Communist Party officials fanned out across the country arresting young mothers—some seven, eight, or even nine months along–for the crime of being pregnant. These were taken to clinics where their unborn babies were given “poison shots” while still in the womb. Cesarean sections to remove the now dead or dying infants followed. . .
I was deeply shocked by Beijing’s crimes against mothers and babies, and left China determined to call attention to their plight. Years of conferences, campus speeches, and media interviews followed. My testimony helped convince Congress to cut funding—through the U.N. Population Fund–to China’s horrific program. I am proud to say that funding cut-off remains in place today.
I had long been certain that the kinds of atrocities I had witnessed in China could never, ever happen here. In communist China, yes, but not in democratic America. Not in the land of the free and the home of the brave. . .
It was the Democrat governor of Virginia, Ralph Northam, who first alerted me to the possibility that I might be mistaken about the character of my country. In a bizarre radio interview, Northam extended the “right to choose” past the point of childbirth, saying that babies could be killed—by medical neglect—after they were born. . .
Watching the Senate endorse infanticide, I felt as though I had suddenly been transported to another country—a country with no history of respect for human rights, a country whose written constitution was just a piece of paper to be shredded at will by a handful of powerful men and women, a country where the strong trampled on the rights of the weakest members of society. (Read more from “Chinese-Style Infanticide Comes to the U.S.” HERE)