West Virginia House Passes Bill to Stop Infanticide, Care for Babies Born Alive After Abortions

LifeNews.com | 1/15/2020 | Staff
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West Virginia lawmakers are advancing a bill to protect babies who survive abortions from infanticide.

The West Virginia House Health approved the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, or House Bill 4007, in a voice vote, WV Public Broadcasting reports. Democrat Del. Danielle Walker opposed the bill. Lawmakers on Wednesday voted 93-5 in favor of the measure and it now moves to the Senate.

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The legislation would require abortionists to provide reasonable medical care to a baby who survives an abortion.

It requires physicians to “exercise the same degree of reasonable medical judgment to preserve the life and health of the child as a physician would render to any other child born alive at the same gestational age; and to ensure that the child born alive is immediately transported and admitted to a hospital.”

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Though babies’ survivals have been called “imaginary” and protections for them unnecessary, state health data indicates that at least 40 babies were born alive after botched abortions between 2016 and 2018.

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The 40 known abortion survivors were documented in just three states, meaning their likely are many more. According to the state health data, 11 babies were born alive after botched abortions...
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