Abortionist Parker: Killing Babies in Abortions Reflects ‘The Deepest Level of Love for Another Person’

[Comment: Parker was an abortionist for the Metro Planned Parenthood in Washington, D.C., which has since been closed down. He also has worked in a Family Planning Associates late-term abortion facility in Chicago area, which the health department is trying to close down.] Love can be about giving up one’s own life, but it is never about making someone else die. On Wednesday, abortionist Willie J. Parker penned “Why I Provide Abortions” for the Opinion Pages of the New York Times. While he at first morally opposed abortions, Parker later decided that performing abortions fulfilled his call to be the “good” Samaritan. Today, he insists, abortion “respond[s] to our patients’ needs” and therefore expresses “the deepest level of love that you can have for another person.” Parker began performing abortions because that was where the need was greatest, he stated. “In public health, you go where the crisis is,” he wrote. “If there is an outbreak and you have the ability to relieve suffering, you rush to the site of the need.” And, well, Parker decided this “outbreak” – unwanted pregnancies – was a crisis that only abortion could answer. “This is why, a year and a half ago,” he said, “I returned to my hometown, Birmingham, Ala., to provide abortions.” In the past, Parker has attracted attention for also practicing at the sole abortion clinic in Mississippi. While abortion is legal in the United States, he bemoaned how “women face harsh life circumstances and incessant hostility, merely for wanting to exercise their rights.” Before becoming an abortionist, Parker worked as an obstetrician and gynecologist for 12 years. He...