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The Stinnett Case



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I’ve gotten a lot of e-mail on my column about it, which is typical with anything abortion-related. Here is one that corrects me on a small point:

“One minor comment: Given the horrendous partial birth abortion decision of the US Supreme Court, Stenberg v. Carhart, it is accurate to say that an unborn child can be killed until complete expulsion from the woman’s body. That is, arguably, even later than, as you put it, the `point of delivery.’ Medical science defines delivery as a process that begins when any portion of the child’s body breaks the plane of the cervical opening and enters the birth canal. Carhart was, and remains, a judicial atrocity, albeit predictable, given the Court’s radically flawed jurisprudence on abortion.”



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