Today is the 38th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade
and Doe v. Bolton
decisions made in the Supreme Court in 1973, which together essentially legalized abortion on demand throughout an entire pregnancy. Thankfully, today, some progress has been made in reversing the effects of those decisions, but until the decisions themselves are reversed entirely and new legislation put into place that protects all human life from conception forwards, we will not be done.
It is the pro-life position that all human beings have a basic right to live, free of the murderous intentions of others, from the moment that their life begins onwards.
Now, those of you who are pro-life are going to be reading all this going, “We know all this, already. Get to the good bit!” But it’s important to bear in mind that the foundation of the pro-life movement is one of the respect for the rights of all human beings as you read the rest of this entry. And, conversely, that abortion is—by its very nature—the deliberate dehumanization of the smallest and most helpless members of the human family for the express purpose of taking their most basic right away from them. And that abortion supporters want, more than anything else, not to be made to feel they are wrong for trampling on the rights of these people. Because I found a webpage the other day that has made me amused and infuriated by turns ever since I saw it.The Abortion Provider’s Declaration of Rights( More... )