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The Problem With Abortion

The Problem With Abortion

NPR’s horrific recording won’t ‘normalize’ abortion and it’s time for a real-time debate

By Rachel del Guidice | February 7, 2017 | Updated: February 7, 2017 3:04pm

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This week, a video went viral of an abortion provider casually talking about a live birth. The video, recorded by pro-life activist Anna Maria Chavez, shows the doctor in conversation with a woman who says she had a miscarriage and is now pregnant again. In the video, the doctor mentions the woman’s possible baby. (The clip has since been removed from YouTube.)

The abortion and pregnancy industry is, as of this writing, defending a video of an abortion doctor casually discussing what, in the words of abortion opponent Alveda King, should “normally never happen.” That’s not normal. But the woman in the video, according to her daughter, is not a rape victim. As I wrote last week, there’s not much more to say about her.

It’s one thing for a woman with a miscarriage to be able to give birth before her body has had a chance to start healing. It’s quite another to talk to her about her pregnancy and expect to see signs of life.

“I don’t see anything wrong with it,” she said, according to the YouTube description. “I don’t know if it’s her or not.”

This is the problem with abortion: It makes us feel better about something as awful as an abortion, and it does little to explain what abortion really is—something that is happening every day in our country, especially in rural and inner-city clinics. This is also a problem with the mainstream media.

On Tuesday, MSNBC contributor and former abortion industry consultant Wendy Walsh told the panelists at the network’s “Town Hall” event that the video was intended “to show that some people out here—very, very few—do not believe that abortion is wrong, and do not think it should be legal.”

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