Abortionist: we let babies born alive ‘expire’


A while back, I wrote a series on abortions that resulted in the births of live babies. In the instances I wrote about, these babies were left to die or even killed by the abortionist. Also, in almost every case, the abortionist evaded any kind of punishment.

An investigation by Live Action revealed that many clinics are still willing to allow infants born after abortion to die.  And a representative of Planned Parenthood gave shocking testimony where she refused to condemn the killing of babies born alive after abortions and refused to say what Planned Parenthood doctors did in cases of live birth.   Sadly, it seems that the killing of born babies, either by neglect or by direct action, goes on in abortion clinics to this day.

I recently saw a quote on SaynSumthn’s Blog by another abortionist who has admitted that two babies survived abortion at his clinic. Unfortunately, those babies did not survive for long.

Akron abortionist, Rein Siiner (whose clinic can be found here)  described what he does when a baby is born alive during an abortion procedure.

“We provide care and comfort until they expire.”

He said this while testifying in a court case about the partial-birth abortion ban in front of Judge Walter Rice of the Ohio legislature.

Siiner works at Washington Surgi- Clinic (website here) which advertises performing abortions up to 26 weeks.

At 26 weeks, 80 to 90 percent of babies who are given basic health care will survive. But not in Siiner’s clinic.

This testimony was given in 2001.  There is no way to know how many more babies have survived abortion (and then were allowed to “expire”) at Washington Surgi-Clinic in the past 13 years.

Source: “Testimony Graphic As Dayton Trial on Abortion Ban Begins” Ohio Plain Dealer January 10, 2001

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