Planned Parenthood official bemoans fetal technology

Pro-Life author William Brennan writes:

“At a National Abortion Federation meeting in May 1982, Alfred Moran, Executive Vice President of Planned Parenthood of New York, warned his cohorts that “we are prepared to begin to recognize that technology and medical sciences and perceptions of fetal viability are radically changing in our society.” He was particularly horrified by the consequences of the new life – enhancing fetal technology – “we begin to see the fetus as a patient, which tends to personalize it” – for jeopardizing the right to abort. He even went so far as to rate technological changes designed to aid the unborn as “more powerful” than legislative attempts to outlaw abortion “because they are human personifications.”

William Brennan The Abortion Holocaust: Today’s Final Solution (St. Louis, Missouri, 1983) 181

He is commenting on: “Technological Advances to make Pro-Abortion Position Tougher, Planned Parenthood Official Tells National Abortion Federation” National Right to Life News October 14, 1982, P8

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Sarah Terzo is a freelance writer and journalist who works for Live Action. She is a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians and Consistent Life.
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