Organ Harvesting in Africa
If I hadn’t read this, I would have NOT believed it.
President Barack Obama told a group of young African leaders on Monday that harvesting organs from humans that are killed as part of an African ritual was “craziness” and a “cruel” tradition that needed to stop. He warned of dehumanizing marginal groups of humans and of the problems that arise when “you are not able to see someone else as a human being.”
Molly Hemingway at the Federalist Blog reported it today. I found it on Twitter and had to read it because I honestly thought it was satire.
Obama’s comments come in the midst of a weeks-long scandal in his own country over the killing of unborn children via abortion followed by the harvesting and distribution of their organs. The Center for Medical Progress has released five videos of Planned Parenthood officials discussing the killing of human fetuses and the harvesting of their organs — or entire cadavers — to researchers willing to pay a pretty penny for them.
I know the lame stream media has reported VERY LITTLE on the atrocity. I know very few Congress has watched them as reported by Josh Earnest, the President own press secretary. I watched them so I could hear it all in context and not soundbites on Facebook. I literally felt like I was going to throw up when I saw the little babies hand be picked up on the pie dish.
I am really having a disconnect on how our President can say this to these young Africans and then still support the same “cruel” and “crazy” harvesting in our country.
“Young people, you can lead the way and set a good example. But it requires some courage because the old thinking, people will push back at you and if you don’t have convictions and courage to be able stand up for what you think is right, then cruelty will perpetuate itself,” he said. He added, “If there’s one thing I want YALI leaders to come out with, it’s the notion of you are strong by taking care of the people who are vulnerable, by looking after the minority, looking after the disabled, looking after the vulnerable. You’re not strong by putting people down you’re strong by lifting them up. That’s the measure of a leader.” Obama to the Young African Leaders Initiative.
As President Obama said, it is “crazy” and “cruel” to harvest organs from humans that are killed. Yes, I agree both from those in the womb and those pronounced “brain dead”.