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Allan KeithMay 27, 2018 at 8:32 am
I suggest that the first thing you need to straighten out is that our living posterity in the womb are fully human beings in their earliest stage of life. As such, they have the same status and dignity as we who have been born have.
Unfortunately, if Ireland is any indication, two thirds of the world disagree with you. I have no argument with the idea that late term fetuses should have the same rights as us, with a couple restrictions. But to argue that an eight or ten week embryo, which has no means of perceiving anything and no means of being self aware, should have the same rights as you and I, belies the facts. I have no problem with you thinking otherwise but that is primarily a religious belief.
For enabling this holocaust and corrupting key institutions and professions to support and carry it out our civilisation proves itself morally bankrupt.
There is only corruption if they are doing something they know to be wrong. No government is forced the allow abortions. No doctors are forced to perform abortions. No women are forced to have abortions.
Nobody is suggesting that abortion is the best option. The best option, obviously, is to not get pregnant in the first place. But you are not willing to support the two approaches that are proven to prevent these pregnancies, comprehensive sex education and access to birth control.
Governments allow practices that are known to kill people. For example, alcohol and smoking are perfectly legal even though they are responsible for over 500,000 deaths per year in the US alone. And not only do governments allow it, they profit from it, in many cases actually selling the products directly.
That many have become morally blind to this worst single evil of our time speaks saddening volumes. And on fair comment, that includes you sir, given rhetoric above and elsewhere. Wake up! KF
This is priceless. Of the two of us, one has proposed an approach that has a proven track record of significantly reducing abortion rates, with the minimal risk to women. The other is proposing something that the data shows does not have an impact on abortion rates but significantly increases the risk to women. And you call me morally blind? If that is the type of logic that the blind belief in objective morality results in, I will stick with subjective morality.