Va. Gov. Northam Under Fire After Defending Bill Allowing Newborn Babies to Die

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam (D) appeared on WTOP’s “Ask the Governor” program on Wednesday morning, where the interviewer asked him about the “Repeal Act” filed by Virginia Delegate Kathy Tran (D-West Springfield). The bill sparked a nationwide controversy when Tran admitted that the legislation allowed abortions up to the point of birth, even while the mother is in labor. “This is why decisions such as this should be made by providers, physicians, and the mothers and fathers that are involved. When we talk about third-trimester abortions, these are done with the consent of obviously the mother, with the consent of

Va. Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Legalize Abortion Up Until Birth

Virginia state Delegate Kathy Tran, a Democrat, introduced a bill this week that she freely admitted would legalize abortion at any point of pregnancy, up until birth. During questions about her bill in a House subcommittee from Republican Delegate Todd Gilbert, Tran was asked about the bill’s allowance of third trimester abortions if an abortionist certifies that continuing the pregnancy would “impair the mental or physical health of the woman.” What qualifies as impairing mental or physical health is never defined in the bill and could be interpreted to mean almost anything. Tran frankly admitted that her bill would allow abortion all