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Babies who survive abortion are left to die in the UK each year, according to reports. From the story:

Botched abortions mean that scores of babies are being born alive and left to die, an official report has revealed. A total of 66 infants survived NHS termination attempts in one year alone, it emerged. Rather than dying at birth as was intended, they were able to breathe unaided. About half were alive for an hour, while one survived ten hours.
It is important to remember that once these little boys and girls were born, which is what happened when they survived the attempted abortions, they were no longer fetuses but babies, and yet no medical care was offered:
The figures are the first to give a national picture of the number of babies who survive abortion but are left to die. Experts previously believed the phenomenon was limited to a handful of cases a year. The babies were aborted using a drug to soften the cervix and induce labour. Once born no medical help is offered.
This is an abomination. Refusing to treat these babies is outrageous medical neglect that crosses the line into infanticide.

The United States has the Born Alive Infants Protection Act and the Baby Doe regulations to protect against just for such circumstances. Will the UK at last say, “Enough?”

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