Virginia Governor Defends Letting Babies Die After Birth

images28529I am not ashamed to be a Virginian, but today, I’m ashamed of my governor.

This morning, Gov. Ralph Northam (D) went on the radio in hopes of explaining away a horrific pro-abortion bill — one that essentially defends abortion until birth — being peddled by Democratic lawmakers representing my state.

He just made it worse.

It’s hard to imagine how a bill, one almost identical to the legislation that just passed in New York and another under consideration in Rhode Island, could get worse. But it has.

Northam, a physician by trade, seemed to suggest during WTOP’s “Ask the Governor” segment that the mother and physician can together decide to kill an infant after it has been born. I don’t know how else one could interpret this:

If the mother is in labor, I can tell you exactly what would happen. The infant would be delivered. The infant would be kept comfortable. The infant would be resuscitated if that’s what the mother and family desired, and then a discussion would ensue between the physicians and the mother.

In case you’re still having trouble comprehending that, here’s a video of Northam’s comments: Continue Reading

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