FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AUGUST 28, 2013
California Moves to Expand Abortion State
Bill Would Allow Non-Physicians to Perform Abortions
Statement from Live Action President Lila Rose:
The pro-abortion lobby will stop at nothing to force an abortion-first mentality on women and families –committing violence against weak and defenseless preborn children, and ignoring commonsense protections for women in some of their most vulnerable moments.
"All women deserve access to health care in their local communities"…even if it kills them, or their children. That's the though process behind this actual quotation from Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson of Santa Barbara, regarding California's ill-advised new law expanding abortions in the state.
In what other realm of business does this bizarre standard pass muster? Do you let a butcher build your house because you "deserve access to" a carpenter? Do you let a nurse do your bypass surgery because you "deserve access to" a cardiologist? Nowhere else does "we really need it, therefore let unqualified people do it" make sense – and the mentality doesn't make sense here, either. In fact, it's downright dangerous.
In the wake of Kermit Gosnell, in whose abortion facility a woman died from an untrained staff member's mistake, it's unthinkable for lawmakers in California to push a law like this. How many more times will my home state carry water for this unregulated industry, which makes its money off the vulnerable moments of women and by murdering pre-born children?
Live Action is a youth-led movement dedicated to building a culture of life and ending the human rights abuse of abortion. The group uses new media to educate the public about the humanity of the unborn and investigative journalism to expose threats against the vulnerable and defenseless. More information at LiveAction.org.