be performed,Â National ReviewÂ reported. (Related:Â Here are the names of the human child MURDERERS in the NY Senate who passed the bill legalizing infanticide.)
â€œThis morning onÂ WTOPâ€™sÂ â€˜Ask The Governor,â€ Virginia governor Ralph Northam defended the new abortion bill introduced by state Democrats this month, the Repeal Act, which would legalize abortion up to the point of birth,â€ the magazine reported.
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The billâ€™s chief sponsor is Del. Kathy Tran (D). According to her legislation, if approved and signed into law by Northam, women would be able to receive an abortion up to, but right before, natural full-term delivery.
TheÂ WTOPÂ hostÂ asked NorthamÂ if he agreed with the language and premise of Tranâ€™s bill, and this is what he said:
This is why decisions such as this should be made by providers, physicians, and the mothers and fathers that are involved. When we talk about third-trimester abortions, these are done with the consent of obviously the mother, with the consent of the physician â€” more than one physician, by the way â€” and itâ€™s done in cases where there may be severe deformities. There may be a fetus thatâ€™s non-viable.
But that wasnâ€™t the only disturbing thing that Northam said.
â€œIf a mother is in labor, I can tell you exactly what would happen,â€ he continued. â€œThe infant would be delivered. The infant would be kept comfortable. The infant would be resuscitated if thatâ€™s what the mother and the family desired, and then a discussion would ensue between the physicians and the mother.â€
In other words, the medical facility would keep the baby â€œcomfortableâ€ until the mother and abortion doctor decided what to do next, which directly implies that the result might be ending the babyâ€™s life.
National ReviewÂ noted that either Northam isnâ€™t fully aware of what Tranâ€™s bill says or heâ€™s being intentionally dishonest about it. The legislation specifically removes a current requirement that there are three doctors who must agree a woman must have a late-term abortion for her health. Under a provision in Tranâ€™s bill, only the consent of the mother and the abortion physician would be required. And in fact, she noted during an Assembly hearing on her bill that yes, it included abortions in mothers who are full-term.
But is abomination even legal? Not according to the provisions of the 1973 Supreme Court rulingÂ Roe v. WadeÂ legalizing abortion in all 50 states, as well as current federal statures,Â The National SentinelÂ reports.Â
Roe v. WadeÂ allows women to have the procedure up to the point of fetal â€œviability,â€ a term which is now constantly under debate as neonatal care and technology dramatically improves chances for early birth survival.
Two things are obvious. The extreme Left-wing Democrat Party is now pushing full-on for all-out infanticide, and no matter how Northam tries to spin his comments, he’s on board with it.
A version of this story first appeared in NewsTarget.
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