Some British government-run hospitals have been incinerating aborted and miscarried babies to generate heat. A recent report shows that this practice has been part of the National Health Service’s “waste to energy” policy for the past couple of years. The service considered these 15,500 dead babies “clinical waste” and burned their bodies.
Citizens and politicians have reacted to the news with outrage, prompting the Department of Health to quickly ban the practice on March 23. People are calling it abhorrent, deplorable, disgusting, loathsome, nauseating, obscene, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, sickening, abominable, evil, foul, heinous, odious and vile. Health Minister Dr. Dan Poulter called it “totally unacceptable.”