Family of Abortion Business Owner Irving Feldkamp Dies in Montana Plane Crash
by Steven Ertelt
March 26, 2009
Butte, MT (LifeNews.com) — The crash of a small airplane in Montana carrying a family from California after a ski trip has made the national news, but the mainstream media hasn’t yet connected the dots. Were they to dig a little deeper, they would learn that the family killed in the crash has an infamous abortion connection.
The crash involved two daughters of a prominent California abortion business owner, Irving "Bud" Feldkamp, and their families.
Feldkamp owns the Family Planning Associates abortion business he purchased four years ago, but the mainstream media is only mentioning his ownership of a dental practice and that he is the CEO of Glen Helen Raceway Park in San Bernardino.
That is despite the fact that his 17 FPA abortion centers do more abortions in the state of California than Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion business.
Their plane went down on Sunday killing daughters Vanessa and Amy, two of Feldkamp’s sons-in-law, five grandchildren, the pilot and four family friends.
For pro-life advocates who are familiar with Feldkamp’s exploits as an abortion business owner, the crash is sad news but it carries a certain irony.
The plane crashed into Catholic Holy Cross cemetery near the Butte airport and burst into flames. The site of the devastating impact and the deaths of the 14 passengers was near a memorial erected in the cemetery to honor unborn children who have died in abortions.
The memorial, called the Tomb of the Unborn, was erected as a dedication to all babies who have died because of abortion.
Gingi Edmonds, a young pro-life activist, noticed the connection and the irony associated with Feldkamp and the site of the plane crash.
"Although Feldkamp is not an abortionist, he reaps profits of blood money from the tens of thousands of babies that are killed through abortions performed every year at the clinics he owns," she says.
"His business in the abortion industry was what enabled him to afford the private plane that was carrying his family to their week-long vacation," Edmonds adds.
Edmonds, who spent time with the pro-life group Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust, helped organize and conduct a weekly campaign where youth activists stood outside of Feldkamp’s mini-mansion in Redlands holding fetal development signs and raising community awareness regarding Feldkamp’s abortion business ownership.
"Every Thursday afternoon we called upon Bud and his wife Pam to repent, seek God’s blessing and separate themselves from the practice of child killing," she said.
Edmonds isn’t sure if the plane crash is God’s way of warning Feldkamp that he needs to end his involvement in the abortion industry, but she can’t help but recall the Feldkamps reactions to her signs showing developing unborn children.
"Pam Feldkamp laughing at the fetal development signs, Bud Feldkamp trying not to make eye contact as he got into his car with a small child in tow" — those are what she recalls.
"I only hope and pray that in the face of this tragedy, Feldkamp recognizes his need for repentance and reformation," Edmonds says.
"I pray that God will use this unfortunate catastrophe to soften the hearts of Bud and Pam and that they will draw close to the Lord and wash their hands of the blood of thousands of innocent children, each as precious and irreplaceable as their own," she concludes.
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