Nurse-abortion bill pulled
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heavy, strategic lobbying in an election year has resulted in
a rarity -- a bill authorizing nurses to abort children is "dead
in committee" after two pro-abortion Democrats refused to
vote for it.
-- Friday, May 4 -- The author of SB 1338 has pulled
her bill off the committee schedule and will miss the deadline
to pass the bill in committee because she couldn't secure one
story in the San Diego Union-Tribune
Why did this
happen? The two pro-abortion Democrats who voted no on April 26
are Lou Correa of Central Orange County and Juan Vargas of San
Diego. Both Democrats seem to want to please pro-life voters with
their "latest image" as they run or consider running
for new electoral offices. Correa may run for county supervisor
and even statewide office. Vargas is running for a congressional
seat that extends into the strongly pro-life Imperial County,
and is running against a vocal, pro-life Democrat in the primary
battle being currently waged.
In any case,
this abortion skirmish is more evidence that the reality of children
in the womb is becoming more accepted and popular. For now, even
some Democrat politicians are fearful of a growing pro-life citizenry.
this horrible bill authorizing nurse practitioners, certified
nurse-midwives, and physician assistants to "perform"
tortuous, murderous suction abortions of pre-born babies can be
brought directly to the Senate floor if the Democrat leader, Darrell
Steinberg, really wants to.
to convince others about innocent life in the womb. Watch the
33-minute "180 Movie". This powerful documentary by
Ray Comfort of Living Waters strikes the mind and heart of viewers
by demonstrating that all life is valuable and should be protected.
See minds changed from pro-abortion to pro-life after short conversations!
shelves abortion bill
San Diego Union-Tribune, May 4, 2012
— After failing to secure a tiebreaking vote, San Diego
Sen. Christine Kehoe on Friday pulled her controversial measure
to expand the number of providers who can perform a certain type
of first-trimester abortion.
the Democrat’s legislation appears finished for the year,
Kehoe signaled that she may pursue other avenues.
issue of access to early abortion care for women across California
remains an important issue and we will continue to review our
options for ensuring that all women have access to care by providers
they know and trust in the communities where they live,”
argued the legislation would help women in remote areas where
few, if any, providers are available.
Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee deadlocked
4-4 April 26, but granted Kehoe reconsideration.
Sen, Juan Vargas, a Democrat and panel member, had been under
intense pressure, including being targeted with advertisements
sponsored by Planned Parenthood, to support the measure. But he
ended up voting no as did Sen Mark Wyland, R-Solana Beach.
apparently could not turn up a fifth vote before Monday’s
Her SB 1338
would authorize a select group of 41 trained nurse practitioners,
certified nurse midwives and physician assistants to perform the
aspiration procedure. Those professionals were participating in
a University of California, San Francisco pilot program related
to first-trimester abortions.
bill sought to expand to people in those professions beyond the
that these professionals were not fully trained to handle emergencies
should complications occur. In an interview before Kehoe’s
announcement, Assemblywoman Linda Halderman, R-Fresno, and a surgeon
specializing in breast cancer care, questioned the university
study’s preliminary findings that it would be safe to allow
these professionals to perform those abortions.
is an issue of patient safety and women’s health ... Is
it safe? I don’t know,” said Dr. Halderman, who opposes
declined to comment on Kehoe’s decision.