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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Francesca Minerva
Planned Parenthood lobbyist Alisa Lapolt Snow provoked well-deserved backlash last month for testifying in opposition to Florida legislation HB 1129, which awards infants born alive within the context of abortion the same rights of infants born alive via natural birth.
Late last month, two bioethicists - Alberto Giubilini and Francesca Minerva - published an outrageous "paper" in the Journal of Medical Ethics justifying the deliberate, premeditated murder of newborn babies during the first days and weeks after birth.
Mr. Giubilini and Ms. Minerva wrote, "Actual people's well-being could be threatened by the new (even if healthy) child requiring energy, money and care which the family might happen to be in short supply of."
Mr. Giubilini and Ms. Minerva wrote "when circumstances occur after birth such that they would have justified abortion, what we call after-birth abortion should be permissible."