Brutal Abortionist LeRoy Carhart Pretends to Be a Minister of God
This might be one of the most disturbing abortion exposés you will ever read because the evil verges on unbelievable.
Abortionist LeRoy Carhart holds blasphemous and sacrilegious rituals using the dead bodies of babies that he brutally murders – and parents of the baby victims let him do it. Carhart, who runs late-term abortion facilities in Nebraska and Maryland, worked for the infamous partial-birth abortionist George Tiller of Wichita, Kansas and got training from him. Carhart’s religious methods came to light when Stella Morabito of The Federalist was horrified to find the marketing brochure for his Maryland facility. In it, Carhart dishonestly sells “Courtesy, Justice, Love, Respect,” and he dedicates his business to Tiller as the pioneer of partial-birth abortion.
Worst of all, both of these psychopaths claimed to be ministers of God. Now it’s necessary to look at their history in the light of Christ, Who warned us that the devil is the father of lies, and he was a murderer and liar from the beginning.
After about six years of extensive medical research and testimonies, the United States Congress outlawed Tiller’s shocking method of partial-birth abortion in 2003. In that method, an abortionist pulls an unborn baby almost all the way out of his or her mother’s womb, leaving part of the child’s head in her. Then the abortionist stabs the baby’s skull and vacuums out his or her brain. In the congressional hearings, partial-birth abortion was proven never medically necessary and never a solution to protect a mother’s health. Still, some lawmakers insisted on a life of the mother exception, which is absurd because partial-birth abortion requires forcing mothers to give birth.
Carhart filed lawsuits against partial-birth abortion bans and President George W. Bush’s administration took the federal Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case called Gonzales v. Carhart. In 2007, the Supreme Court upheld the federal ban and Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote the court’s opinion, where he instructs abortionists how escape penalties with Carhart’s methods of injecting poison into babies’ hearts or skulls.
Media Hailed Carhart as a Christian Savior
In 2011, two years after Tiller was assassinated at his Protestant parish, a reporter named Tiffany Arnold of the Germantown, Maryland Patch secretly met with Carhart to interview him. She proved the meeting with flattering photos of Carhart as if he was someone’s kindly grandpa. Many times Carhart claimed to fear protesters and evidently Ms. Arnold gained his trust, which indicates that she might have believed in what he does. Arnold wrote:
Carhart, 69, spoke with Patch on the condition that he was not asked about his safety or security. He responded to a variety of questions, such as how he reconciles abortion with his own faith in God and whether he sees himself continuing the work of his mentor Dr. George Tiller, a Kansas doctor who was fatally shot in 2009 by an abortion opponent during a church service.
She asked Carhart: “What are your personal views, as far as religion, and where does abortion fit in to that?”
“I was brought up in a family that was religious. My wife and I were active in the church until it became too dangerous for us to go — George [Tiller] and I used to joke about that. I went a couple of times with him, but I don’t go to any church actively now. I don’t think you have to go to a church to be a religious person. I think if you’re asking do I believe in God, yeah, I do. I think what I’m doing is because of God, not in spite of God. …
“People wouldn’t think God created a flawed pregnancy to punish or test the parents. I think that it’s just like any other medical condition, something that happens. God has provided us with a way to educate people to help take care of it. I think that because a certain, small group of people don’t believe in it doesn’t mean that it’s not the right thing to do.”
Later, in 2013, Arnold had to report that Jennifer McKenna Morbelli, 29, of New Rochelle, New York died five days after Carhart tried to abort her 33-week-old unborn baby in Maryland. In a 2012 Live Action undercover video of Carhart (which begins shortly after the 01:06:30 mark), he said abortions are illegal there after unborn babies are 26 weeks old.
Bruce Goldfarb, a spokesman for the chief medical examiner’s office, made an excuse for Carhart by saying that Morbelli’s death was “natural.”
There was nothing natural about it. It seems Carhart fatally injured Morbelli. She suffered an amniotic fluid embolism, and in the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act, Congress specifically warned the public of that fatal condition as a potential consequence of partial-birth abortion. So Carhart violated Maryland’s weak age limit for killing unborn babies, and maybe he illegally attempted to commit a partial-birth abortion. Both mother and child died, and law enforcement officials let him get away with murder.
Miracles of Free Will Saved Some Babies
“Anti-abortion protesters have blamed Dr. LeRoy Carhart for Morbelli’s death. Opponents held protests outside the clinic,” wrote Arnold.
Yet she failed to interview those Catholics from the Maryland Coalition for Life, and homeschooling mothers with their children, who prayed for the salvation of Carhart and his potential victims. Adult sidewalk counselors helped to save some babies by leading their parents to financial aid, real health care, childcare supplies, and spiritual guidance.
In 2014, one of my friends met a Catholic Hispanic married couple outside Carhart’s clinic. They had pre-paid Carhart because he and other doctors said their baby would die soon after birth. My friend reimbursed the couple and a network of pro-lifers helped the couple to get their baby prenatal surgery, he was born healthy, and the couple joyfully showed their son to everyone who helped them. My friend gave me a photo of the newborn baby boy too.
November 24, 2016, the Maryland Coalition for Life announced that Carhart was leaving Germantown. Months later, on August 25, 2017, The Washington Post reported that the anonymous owners of Germantown Reproductive Services (GRS) were closing their business in Germantown, and Carhart vowed to open his own shop of horrors somewhere nearby:
“It’s a miracle. You fight for something for seven years, and all of a sudden it’s handed to you,” said Dennis Donnelly, media director for the coalition. He said that a donor came forward this summer, and the group raised additional funds to make an offer to buy out the owners of the facility.
Tony Martelli, president of the Maryland Coalition for Life, explained to me that Carhart was an employee of GRS; the coalition found a Christian businessman who decided to buy the building where GRS had rented an office and the businessman turned it into a medical center for doctors who provide true health care.
Carhart did open his own current facility in Bethesda, and The Washington Post article by Julie Zauzmer about Carhart’s religious celebration was published January 29, 2018. Four frauds posing as Christian ministers and one posing as a rabbi “blessed” Carhart’s new site. Rev. Carlton Veazey had the gall to pray for Carhart and his staff this way: “God of grace and God of glory, in Whom we move and live … Keep them safe and keep them strong. And may they always know that all that they do is for Thy glory.”
Tiller Invented the Unholy Rituals of ‘Abortion Care’
In 2011, Carole Joffe wrote a tribute to Tiller and the Guttmacher Institute published it. She interviewed some of his former employees, who said they loved him and revealed Tiller’s wicked rituals. Ms. Joffe’s title is professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of California, San Francisco; it seems she spent her whole career urging sex on demand and abortion on demand; and she attempted to paint Tiller as a saint. In part, Joffe wrote:
Patients … were also given written information on “baby plans”—the options available to them after their abortion. They were asked to consider, for example, whether they wished to see and hold their [dead] baby after delivery and whether they wanted pictures, blankets and footprints as keepsakes. They were also asked to contemplate whether they wanted a baptism or other religious ceremony, and whether they wished to have their baby’s ashes shipped to them after cremation at [Women’s Health Care Services].
WHCS offered patients an array of options for religious services. Dr. Tiller was a deeply spiritual person, and his clinic pioneered the incorporation of religious elements into abortion care. The chaplain on staff, a Protestant minister, was available to tailor services for Christian and nonaffiliated patients. The clinic also forged relationships with local rabbis and an imam in a neighboring county.
Got that? “Dr. Tiller was a deeply spiritual person.” If you dare, look at some photos obtained by American Right to Life.
Using Tiller’s “saying goodbye” rituals as a model, the abortion industry and many in media attempt to glorify the gruesome torture of innocent little victims by offering fake compassion and branding it “abortion care.” If you can take it, read the whole article to see how Tiller and his employees took up every possible moment of their customers’ time over the course of four or five days to make sure they killed their babies. Joffe’s tribute to Tiller shows that he claimed his mass-murder business was a ministry of from God, and his star disciple Carhart does the same.
Because patients were sedated during the induction, Dr. Tiller’s custom was to show the baby to parents who wished a viewing (and most did) the next day. This typically occurred after the woman’s final postdelivery checkup, in the clinic’s Quiet Room. According to staff, “The room, we set it up before they went in there. … We’d light candles and have soft lighting.”
Dr. Tiller, accompanied by the chaplain and often by the head nurse, would tell the parents what to expect (such as babies with organs outside their bodies, misshapen heads and other potentially disturbing sights) and ask them if they wanted to see and hold the baby. If they did, the baby would be brought in wrapped in a blanket. “Sometimes we would hold hands and say a prayer with the parents,” recalled one nurse. Parents were then offered time alone with their baby and were encouraged to take as long as they wished. …
As noted earlier, Dr. Tiller was a highly spiritual person, and he periodically referred to the clinic’s work as a “ministry.”
According to Joffe, Tiller’s former employees said they were doing “the Lord’s work.” So, Joffe hailed Tiller as both “deeply” and “highly” spiritual.
The BBC Opened Some Eyes
In July 2019, the Christian Institute in England warned Americans and the world that in response to some states passing laws to help overturn Roe v. Wade, the BBC produced a “Panorama” episode called “America’s Abortion Wars,” which is a “largely pro-abortion documentary” that “exposed the callousness of some abortionists in the U.S.” It includes Carhart bragging about the pleasure he gets from his murder methods. The Christian Institute said:
“America’s Abortion War” predominantly painted pro-life protesters as aggressive and even dangerous religious fanatics. But it was the words and actions of the abortion doctors which shocked presenter Hilary Andersson.
Andersson interviewed Dr. Yashica Robinson, thought to be personally responsible for more than 2,000 abortions every year in Alabama, where abortion laws are changing to better protect the unborn and watched him abort an unborn baby aged 17 weeks.
The Christian Institute revealed what Americans can’t see unless we subscribe to the BBC:
Andersson averted her eyes during the abortion, and when it was over she left, visibly disturbed, and said: “Thinking about abortion academically is one thing. Watching a procedure is quite something different. And I think it doesn’t really matter what your personal opinion is, it’s difficult to watch. I found it really hard to watch.”
Ms. Andersson then went to Maryland, where she interviewed Carhart. In part, here’s how the Christian Institute described that scene:
In Maryland, the law states a late-term abortion can only take place if the child might not survive, or if the mother’s health is at serious risk.
But while he denies carrying out unnecessary abortions, Dr. Carhart says “financial health” and “social health” would constitute medical health, adding, “There’s a large, large list.”
He admitted that he would be happy to perform any abortion if the mother tells him “it would destroy her life if she has to carry the baby.”
In a video clip no longer available on YouTube, Carhart stunned Andersson because, essentially, he admitted he’d abort unborn babies up to the moment of birth:
Andersson: “What counts as a medical need, in your view? I mean, if the woman is really stressed in her pregnancy, to qualify her?”
Carhart: “It has to get more to the point of depression, not just stress, and if it fit within my confidence of what we could do safely, I would do that.”
Andersson: “Right up until when?”
Then Carhart was stunned:
Andersson: “Thirty-eight weeks? Thirty-nine weeks?”
Carhart: “I don’t know.”
Andersson: “That you’re not comfortable saying?”
Carhart: “No. I’m not going to say. To the fetus it makes no difference whether it’s born or not born. The baby has no input in this as far as I’m concerned.”
Andersson: “But it’s interesting that you use the word ‘baby’ because a lot of abortionists won’t use that. They’ll use the word ‘fetus’ because they don’t acknowledge that there’s a life.”
Carhart: “I think that it is a baby, and I use it with the patients.”
Andersson: “And you have no problem with”
Carhart interrupted: “Absolutely not.”
Andersson completed her sentence: “killing a baby?”
Carhart: “I have no problem if it’s in the mother’s uterus.”
You Have Power to Save Babies
Saint Paul warned us about murderous counterfeits such as LeRoy Carhart and everyone in media and politics who empowers him, yet we are not helpless:
Put you on the armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the deceits of the devil. For our wrestling is not against flesh and blood; but against principalities and powers, against the rulers of the world of this darkness, against the spirits of wickedness in the high places. Therefore take unto you the armor of God, that you may be able to resist in the evil day, and to stand in all things perfect. Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of justice, And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace: In all things taking the shield of faith, wherewith you may be able to extinguish all the fiery darts of the most wicked one. And take unto you the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit (which is the word of God).
Despite some corrupt government officials, take heart in the Maryland Coalition for Life’s victory of ousting Carhart from Germantown.
Abby Johnson said: “Eternity will be very scary for [Carhart] unless he finds repentance. I pray he finds it very, very soon.” Johnson also said that several of Carhart’s former employees went through her ministry And Then There Were None, where they found healing in Christ.
Anita Crane is an analyst, writer and editor for Human Life International. She earned a B.A. in Catholic Theology from Christendom College and is certified by the Catholic Diocese of Arlington, Virginia in VIRTUS training called Protecting God's Children. She lives near Washington, D.C. and her background includes working as a promo producer and scriptwriter for the C-SPAN Networks, and working as senior editor of the national pro-life magazine Celebrate Life. She has written many articles about the Catholic stance on faith, human rights, politics, movies, and other media for internet publishers, some with millions of readers.