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There is no such thing as a partial birth abortion. It's a made-up term with no legal meaning.

The exact medical term is "intact dilation and extraction". How many lay people would understand that? None. So a colloquial term is "invented" to convey a complex term.

It obviously has some legal meaning because it is being argued and fought over constantly.

If they don't exist before a certain point because the brain is not developed, it doesn't matter what equipment you use.

And we used to not know of the existence of bacteria because we couldn't see them with the naked eye. Lo and behold the microscope was invented and a whole new brave world opened up.

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