Letters to the Editor: A nation of vasectomized men — did you envision this, antiabortion zealots?
A nation of vasectomized men — did you envision this, antiabortion zealots?
When the New York Times published a story on the latest Planned Parenthood abortion-on-demand “solution,” “the world was stunned” by the graphic pictures of bloody female bodies.
Apparently, the Times considered the public reaction as mere background noise.
After all, there was no outcry on behalf of women who die from an abortion. And there was no criticism of Planned Parenthood or the abortion industry, whose profits increase when women die from botched abortions.
No, the Times chose to write a story that made women who actually have abortions the victims of a “medical error,” and even speculated that some of them may have suffered brain damage as a result.
As this writer has noted, an estimated 40 percent of abortions are to treat severe fetal distress, such as when a “heartbeat” begins to falter. And the truth is, many of the deaths from botched abortions are still preventable.
According to the New York Abortion Law Project, the real number of women who died from abortions in New York in 2006 was just 7, with some of the other deaths caused by “wrong” doctors, botched abortions or other “mistakes.”
Yet, this writer’s own research shows that the number is much higher: The New York Daily News reported that in 2007, New York State had 2,091 legal abortions with 2,058 women dying from them.
The abortion rate in New York has reportedly doubled in the past three years, from 12 abortions per 1,000 women of the 18 years prior to 2001.
The Times, in a story about the “high percentage of women who die from abortions” wrote this:
“There is always the risk that something could go wrong, that an operation could become dangerous for the woman, that another woman might be killed by the