Students for Life of America calls the Need for a Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, “a tragic commentary on our culture, but a common-sense policy we can all support.”
Reacting to the coming announcement that the U.S. House is planning a vote on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act tied to the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade abortion ruling, Students for Life of America President Kristan Hawkins said this is “long overdue.”
She made the following statement: “We should all be able to agree that a baby, alive and struggling, outside of the womb deserves to be treated with respect and to receive medical care. It’s a tragic commentary on our culture that we need a common sense policy such as this to protect a child born during an abortion. Infanticide should not be permitted in a humane society. But for the abortion industry, the only guarantees they want to offer is that a dead baby will result from every visit. Planned Parenthood and other abortion vendors fight health and safety standards for women and fight to keep scarce tax monies even as they provide fewer and fewer medical services. They want to ensure that no baby leaves their facilities alive. But no longer. The House bill merely requires that those present when a child is born during an abortion provide the same care to that child, as any other child born at that same age would receive.
“The fact that this vote is even necessary helps explain the pro-life convictions of the majority of Generation Z and Millennials who make up the ranks of Students for Life nationwide. An abortion mentality devalues our humanity, and we see it when professors argue in favor of Eugenics and college students try to explain why it’s okay to kill an infant up to age 2. Students for Life will be activating our volunteers in the 50 states, calling on them to let their Representatives know that life-saving care for infants, no matter where they are born, is a necessity.”
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