The following April 9 story comes from the Capitol Alert section of the Sacramento Bee.
A proposal to let medical professionals other than doctors perform an early abortion procedure advanced Tuesday in the California Legislature.
Assembly Bill 154, by Democratic Assemblywoman Toni Atkins of San Diego, authorizes nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, and physician assistants who undergo training to conduct aspiration abortions, a procedure that uses a suction method to remove a fetus early in a pregnancy.
The bill cleared the Assembly Business and Professions Committee on an 8-4 party-line vote.
The measure would expand a state pilot program that’s been in effect since 2007, and supporters say it would ensure women have early and safe access to abortion providers in their communities. They cite a University of California, San Francisco Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health study that found low rates of mostly minor complications related to the first trimester abortions performed by pilot participants.
“The goal is to ensure that there are providers, qualified and trained, throughout every county in the state,” Atkins said.
Critics at the hearing raised concerns about safety, training and expanding access to abortion in general, especially among teenage women.
“I don’t think we should treat it as taking a pill or anything like that,” said Assemblyman Curt Hagman, R-Chino Hills. “This is a very complex situation.”
An earlier attempt to allow non-doctors to perform the procedure fell short last year. The California Nurses Association opposed that proposal, raising concerns that a full study of the pilot program had not been completed. The bill also ran into opposition in a key Senate committee, whose members included two Democrats who opposed abortion rights.
Read more here.
Where are all our “Catholic” representatives in Sacramento? This abominable idea cannot be allowed to become law. I hope our bishops get off the Obama bandwagon and protest these developments. Why is there no outrage? God help this state and this nation! Have we turned into moral midgets? Where are all the Hispanics on this? Have they all been bought body and soul by the welfare party? How can they continue to support the party of death and sodomy?
I wish someone would fill these fools voting on this with transcripts of the Gosnell trial…and he was a licensed doctor for crying out loud. A doctor whose soul is blacker than tar; but no worries, now one needn’t have medical training to perform surgery as long as it kills an unborn child. What a pack of vipers!
I fam ashamed she is from San Diego and outraged at the liberals for electing her. I would hate to be in her shoes! Unless she repents and amends her life, hell is for eternity. She has promoted evil in the State Legistlature and before that in our government for years. Read about the consequences of iniquity (sin) and if you dare in the very Roman Catholic book: The Four Last Things, Death, Judgement, Heaven, and Hell. It is all true, and cafeteria types may wish to ignore the frightfull book, but without it, they can expect a rude awakening. Pray the Children of Fatima prayers daily to save souls.
It’s chilling. First because they want surgery done by people who are not board-certified medical doctors. Second, and even worse if one thinks about it, the first thing they seem to think of after the word “pregnant” is “Kill it!”
California once was overwhelmingly “liberal” but that word has been changed to “Progressive”. They’re progressive all right, but they are progressing at a rapid pace toward complete moral destruction.
I don’t think it can be fixed. I wonder if anyone has thought about expelling California from the United States. Looks like a good idea from here.
The Catholic bishops of every diocese in California should be contacting the legislative official of that area and putting every lobbying tactic into good use to stop this bill. Where were the catholic students on advocacy day at the Capitol on this bill? Why were the students from catholic schools lobbying for more health care instead of lobbying against this bill that will kill their nieces and nephews and maybe siblings?
Children may be merely a necessary commodity to the government as worker bees but they are not a precious commodity to the bureaucrats.
The bishops don’t care about this. They are more concerned about immigration, food stamps, prisoners’ rights, etc. What they may not understand (and may not care about anyway) is that the Culture of Death folks, the Democrats and their Catholic legislators, want more immigration so that there will be more Democrats. But, what they also don’t understand is that bills like those Toni Atkins and her buddies put forth will kill more and more immigrants – before they are even born.
And these people say they care about women. First they push a chemical assault on the body with the morning after pill and now this. When are women going to demand better? Let’s have Mr. Magoo perform vasectomies.
Why do Californians continue electing these murderous mental midgets year after year? Even when a licensed physician performs an abortion in a hospital, occasionally there are complications and the mother -patient is seriously injured or dies. When untrained technicians perform abortions, probably outside of a hospital, anything can happen. How soon will the patient be taken to a hospital? How many will die from these botched abortions? Before you vote in the next election, PLEASE think if these are the people you want running (ruining) our lives. Don’t just automatically vote Democrat.
Californians continue to elect “murderous mental midgets year after year” because the Catholic bishops don’t want to “get involved”. They will pay for this! Wait until bishops are on the chopping block.
It’s not about women or health care or “reproductive rights.”
It is definitely more about population control of the have-nots in the rural—and eventually in the non-rural, areas.
We are talking about cheap, substandard care for girls.
This Abortion Expansion bill AB 154 will be heard on Tuesday, April 23rd, which is also, providentially, Catholic Advocacy Day at the Capitol! We need every person, every family, every parish to strongly OPPOSE this abortion industry profiteering effort! Contact the following pro-abortion Democrat members of the Assembly Health Committee, especially if you live in their Districts! Come to the Capitol for Catholic Advocacy Day on April 23rd, at 1:30 in Room 4202 for the Assembly Health Committee where it will be voted upon.
Committee Members District Phone Number
Richard Pan (Chair) Dem – 09 (916) 319-2009
Tom Ammiano Dem – 17 (916) 319-2017
Toni Atkins (bill author) Dem – 78 (916) 319-2078
Susan A. Bonilla Dem – 14 (916) 319-2014
Rob Bonta Dem – 18 (916) 319-2018
Wesley Chesbro Dem – 02 (916) 319-2002
Jimmy Gomez Dem – 51 (916) 319-2051
Roger Hernández Dem-48 (916) 319-2048
Bonnie Lowenthal Dem – 70 (916) 319-2070
Holly J. Mitchell Dem – 54 (916) 319-2054
Adrin Nazarian Dem – 46 (916) 319-2046
V. Manuel Pérez Dem – 56 (916) 319-2056
Bob Wieckowski Dem – 25 (916) 319-2025
Quick everyone if you have emails from our Bishops or priests send them the link to the YouTube Video titled 3801 Lancaster “A documentary film about Kermit Gosnell, the Philadelphia Women’s Medical Society disaster, and the cover-up by state and local oversight agencies.” The video is gruesome
At the end of every physician assisted abortion there is at least one dead human victim, half of them are baby girls. In some places of the world where women are second class people, well over half of the abortion victims are baby girls. If this bill is passed into law by the demented CA state legistlators and governor, it is highly believeable that with less experienced murderers/abortionists killing the babies, that more women approving and participating in killing their babies will also be victims of malpractice mistakes and reach their death. The sad thing is that as they are dying as murders on the abortion table with their dead child they will soon face their final judgment, and if they don’t repent at that instant, those murderer mothers will lose their souls for eternity suffering in the intense fires of hell. We must pray that this state turns around and follows North Dakota’s lead in outlawing abortion in their state. They in fact have only one abortion clinic in the entire state, the strictest anti-abortion laws in the nation (perhaps the world), and the legistlature is about to vote to define that human life begins at conception. Pray for the end of abortion in North Dakota, California, the remaining 48 US states, and the world. Abortion is murder one! God is merciful in this world for those who seek mercy; but just in the next!
OBTW, Prayers for God’s help are more powerful than calling these politician idiots.
Some people may think that people opposing abortion are cold, incompassionate, and insensitive to the mothers and fathers, abortionists and the like. Some sympathizers may think that not only is it good for the mother, but also good for that little glob of flesh, that beautiful baby human being. No doubt the devil is working hard on these people to carry through with an abortion until completion in an act of wicked heinous evil that the devil loves defying God and killing His beautiful creation. At the same time, those without previous or little experience there is likewise no doubt that their consciences (i.e., their guardian angels) are working on those people to preserve their baby’s life. This is the great struggle we are here on life for, to do God’s Holy Will and carry our crosses meekfully, or defy God and live of the world. To know love and serve the Lord is our purpose on life, for this great test of our final residence for eternity, simply Heaven or Hell. It is better to carry the crosses the Lord give us, because many blessings will flow from those crosses. Many happy loving innocent faces for mommy and daddy, and maybe grow up to be a holy catholic priest or nun, or somebody mom and dad will be proud of and who will take care of them in their old age given they are loved and taught how to live the way Christ expects of us parents. God will provide, just ask my poor parents who lovingly raised 8 children. I know of many other large families who survived intact, happy because God was the center of their lives, two of those families had 18 children from the same two loving married together parents! God provides to those who ask for His help. He helps us carry our daily crosses if we only pray and ask. He helps us find His way and He draws us closer to Him. He is much smarter than people give Him credit for, He is divine and not of the world, and we are to follow His lead and not be of the world either. Remember how Christ set the example on Holy Thursday how He washed the feet of His apostles? I am sure you do. Why was it that He did not invite others like pagans into the room and wash their feet? Because as the Master, He was setting the example to His Apostles (who believed in Him) to wash the feet of those they will spiritually lead and so on down the line. Bishops to Priests, Priests to Deacons and Laymen. It was all for love and humility toward God the Father. We are to follow likewise. Our Lord never participated nor approved of an abortion while He walked the face of the earth, and neither should we. Thou shalt not kill!