Scarcely a month has elapsed since the Gosnell verdict, but it’s already “old news.” Our mainstream media and our nation in general have sighed a big sigh of relief and gone back to life and death as usual. Even the scant mainstream media coverage afforded the trial at its height has disappeared into the distant past like an unpleasant scolding. But life and death continue unabated in America’s abortion clinics (abortuaries).
Then last Thursday John McCormack of The Weekly Standard magazine asked House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (a vociferous supporter of abortion) to explain the moral difference between Dr. Kermit Gosnell’s murder of infants born alive and legalized late-term abortion. Read more…
The following are some interesting and shocking statistics regarding abortion:
Summary: The womb, which should be the safest of all “places” for a human being, is incomparably more dangerous than this world:
- A baby is 4,142 times more likely to be killed in the womb than in the first four years of its life, and 2,911 times more likely to be killed in the womb than in the first 12 years of its life!
- A baby is 7.9 times more likely to be killed in the womb than to die of natural causes during the first year after birth.
- All abortions to end pregnancies caused by rape, incest, or to save the mother’s life represent less than 1% of the total number of abortions in the U.S. (0.2% rape + 0.5% incest + 0.01% medical).
- Therefore 99% or more of all abortions (1,400,000 annually) are performed for the CONVENIENCE of the parents. Read more…