These illustrations, by Tanja Butler, accurately depict a partial-birth abortion being performed on a baby at 24 weeks gestation age. Most partial-birth abortions are performed in the 20-26 week range (the fifth and sixth months), and some are performed even later. Source: National Right to Life.
Letters from medical authorities affirming the accuracy of these drawings below:
Anthony P. Levatino, M.D., J.D., former abortionist, explaining the images shown above “accurately depect” the patial-birth abortion method, and the “images are size-appropriate to a fetus of approximately 24 weeks gestation.” – March 4, 2003
Watson A. Browes, Jr., M.D., co-editor-in-chief of the journal Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey, explaining that the images shown above “accurately depict” the partial-birth abortion method being used on “a fetus of approximately 24 weeks gestation.” – March 6, 2003