Lies exposed by photos and videos

Barbara Kralis
February 10, 2006
Reproduced with Permission

Supporters of the abortion movement have deceived mankind with bumfuzzling statements that Partial Birth Abortion is a rare occurrence, being performed "less than 500 times a year on only fetuses that are severely deformed."1 However, as early as November 1995, Ron Fitzsimmons, then executive director of the National Coalition of Abortion Providers, admitted on ABC's 'Nightline' that he lied when he asserted the procedure was used rarely and only on fetuses and women whose lives were in danger. At that time, Fitzsimmons estimated 5,000 Partial Birth Abortions were performed annually and "primarily done on healthy women of healthy fetuses."2

Since that time, it has been reasoned by William F. Buckley3 that Partial Birth Abortion is performed approximately 130,000 times a year in the United States. Los Angeles abortionist Dr. James McMahon admitted in l995 to performing over 2,000 partial birth abortions himself at that time. Cincinnati abortionist Dr. Martin Haskell admitted in l992 of having 'routinely' and 'easily' performed over 1,000 partial-birth abortions himself, and that 80% of them are for purely elective [whimsical] reasons, such a depression or vomiting of the mother.4

If those groups promoting abortion assert the Partial Birth Abortion is so rare, then why do pro-abortion groups and Federal Judges bother to oppose the Federal Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003? The reason is clearly that Partial Birth Abortion is not rare but performed countless times on healthy babies and healthy mothers.5

In 2003, 345 U.S. Congressional members successfully worked toward banning the gruesome Partial Birth Abortion so that President Bush was able to sign into law 'The Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003' [herein referred to as the 'Ban Act'] on November 5. Short and simple in wordage, the Act simply bans any abortion in which "the person performing the abortion partially vaginally delivers a living fetus before killing the infant and completing the delivery."

The Ban Act met almost immediate Federal Judicial resistance in Manhattan, San Francisco, and Lincoln, Nebraska. Federal Judges in these three cities ruled the Ban Act unconstitutional after pro-abortion groups presented lawsuits opposing the Ban Act. The pro-abortion groups deceptively referred to the Partial Birth infanticide as a 'simple, commonplace, ordinary intact dilation and extraction procedure or D&E.'

On January 31, 2006, two Federal Appellate Courts again ruled the Ban Act was unconstitutional.6 The Courts were the 9th Circuit Court in San Francisco and the 2nd Circuit Court in Manhattan. All three of these decisions [Manhattan, San Francisco and Lincoln] will likely be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court. The majority of these Federal Judges believed this surgical act of infanticide 'provides safety advantages for some women.' What about the disadvantages to the live, decapitated, crushed infant? All abortions are equally murderous acts and all of them must be opposed. How fashionable is their deception that casts doubt on reason's ability to know the truth. The truth is hundreds of doctors have testified there is virtually no condition that threatens the life of the mother to abort her child.7

Let us see who it is who is deceiving mankind about this surgical act of infanticide. For clear evidence to this answer, you may choose to view a photo at the website provided here. You will see three artist renderings and one color photo that depicts the surgical act of infanticide. Be sure to note the baby's head on the bottom right. This photo has everything to do with deception of the two January 31, 2006 Federal Court rulings.

This photo does not deceive mankind.

We should, with all one's heart, email this documentation to colleagues, family, and friends, providing clear, undeniable proof that abortion holds no advantages for the infant. Moreover, let us not bother to include any mawkish warning that the email contains 'graphic information that may be disturbing to some' because the reality is that our complicit society views worse images on television, billboards, in magazines and contemporary movies every single day. In fact, Americans lost their claim to possessing 'purity or innocence of heart' on January 22, l973, with the Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade. Furthermore, if anyone criticizes these graphic depictions, we, with full conviction should reply that their protestation is unacceptable, being moral relativism at its very worst.

This week the civilized world is watching horrified yet another innocent political hostage being held captive by Islamofanatics and threatened with decapitation. Several years ago, certain world news agencies released a gruesome video and audiotape showing the terrorist barbarians beheading an American telecommunications businessman working in Iraq. We heard not only this man's terrifying screams and guttural drowning in his own blood, but we also heard global outrage against such animalistic atrocities performed by the terrorist butchers. Men cutting off other men's heads! The FCC allowed the decapitation film to be shown on U.S. television and is readily available for viewing all over the Internet. Thank God, these decapitations of hostages are not very common.

Now let us compare the world's outrage to this tragic hostage beheading with the very frequent beheading procedure8 of the Partial Birth Abortion performed on viable,9 live babies in the womb age 5 1/2 months up to the day of birth in the 9th month. This late term abortion, seen in artistic renderings here, most times results in a gruesome live decapitation for the wailing, flailing, kicking infant who is trying desperately to defend its own life against the butcher puncturing its skull with Metzenbaum seven inch surgical scissors.10 That is the reason it is referred to as 'Partial Birth Abortion,' because the baby is delivered live before the head is taken off. In addition, according to the Federal Born Alive Infant Act, a fetus legally becomes a child, a baby, an infant, when it is delivered, whether for long term healthy life or for decapitation by a butcher doctor.

Where is the world's horrified reaction to the l.5 million live abortions a year in the U.S. alone? Who could imagine such ghoulish procedures performed by licensed doctors at the mother's request - a heinous crime against humanity that she willing pays for. Could not a prosecuting attorney make a case of 'murder for hire' - the woman pays the doctor, the doctor kills the baby?

We must remember that medical science has proved that babies in the womb as early as eight to ten weeks old feel pain.11 In fact, there is a video available that shows this fetal pain. In l984, Dr. Bernard N. Nathanson, a former abortionist, revealed through ultra sound the responses of a 12-week-old baby girl abortion while in the womb in his documentary video "The Silent Scream." It is an unforgettable film segment of torture inflicted on the tiny girl, her mouth forming several 'silent screams,' trying her instinctive best to preserve her life and escape the abortionist's suction and curettage. Her heart rate doubles in her desperate struggle. While she is seen trying to evade the scraping knife, her limbs are dismembered, one by one, and she bleeds to death in the womb. This was not a Partial Birth Abortion but just a 'commonplace' 'ordinary' abortion that happens every 17 seconds somewhere in the U.S.

The late President Ronald Reagan gifted every member of the U.S. Congress with this video. In a surprising move, PBS television broadcast the video on its Frontline program. But very few people chose to see 'The Silent Scream' lest their consciences be pricked.

Former abortionist Dr. Nathanson next released another video 'Eclipse of Reason,' documenting the abortion of a five-month-old baby boy as seen through a fetoscope - a camera placed inside the pregnant uterus. Riveting images of a late abortion are then shown with a camera both inside and outside the uterus. Academy Award winner Charlton Heston introduces the documentary.

Another film, surprisingly made in Hollywood, exposes the truths of abortion, particularly Partial Birth infanticide. 'A Distant Thunder' is a 35 minute docudrama portraying an intense courtroom scene where a nurse assisting at an abortion testifies how the procedure takes place and the ensuing psychological trauma that results within someone who has had an abortion.

We must unambiguously speak for the 'recorded' 50 million U.S. infants murdered by abortion since l973 [how many abortion go unreported in this clandestine industry?]. And, how better to convince a culture gone insane than to reveal to our fellow men and women the truth about humanity with photos and videos that do not deceive mankind.

If you have not seen the video, "The Silent Screen," why not choose to do so now?

End notes:

1 Cf "Testimonies of Douglas Johnson Legislative Director, National Right to Life Committee on the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act [H.R. 929, S.6} at a Joint Hearing Before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee and The Constitutional Subcommittee of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee," 3/11/97. [Back]

2 New York Times, "House, by Broad Margin, Backs Ban on a Type of Late Abortion," by Katharine Q. Seelye, 3/21/97. Cf Joint Hearing Before US Senate, 3/11/97. [Back]

3 "Gruesome and Constitutional - On Roe and Partial Birth Abortion," by William Buckley, National Review, 8/27/04. [Back]

4 Cf "Testimonies of Douglas Johnson Legislative Director, National Right to Life Committee on the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act [H.R. 929, S.6} at a Joint Hearing Before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee and The Constitutional Subcommittee of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee," 3/11/97. [Back]

5 ibid. [Back]

6 cf News, "Courts Uphold Abortion Finding," by Larry Neumeister, AP writer, 1/31/06 [Back]

7 "Quote from Dr. Alan Guttmacher, pro-abortionist and former head of Planned Parenthood, who said in l967: 'Today, it is possible for almost any patient to be brought through pregnancy alive, unless she suffers from a fatal illness such as cancer or leukemia, and if so, abortion would be unlikely to prolong, much less save her life.'" Cf American Life League "Protecting the Life of the Mother..." [Back]

8 cf World Net Daily, "Abortion docs reveal Partial Birth Abortion procedure," 3/3/04. [Back]

9 Viable fetuses are those who are mature enough to live and survive outside the womb. [Back]

10 Cf. "108th Congress, 2d Session, S.2466 - 'To ensure that women seeking an abortion are fully informed regarding the pain experienced by their unborn child' in the Senate of the United States, May 20, 2004 - 'Unborn Child Pain Awareness Act of 2004." [Back]

11 Cf American Life League, "Fetal Pain: An Agonizing Reality." [Back]