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-- new controversy for Planned Parenthood after its attempts to clarify a controversial statement.
This started during holy week when one of the group's representatives testified to some Florida lawmakers.
As she was unsure whether Planned Parenthood would save the life of -- baby born.
As the result of a botched abortion listen to this.
If a baby is born on -- table as a result of robot botched abortion what would what would Planned Parenthood want to have happen to that child is struggling for life.
We believe that in any decision that's made should be left up to the failed to the woman -- -- at a position as you stated that.
That a baby born calm on a table as a result of a botched abortion.
That their decision should be left to the doctor and the family is that is that we are saying.
That decision should be between the for the patient and the health care provider I think that at that point the patient.
Would be the child struggling on a table when you agree that's a very good question I really don't know how to answer that.
What objection could you possibly have.
To obligated doctor to transport a child born alive to a hospital.
What about this that it and I'm just speaking out here what about the situations where it's an rural health care setting the.
When -- -- in a rural health care setting and and she went on to say you know -- the hospital.
To which -- you have to be transferred it could be as much as 45 minutes away but what which joke.
Well reaction to that obviously blew up and now Planned Parenthood has tried to clarify.
This by saying in the quote extremely unlikely event that a botched abortion happens Planned Parenthood would provide appropriate care to both the woman.
And be in fact.
Mark -- and joins me now he's a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute a former speechwriter for president George W.
Bush Sally Cohen -- Fox News contributor.
While so we're talking about babies that are actually born alive -- this isn't you know.
First trimester were talking about babies born alive in the course of a botched abortion.
And miss a lists Gallup poll snow -- Planned Parenthood lobbyist had a whole lot of difficulty mark deciding.
Whether that baby.
Should get any care -- whether it should still be left up to the mother as to whether to kill it there on the table.
It's it's really just amazing to think about it mean but -- parent -- they're calling this post birth abortion.
That's an oxy more I -- what is the post birth abortion when you have a child who has been born alive.
And is struggling on the on the operating table for life it's not a post birth abortion it's -- it's infanticide.
And for someone from Planned Parenthood to go to the Florida legislature actually lobby against the let a bill that would ban this practice that would that would require that that baby be given treatment that's just that's just outrageous this is an organization that got 542.
Million dollar from the taxpayers last year in 2012.
We shouldn't be giving a penny to an organization that actively lobbies against.
In favor of infanticide.
Why I mean with Sally Planned Parenthood does itself no favors and I understand that they do family planning for a lot of people.
And they provide OBG way exams for young people who can afford doctors and so on and and birth control.
Just to have their hired a lobbyist stand up and struggle with the notion of whether a lie infant.
Who managed to survive an attempted abortion was entitled to medical care.
I mean that that's a potential game changer in this debate yeah now and look there's there's no question this woman gave a ridiculous.
Answer but -- -- it's also ridiculous question -- the reality of abortion the reality of abortion is emotional enough we don't need to be dealing with.
You know the sort of made up.
I fear mongering horrific hypotheticals the fact is there is a federal law that has been in place since 2002.
Be born infant protection act which makes which addresses the issue that this legislature was -- trying to bring up as a scare tactic here.
It's already an issue that doesn't happen.
And you know it's just sort of it was a really really really dumb answer but it also -- a nonsensical question it contacts the -- -- kept saying it over and over and it wasn't like she was stumped as they watched the whole six minute exchange -- that's how this woman genuinely feels she doesn't know what the right -- infant but -- Born alive should get medical care but he -- at that point the mother should be able to say.
Kelly -- just for the record miss Alyssa smile and I believe why doesn't plan I chic on how they say.
I know I I've we gave their statement they say of course we would provide appropriate cared about the woman in the event but why don't they condemn this now if she getting fired -- -- still speak for them.
I have no idea but the reality is let's go look at the facts -- we know them which is that the federal level when this along with a past that already addresses these issues.
Planned Parenthood and other pro choice groups did not fight it.
There I'd rather radiating back and I wasn't it and why would she is lying to stand there and and she's.
-- -- -- for the money.
Why was she up there lobbying against it.
Why for example did Barack Obama when he was the state legislature oppose -- opposed -- born alive infant protection that we have right now we have Derek.
Planned Parenthood and the pro abortion laughed.
Is actively opposes every one of these little every one of these bills that's going on Indian state legislatures across the country and this is not a made up issues Sally there's a doctor right now -- on trial in Philadelphia for committed for doing hundreds and hundreds of post -- what quote -- post birth abortions that would purposely take these babies and -- and bring them to turn to bring them.
I'll live and then kill them but this is happening in our country women deliver only usually deliver babies just spending that -- card but it's not true it and let me be clear first -- 90% of -- -- it's happened before twelve weeks in this country just well before the age of viability in Florida in for -- you can't get an abortion after 24 weeks which.
Also would make this.
And I -- it doesn't happen but there isn't reality we should talk about which -- if we're concerned about auction portion super concerned about the health of babies and women.
Botched abortions -- what happened this country before abortion was safe and legal when women have to go to back alleys and drank poison to get rid of their children they did it either way while its.
Did you say that we don't there's no question that -- that it up and not everybody who is pro choice is pro abortion so that is not an accurate accurate characterization but.
But this seems to be saying that we should all the other -- -- -- -- the baby.
Gets born it is a live on the table.
-- you know what -- now the baby gets a doctor even if it's a 45 minute drive to get the doctor and -- -- agrees on that I'm glad -- mark -- thank you so much.
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