Daily Wire: On Thursday, Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) denounced the Republican-sponsored Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (BAASPA), which failed to pass the Senate on Monday (53-44).
Earlier this week, we voted on legislation that some of my colleagues claimed was needed to outlaw infanticide – the killing of babies. How absurd. It is, and has always been, illegal to kill any human, including infants.
Hirono’s assertion is incorrect. While the 2002 Born Alive Infant Protection Act (BAIPA) declared that an infant born alive is a “person” and a “human being” under federal law, it didn’t “specify the obligations surrounding duty of care for such infants,” nor did it delineate any criminal ramifications for doctors who refuse to provide care for an infant that survives a failed abortion, reports The Heritage Foundation’s Melanie Israel. more …
Opinion: Elizabeth Warren got the memo:
See that? Nothing to it. I can’t help but wonder, though, why Virginia Governor Northam said this:
So the baby is kept warm and comfortable while the mother and family and physicians make a compassionate decision: