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Sen. Sasse to Va. governor after ‘infanticide’ remark: ‘Get the hell out of public office’

By Jon Dougherty, editor-in-chief

Days after Democrats in the state of New York passed, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed, legislation legalizing late-term abortion up to due dates under certain conditions, as well as, some say, the killing of babies outside the womb if they survive the abortion procedure, another Democratic governor is in hot water with some conservatives over comments he made regarding “infanticide.”

Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam, in a Wednesday morning interview, could not definitely answer whether he supports abortion right up until birth, even suggesting that an infant could be born while the mother and her doctor then discuss what should happen next, which would include killing the newborn, The National Review reported.

“If a mother is in labor, I can tell you exactly what would happen. The infant would be delivered. The infant would be kept comfortable. The infant would be resuscitated if that’s what the mother and the family desired, and then a discussion would ensue between the physicians and the mother,” Northam said in a WTOP interview.

“This is morally repugnant,” Sasse said in a statement.

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“In just a few years pro-abortion zealots went from ‘safe, legal, and rare’ to ‘keep the newborns comfortable while the doctor debates infanticide,’” Sasse continued, The National Review noted.

“I don’t care what party you’re from — if you can’t say that it’s wrong to leave babies to die after birth, get the hell out of public office.”

According to federal statutes, ending a baby’s life after it is born is unlawful. In fact, former abortion provider Dr. Kermit Gosnell was sentenced to life in prison for killing babies either born or leaving them to die after they were born.

A recently-released film starring Dean Cain, famous for his role as “Superman,” about Gosnell’s practice and trial was largely ignored by the establishment media.

The Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision in 1973 that overturned all state laws outlawing abortion allows women to have the procedure up to the point of fetal “viability,” a term which is now constantly under debate as neonatal care and technology dramatically improves chances for early birth survival.

Northam’s comments come on the heels of legislation introduced by Democratic Virginia Delegate Kathy Tran earlier this month. According to a description, HB 2491 would repeal the state’s current restrictions on late-term abortions.

For his part, Northam defended Tran’s bill.

“This is why decisions such as this should be made by providers, physicians, and the mothers and fathers that are involved,” Northam said. “When we talk about third-trimester abortions, these are done with the consent of obviously the mother, with the consent of the physician — more than one physician, by the way — and it’s done in cases where there may be severe deformities. There may be a fetus that’s non-viable.”

But, according to National Review, “Northam is either unaware of the specifics of the bill, or he’s lying about them.”

“Tran’s legislation explicitly removes the current requirement that three physicians agree that a woman is in need of a late-term abortion. The new bill would require only the consent of the mother and of the physician performing the abortion,” the magazine reported further.

Also, the measure would permit allow a doctor to perform an abortion up to when a woman is dilating, meaning right before she gives birth.

“Clearly, this kind of legislation is an attempt to create legal infanticide as viable babies are aborted to the cheers of abortion extremists,” Students for Life President Kristan Hawkins said in a statement, The Daily Caller reported.

Fully 75 percent of Americans support major abortion restrictions and say the procedure ought not be legal after a woman is three months pregnant, according to a Jan. 15 Marist poll.

In an update to its original story, National Review reported later that Sn. Josh Hawley (R., Mo.) called for the Senate to vote on Republican senator Lindsey Graham’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act — “which bans abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy based on scientific research suggesting that fetuses can begin to feel pain at that stage of development — in light of Northam’s comments in this morning’s interview.”

“He also noted that the Democratic primary candidates for president should be asked about their stance on extreme abortion bills such as those in Virginia and New York,” the magazine reported.

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Steve

evil and pathetic

RPS
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RPS

God will judge.

Jerrod Mason
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The democrats’ agenda made clear.

Larry Folds
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Larry Folds

Josef Mengele was also doctor.

Leon
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Dem stands for demonic not democratic

herrenexterminating
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herrenexterminating

I really can not believe this is where we are going. Has Satan taken over all of
our elected leaders?

Jamie
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Jamie

Good Lord… what kind of people are being raised in our country… a normal person can’t even begin to understand how these evil people think.

Lincoln
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Lincoln

1 Peter 5:8 King James Version (KJV)

8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

guidvce4
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If there was any doubt how evil the progressive/dim/socialist truly are, this abortion issue should settle it. Learn to look at the leftists with horns on their heads and see the true nature of the dim party.

Marko
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Marko

“This is why decisions such as this should be made by providers, physicians, and the mothers and fathers that are involved,”

Fathers? It only follows hand in glove that he is a liar as well. The majority of the men involved do abdicate their parental responsibility, but if they should disagree their opinion counts for nothing. See Cassie Jaye’s “The Red Pill” on Amazon.

dave Jensen
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dave Jensen

I am normally only against abortion for white women having a white baby but deciding whether to kill a baby after it is living and breathing on its own goes too far even for Negro and Mexican babies. The democoms are evil, barbaric savages.

D3F1ANT
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D3F1ANT

Well…”post-birth abortion” has always been a term that people used as a joke! A parody to underscore the depravity of the Left. But NOW they use it openly…proudly…as though it’s NOT a term from the Ministry of Truth!

But, sadly, once the outrage of the Right is suitably tempered by time, bribes and attacks from the Left…this will simply pass into law…and we’ll all be stuck with it. Or it will be blocked until the 9th Circuit can wave their magic wand over it.

Ginger Mills
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If a man would oppose the abortion of his child, he should not give his half to a monster in the first place.

Isukusa
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Isukusa

Because of depraved decisions such as these makes Revelations 17 a certainty for the US.

Mark Joslin
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Mark Joslin

“…if you can’t say that it’s wrong to leave babies to die after birth, get the hell out of public office.”

And get the hell out of the human race. Because you don’t belong.

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