So here’s my pro-life arguement, using exclusively science, but I’m not a speechwriter and it needs some refining.Here it goes: Your cells are considered a part of you, but these cells can give rise to another person. So, when does a cell quit being just someone’s cell, and start being a baby? Conception, of course! Why? Because prior to that, the cell had your DNA. Now, the cell has it’s own DNA, different from everyone else on the entire planet. The cell is now, scientifically, it’s own person.
Some people will say it’s not okay to abort once it’s in the second or third trimester, but all the baby does between conception and then is grow, it’s already living!(I even borrowed a few textbooks from a library, and the unborn baby is alive, by definition.)
Others will say until it’s born it’s okay to abort(planned parenthood, for instance), but again, what changes? What if it’s head is almost out, but not quite, can you abort it then? What if all that’s left are it’s feet? Once again, their position can be supported using neither science not scripture.
So, how’d I do? Any suggestions welcome!