Don’t Let Ralph Northam’s Racism Controversy Obscure Democrats’ Sickening Abortion Policies

The Federalist | 2/4/2019 | Margot Cleveland (Posted by) Level 3
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Last week’s outrage over Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s statement that babies born alive following a botched abortion could be allowed to die quickly evaporated when a racist photograph from Northam’s medical school yearbook began circulating. Northam quickly apologized for the picture, only to later backtrack, claiming that he was not the man in blackface or hidden beneath a Ku Klux Klan hood, but had darkened his face for a Michael Jackson costume that same year and thus his confusion.

Either way, Northam’s political career is over: Even if Northam does not resign, he’s the lamest of lame ducks. While Democrats may not be happy with Northam for dragging out the inevitable and hurting their brand in the meantime, the uproar over Northam’s past succeeded in diverting attention from media’s focus on the party’s extreme abortion position.

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Yet, even without the straight-talking Northam to expose the barbarity of late-term abortions, the extreme laws the Democratic Party supports remain unchanged. And those laws are even more horrific than even Northam’s comments revealed.

Those comments came last week in a radio interview, when Northam was asked whether he supported state Del. Kathy Tran’s late-term abortion bill, which, as Tran acknowledged during committee debate, would allow an abortion at full-term even if the mother had already started labor.

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Northam told the radio host: “If a mother is in labor, I can tell you exactly what would happen. The infant would be delivered. The infant would be kept comfortable. The infant would be resuscitated if that’s what the mother and the family desired, and then a discussion would ensue between the physicians and the mother.”

The sub-committee tabled Tran’s bill. But many fail to realize that Northam’s statement that “the infant would be resuscitated if that’s what the mother and the family desired” applies equally to Virginia’s current abortion law....
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