Life-saving abortions don’t exist. pic.twitter.com/aR9t4KXlmo— Students for Life of America (@StudentsforLife) June 28, 2023
Kristan Hawkins, who is paid a six-figure salary to lead pro-life Students for Life and wants to ban birth control, falsely claimed in a Twitter video “there is no such thing as a life-saving abortion,” an anti-abortion talking point that has been debunked by medical experts.
Stacey Beck, MD and Assistant Professor at the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Physicians, told Reuters when an abortion may be needed to save a woman’s life:
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists notes when an abortion is necessary to save a woman’s life:
Dr. Barbara Ley, vice president of health policy at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, explained to CNN the situations in which an abortion is needed to save a woman’s life: