BAIPA

AcronymDefinition
BAIPABorn Alive Infants Protection Act
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BAIPA is an educational organization dedicated to elevating the art of the independent author-publisher.
Bob Heyman, BAIPA member and author of the newly released eBook, "SEO 4 Authors," will talk about "Using Search Engine Optimization to Sell More Books," during the afternoon workshop.
Shari Weiss, BAIPA board member and college professor focused on social media, will talk about "Setting Up and Implementing Your Social Media for Your Book Marketing Success," during the afternoon workshop.
However, in the years since BAIPA was enacted, evidences have multiplied that some abortion providers continue to not regard babies born alive during abortions as persons.
Obama countered this charge with the same defense he has used more recently: he claims that he had opposed the state BAIPA because it lacked the pre-birth neutrality clause that had been added to the federal bill.
National Right to Life and other pro-life observers have always regarded Obama's "defense" as contrived, since the original two-paragraph BAIPA on its face applied only after a live birth; the "neutrality clause" added in 2001 merely made this explicit, and therefore the new clause did not change the substance of the original bill.
Recently a pro-abortion blogger congratulated Obama because "as an Illinois state senator, he voted against BAIPA [Born Alive Infant Protection Act] twice, and then, as chairman of the Health and Human Services Committee in 2003, prevented it from advancing to the floor.