Planned Parenthood Official Argues for Right to Post-Birth Abortion

John McCormack
The Weekly Standard

Florida legislators considering a bill to require abortionists to provide medical care to an infant who survives an abortion were shocked during a committee hearing this week when a Planned Parenthood official endorsed a right to post-birth abortion.

Alisa LaPolt Snow, the lobbyist representing the Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates, testified that her organization believes the decision to kill an infant who survives a failed abortion should be left up to the woman seeking an abortion and her abortion doctor.

“So, um, it is just really hard for me to even ask you this question because I’m almost in disbelief,” said Rep. Jim Boyd. “If a baby is born on a table as a result of a botched abortion, what would Planned Parenthood want to have happen to that child that is struggling for life?”

“We believe that any decision that’s made should be left up to the woman, her family, and the physician,” said Planned Parenthood lobbyist Snow…

…Rep. Jose Oliva followed up, asking the Planned Parenthood official, “You stated that a baby born alive on a table as a result of a botched abortion that that decision should be left to the doctor and the family. Is that what you’re saying?”

Again, Snow replied, “That decision should be between the patient and the health care provider.”

“I think that at that point the patient would be the child struggling on the table, wouldn’t you agree?” asked Oliva…



The complete article, with a link to video of the full exchange, is at The Weekly Standard.


H/T  BizPac Review:

…Dr. Kermit Gosnel is currently on trial in a Philadelphia courtroom for murder — for killing babies born alive after late-term abortions…


Update: Planned Parenthood’s “After-Birth Abortion” Advocate Has Ties to Children’s Centers

…By the way, Florida parents, I thought I’d point out just a few of the other clients with whom Ms. Snow—an advocate for child-killing—has contracted.  Besides encouraging death to newborns whose parents don’t want them, Snow is, according to government census reports, a lobbyist for the following supposedly pro-child, pro-family organizations:

  • Brightstart Pediatrics
  • Caring Hearts
  • Children’s Care Campus, Inc.
  • Children’s Hospital Extended Care Center
  • Cradling Hands PPEC Care
  • Fletcher’s Tender Care
  • Florida Nurses Association
  • Pediatria HealthCare for Kids


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