How could an organization that is devoted to protecting the rights of Americans have the audacity to demand that a woman be given the care she requests, often to save her life? Fox and Friends' favorite resident Priest, Father Jonathan Morris, is not happy with the ACLU intervening when women need a life-saving procedure that involves abortion. Apparently, this also includes procedures where the fetus is no longer viable because the woman suffered a partial miscarriage, and these religious objectors take issue with the hospital being forced to finish the job that nature started.
Essentially, if a woman seeks a hospital's help, that pesky ACLU wants the hospital to perform an abortion procedure, even if it violates their religious beliefs. The problem they have is they seem to think women simply delight in ending a the fetus' life. This will create abortions galore, to the point where some women will become serial abortionistas.
The ACLU said that Michigan-based Trinity Health Corporation, one of the USA's largest Catholic health systems, refused to provide the standard of care to at least five women who miscarried at one of the company's hospitals. Trinity operates more 88 hospitals around the country.
According to the suit, each of the women had suffered a preterm, premature rupture of membranes, a condition in which the amniotic sac breaks and leaves no fluid around the fetus,
When this happens early in a pregnancy, it virtually always results in fetal death, said Sarah Prager, an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Washington, who is not involved in the lawsuit. Premature rupture of membranes is often caused by an infection. "This is a situation where there is virtually no chance that the fetus will survive," Prager said. "The miscarriage has started. It just hasn't completed."
Father Morris and of course Tucker Carlson were infuriated that this sacrilegious demand has been demanded of the hospital. In a moment of rare sanity, Clayton Morris reminded the narrow-minded, pro-fetal advocates that,
'In almost all of these cases, the fetus is dead.'
But Father Morris says that the big, bad ACLU doesn't consider the fetus to be a real person, irrespective of the fact that it is no longer viable. In his mind this means,
'that a doctor or a hospital should be required TO KILL the fetus if that's what the patient wants.'
Jonathan Morris is operating on the idiotic assumption that women routinely seek abortions in an emergency situation just for the hell of it. The hospital should be allowed to violate her wishes and force her to carry a dead fetus inside her because they believe that killing is wrong. You remember the church's history on pro-life advocacy, like the Spanish Inquisition? The only problem is that, nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition.