NBC’s Chief Medical Editor Snyderman: ‘It’s ‘Pro-Science’ to Abort Children With Genetic Defects’ (Note: the Nazis COMPLETELY Agreed)

There’s an appropriate response to an immature adult who whines, “Stop treating me like a child!”  And that is, “Stop acting like a child and I’ll stop treating you like one.”

The left can substitute “Nazi” for “child” and the exact same principle applies.

I keep pointing out (see here and here and here and here and here and here and here and here and here and here and here and here and here and here and here just for a few recent examples) that liberalism and fascism have an awful lot in common for a reason: because it’s true.

I’ve also pointed out that Hillary Clinton heroine Margaret Sanger – who was a Nazi sympathizer and a friend and close ally of open Nazi enthusiasts, fwiw – was all into the hateful “science” of making a better race through eugenics.

There’s a particularly vile quote of hard-core race hatred: “We do not want word to get out that we want to exterminate the Negro population.”  Did it come from the Ku Klux Klan?  The Aryan Nation?  Nope.  They are the words of liberal progressive heroine Margaret Sanger.   And when you look into this “heroine” and what she stood for and what she did and what she said about what she stood for and did, you ought to be sickened enough to throw up. 

And we are increasingly saying that the same vile left that stood for all these incredibly vile things is back to their old truly fascist form.

Does “NBC” stand for the “Nazi Broadcast Company”?  I can’t recall.

NBC’s Snyderman: It’s ‘Pro-Science’ to Abort Children With Genetic Defects
By Kyle Drennen | June 08, 2012 | 16:57

On Friday’s NBC Today, chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman explained to viewers that it’s just good science to abort an unborn child that may have a genetic disorder, explaining that testing for such conditions, “gives parents a chance to decide whether they’re going to continue that pregnancy or not. This is the science of today.” [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump]

Snyderman then predicted: “I think the future will be such that you’ll find out that your child may have a genetic hit. You can fix that genetic problem, and improve your chance, a child’s chance…” When co-host Savannah Guthrie raised ethical questions about aborting children under such circumstances, Snyderman matter-of-factly replied: “Well, I’m pro-science, so I believe that this is a great way to prevent diseases.”

http://www.mrctv.org/embed/113813

Earlier in the discussion, advertising executive Donny Deutsch raised the possibility of parents using the genetic information to abort children based on superficial preferences: “Look, I’m a pro-choice guy, but at the end of the day what’s stopping people, “Oh, my son is going to be blonde, I want…”

Snyderman largely dismissed such concerns: “I get the genetic engineering issue. But the reality is we’ve already jumped out of that with amniocentesis. So, the science is there. The problem is that science goes faster than we have these societal questions. And that’s exactly why we should have these societal questions now.”

While Snyderman sounded briefly open-minded on the issue, she soon made her “pro-science” declaration and later completely rejected any legal argument against selective abortions.

Attorney Star Jones raised the possibility: “…at what point will the courts step in and say, ‘No, this is too late in the gestation process’?” Snyderman asserted: “They won’t. They won’t. They won’t.” Jones responded: “Well, we’ll see what’s happening in the next presidential election.” Snyderman insisted: “Not if you can save a life and prevent a disease. You can’t make a case for that.”

Later on the show, Snyderman suggested Saudi Arabia had a better record on providing equal pay for working women than the United States.

Here is a full transcript of the June 8 exchange:

SAVANNAH GUTHRIE: Genetic testing breakthrough. Nancy, this one’s coming to you. There’s a new study that shows there could be a simple noninvasive test, that it’s a blood sample from the pregnant mother, saliva from her man, and would give a full genetic profile. What would you learn about the fetus?

NANCY SNYDERMAN: Well, you might learn that a child has a severe genetic problem. It gives parents a chance to decide whether they’re going to continue that pregnancy or not. This is the science of today. It is running fast into the future. And I think the future will be such that you’ll find out that your child may have a genetic hit. You can fix that genetic problem, and improve your chance, a child’s chance of having a healthier-

STAR JONES: When will you know about this?

SNYDERMAN: Well, it’s out there now but it’s too expensive.

DONNY DEUTSCH: But obviously there’s another flip side guys, there’s another flip – Look, I’m a pro-choice guy, but at the end of the day what’s stopping people, “Oh, my son is going to be blonde, I want-” You’ve got to do it for the reasons your talking about, but-

SNYDERMAN: I get the genetic engineering issue. But the reality is we’ve already jumped out of that with amniocentesis.

JONES: Correct.

SNYDERMAN: So, the science is there. The problem is that science goes faster than we have these societal questions. And that’s exactly why we should have these societal questions now.

GUTHRIE: Do you think it raises ethical issues? I mean a what point, if you have information that your child is going to have a genetic problem, and then you’re posed with the question of whether to go forward with the pregnancy?

SNYDERMAN: Well, I’m pro-science, so I believe that this is a great way to prevent diseases.

DEUTSCH: I agree, I agree.

JONES: And my only question is, legally, at what point will the courts step in and say, “No, this is too late in the gestation process”?

SNYDERMAN: They won’t. They won’t. They won’t.

JONES: Well, we’ll see what’s happening in the next presidential election.

SNYDERMAN: Not if you can save a life and prevent a disease. You can’t make a case for that.

DEUTSCH: I agree, I agree.

The Nazis had a philosophy called “Lebensunwertes Leben” which translates to “life unworthy of life” or “a life unworthy to be lived.”  As evil as it was from the very outset, it progressively (as in liberal progressivism) became more and more and more vile and monstrous and murderous.  Well before the Holocaust, German proponents of eugenics were driving around in Mercy Wagons to haul off what they determined to be defective children, including mentally handicapped children, chronic bedwetters and children with malformed ears.  They “did not see anything wrong with their actions and believed that they were releasing these patients from their suffering.”

And yes, of course, all the while they were hard at work breeding their master race.

Ideas have consequences, and the ideas of the left have murdered more people during peacetime in just one century than all the wars in history combined.

When you take an evil “right” to kill your baby and combine it with the capability to selectively weed out children such as those that Margaret Sanger decried as “defectives,” you are quite literally BEGGING for something really, really monstrous to happen.

The Nazis would have been almost as enthusiastic about this new tool for an improved and better system of eugenics as NBC’s Dr. Snyderman clearly is.

Let me assure you that nobody but NOBODY was more “pro-science” than the Nazis were.  The fact that the most educated country on earth built vastly superior weapons to our own throughout the war they started rather proves that fact.

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