- - Monday, July 20, 2015

Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma stood before his colleagues last week and made a passionate plea for them, and us, to frame the abortion debate and the scandal of Planned Parenthood in simple terms: “That’s a human being we’re talking about.”

He nearly began weeping when contrasting the perceived value of the body parts of the babies, but the lack of value of the actual babies.

I for one am thrilled to see national participants in the culture of life treat the issue with both logic and passion — both are needed if we are to continue to move the culture and the conversation over to life.

It is most certainly time to defund Planned Parenthood — NO more Federal tax dollars.

Here is one of the poignant quotes from Mr. Lankford.

And then the doctor in this particular video gives the details of how, once they get that consent from the mom, they would be careful to reach in and actually crush the head of the child, to kill the child in the womb, so they can conserve the rest of the organs. Because the kidney has value. Because the liver has value. Because the lungs have value. Because the muscles in the legs have value.

I would tell you…that child has value. And every single adult who can hear me right now, was once twenty weeks old in the womb. The difference between that child in the womb and us right now…is time. That’s a human being we’re talking about.

The video is cued to this point in the speech, but you can also watch it from the beginning.

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