"Let me tell you, at the rate Guam Memorial Hospital is aborting children, between 400-600 a year, and most of them are not even reported. Where are the lives that we are going to protect and preserve? Here we go talking about indigenous rights and self-determination. What good is all that if we don't have our followers to follow and enjoy the fruits of our labor, of this generation's labor, of your labor and my labor to fix this island and have autonomous rights to govern our people?" - quoted in: Asian/Pacific Islander American Women: A Historical Anthology, pg. 372, edited by Shirley Hume, Gail M. Nomura17 years later, we see from a partial abortion report that there were at least TEN abortions over a 5 month period in 2007 at our tax payer funded hospital:
(More on abortions at GMH in another post)
There are a couple of other issues the GMH letter raises. What is the hospital's definition of "non-viable?"
A quick google turns up this fact:
"...20 to 35 percent of babies born at 23 weeks of gestation survive, while 50 to 70 percent of babies born at 24 to 25 weeks."A 2013 inquiry into the policy at GMH turned up this: