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What does the United States have in common with Canada, China, Netherlands, North Korea, Singapore, and Vietnam?

All these nations allow abortion after 20 weeks.

The US Senate last week failed to bring us up to the level of most European nations, countries that outlaw abortion for babies who’ve reached the halfway point of pregnancy–many even sooner at 12 weeks.

It’s one of many ironies that when doctors perform surgery on an unborn child–a child they intend to help live–they routinely administer anesthesia to the child.

But when children of the same gestational age are aborted, they receive no painkilling medication. These children die as their nerve endings fully convey the killing process through the child.

It is the doublethink of George Orwell’s 1984the ability to hold two contradictory thoughts in one’s mind and not consider them inconsistent. Continue Reading…

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