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The National Black ProLife Union, a group of African-American leaders, held a press conference in Washington D.C. on 18 August 2009. Listen to 3 short video clips at http://www.criticalmention.com/vg/crc/WIN/  

The National Black ProLife Union
www.nationalblackprolifeunion.com

Also for the complete AAPLOG statement, go to http://www.aaplog.org/latebreakingnews.aspx

Note:  Black unborn babies are killed  at a rate THREE TIMES that of non-black unborn babies. 

The AAPLOG written statement for the press conference follows, in part:

    Caring for each patient, by first doing no harm, has been a core precept of the medical profession since the time of Hippocrates. The Hippocratic oath distinguishes doctors and other health care professionals from social engineers; those who want to use medical care as a kind of tool to manipulate society. Any health care reform bills must not force health care professionals to violate the trust at the core of the physician-patient relationship...

    We also call on the Administration to explicitly confirm and defend the health care professional's right to refuse to participate in procedures which violate that health care professional's conscience, including procedures explicitly forbidden under the Hippocratic Oath: abortion and euthanasia.

Donna J. Harrison, M.D. President. American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, also made this oral statement on 18Aug09 at the National Black ProLife Union press conference:

    Abortion destroys life. Abortion not only kills the unborn child, but also increases the mother's risk of suicide, depression, substance abuse and other adverse mental health outcomes.

Abortion increases her risk of preterm birth and cerebral palsy in the next pregnancy.

RU-486 abortion increases her risk of death from infection and massive hemorrhage.

These and other health risks are well documented in the medical literature...

    Abortion destroys life. And abortion in this country is targeted at Black women.

One third of the abortions done in this country are done on black women, even though Black women make up about one sixth of the population.

Under the current bill, tax money is used to fund abortion providers, who already expand operations disproportionately to Black Americans. This means more black children aborted. We call on President Obama to explicitly exclude any tax funding of abortions from any proposed health care reform bills.

    And we call on the President to stop all current government subsidy to those organizations who in their roots and in their actions target the black community for genocide.

    Health care is about life. And health care reform must be about making life better, not destroying the lives of people who someone else doesn't want.


Confronting Abortion on Facebook

AAPLOG has a facebook page at    http://www.facebook.com/pages/American-Association-of-Pro-Life-OBGYNS/101069505589 .   AAPLOG presents abortion complication related information, and engages in dialogue.  On the "wall" is one set, on the "discussion" page is a more complete presentation. 

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Canadian Prenatal Screening Called a Reflection of "Nazi Style Eugenics" (3/04) PDF Print E-mail
90% of Downs Syndrome children aborted in Canada /U.S. -- Tanis Doe, professor of social work at Victoria University, made the remarks to a group assembled at the University of Alberta. Doe said that pre-screening of pregnant women for genetic defects in their unborn children is a wide-spread practice in western nations. It is a widely-accepted idea that those children with defects should not be allowed to live -- a reality borne out by statistics -- 89 percent of Downs Syndrome babies in Canada, and 90 percent in the U.S. do not see the light of day. Doe, who is deaf and paraplegic, said that "Women are expected to -- pressured to -- abort pregnancies when fetal disability is diagnosed." She stated that, in Canada, there is "minimal support available to raise children with disabilities. Eugenics was practised in the U.K., Canada and the United States before the rise of Hitler," she asserted. "So what has happened since then is a continuation of the sterilization practices that we have only recently acknowledged." Dick Sobsey, director of the University of Alberta's developmental disability centre told the Globe and Mail that her statement, though contentious, is historical. Alberta actively sterilized the mentally handicapped between the years 1928 and 1972, a move that has cost the province $800 million in compensation. Sobsey said that the decision to abort a disabled child is no different from the decision to abort a child with an undesirable gender, although the latter is still considered by most Canadians as barbarous. "Genetic counselling of pregnant women emerged from the eugenics movement," Sobesy said. "Before the Second World War there was a very robust eugenics movement in North America, in Alberta particularly. But the Nazis discredited the movement, so I think there was a move to a less direct form of eugenics."  ["McGill Speaker Condemns New 'Eugenics'" http://www.lifesite.net/ldn/2002/oct/021010.html; "America the Model for Nazi Eugenics? 'Biological courts, forced sterilisation, detention for the socially inadequate,' and euthanasia were among the pre-war 'American eugenic accomplishments.'" [EDMONTON, 18Mar04 LifeSiteNews.com; Nancy V., 19Mar04; http://www.lifesite.net/ldn/2004/feb/04020905.html]
 
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