One of the most visible pro-abortion voices in the nation, a professor at Smith College, is leading the public narrative that insists fetal heartbeats do not exist at six weeks despite medical evidence to the contrary.
Carrie Baker’s faculty bio describes her as a professor of “reproductive justice” and “feminist public writing…
In the wake of the passage and implementation of Texas’ pro-life heartbeat bill, Baker has taken up the relatively new drumbeat by some medical professors that fetal heartbeats do not exist at six weeks gestation.
“Not only is there no heart and no heartbeat, there is no fetus,” she wrote in a Sept. 7 piece headlined: “Media repeat junk science behind abortion ban laws: Check the science —There is no heartbeat at six weeks.”
But her citation to back up her claim actually disproved her claim.
Her original piece linked to what Baker described as a “basic embryology textbook” that states the “heart begins to pump fluid through blood vessels by day 20, and the first red blood cells appear the next day.”
It is actually a Merck Manual entry on fetal development written by Dr. Raul Artal-Mittelmark, retired professor and past chairman of Saint Louis University School of Medicine’s department of obstetrics, gynecology and women’s health, Just The News reports.
Also: Medical professors, media now claim fetal heartbeats do not exist at six weeks Christopher Coffey – University of Michigan, “Leading ‘reproductive justice’ professor insists fetal heartbeats do not exist” at The College Fix
Prediction: The Woke will triumph over science because the Woke care more for winning than people in science do for facts or truth.
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