***Smith Takes to House Floor*** ‘Abortion President’ Obama So Extreme that He Vows to Veto Legislation to Protect Children ‘Born Alive’
Congressional Pro-life Caucus Co-Chair Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04) gave the following remarks on the House floor today calling for passage of H.R. 3504, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, as well as a separate bill, H.R. 3134, to stop Planned Parenthood from receiving taxpayer funds:
'Tragically, President Obama—the Abortion President—has vowed to veto this pro-child, human rights legislation, a position that is extreme, anti-child, inhumane and indefensible' ---Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04)
"The Grand Jury in the abortionist Kermit Gosnell case said 'Gosnell had a simple solution for unwanted babies...he killed them.”' He euphemistically called 'snipping' the born alive baby’s spinal cord 'ensuring fetal demise.'
"Last week Gianna Jessen—as Chairman Goodlatte noted earlier—an abortion survivor told the House Judiciary Committee that she survived a Planned Parenthood late term multi-hour abortion because 'the abortionist was not at work yet. Had he been there, he would have ended my life with strangulation, suffocation or leaving me there to die.' "The Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 3504), authored by pro-life champion Trent Franks simply says any child who survives an abortion must be given the same care as any other premature baby born at the same gestational age. This legislation builds on the landmark Born Alive Infant Protection Act of 2002 authored by Steve Chabot by adding important enforcement provisions.
"Tragically, President Obama—the Abortion President—has vowed to veto this pro-child, human rights legislation, a position that is extreme, anti-child, inhumane and indefensible."