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Tuesday, November 17, 2009
 
Open letter to Obama regarding forced abortion in China
This is not a political issue. It's a human rights issue and a women's rights issue. On April 22 of this year, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton condemned forced abortion and forced sterilization in China, saying that they are "absolutely unacceptable." It does not matter whether you are pro-choice or pro-life on this issue. No one supports forced abortion, because it is not a choice.

When we say, "forced abortion," what do we mean? At the Novembeer 10 hearing, we heard the heart-wrenching testimony of "Wujuan" (not her real name) who was a victim of China's One Child Policy in 2005. Wujuan went into hiding when she became pregnant because she did not have a birth permit. She brought her pregnancy to term in hiding. A neighbor found her and told her that her father-in-law was being beaten daily and might soon die if she didn't give herself up. She was caught in a terrible choice: the life of her father-in-law, or the life of her baby. As she agonized about this, the Family Planning Police discovered her hiding place, broke into her shack, and dragged her out for a forced abortion. When the oxytocin injection failed to induce labor, they forced her onto an operating table and cut her full term baby to pieces with scissors while she was fully awake. When the surgery was complete, the doctor dumped the small body into a trash can. Wujuan says that a part of her died forever at that moment.

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