Late-term abortions have become a very hot topic lately in the U.S. (as any doctor will tell you, “partial birth” abortion is not a recognized medical term). I honestly don’t know how many are performed in the U.S. annually. But if you ask some Pro-Life advocates, it is supposedly a very common procedure. I just have one question concerning that stance though. Could so many doctors really be that evil? I mean, like serial killers in the general population, I would guess there might be a rare exception in the medical community. But a common procedure? Wouldn’t the average doctor be morally opposed to such a thing?
I am not trying to start an argument here:). I really am curious what the Pro-Life explanation is for why this procedure could be commonplace.
Here are some quotes from websites that are for and against this view:
Also, from the actual legal decision itself in 1973: