Several years ago I was pro choice. My rationale was, even though I would never ever abort an innocent life, it was not my place to tell someone else they couldn’t, nor prevent them from doing so. After all, it was between them and their conscience.
Then the brain kicked in.
There’s a lot more to this story. There are multi facets to this issue. What if the thing that is developing in the body IS a unique life. Sure it is. It ain’t just a growth that happens. So where is human life? At conception? At birth? Somewhere in between. Scientifically, only at conception makes sense. Legally, maybe at conception, at development of brain, when heart starts, at pain threshold, at the point where it is viable, albeit with life support without the mother, at birth?
Disclaimer: I am a premie… I weighed 2.2 pounds at birth.
So the late term club I automatically have a problem with. Hey, you gonna legally kill me? Hey, not to brag but I have 23 patents… you gonna deprive society of that benefit? Thank you very much.
So, conception it is. Nothing else makes sense. That means you abort, you murder. Period.
But then, think in another area. What about rights? What do these rights DO?
Well, if I need rights for my body, and I am free to kill a living organism, then there is no value to that living organism. There is no value to life. AND I AM SIMPLY AN OBJECT TO BE USED FOR SELFISH PLEASURE. Is that what humanity is about?
I don’t think so.
Think about it.