sink-or-svvim asked: A cell is defined as the basic unit of life. so that means that from the moment a sperm meets an egg to make a dipliod cell, that is LIFE. I don't see why there is a scientific debate, when the definition is right there.
The unborn ARE persons.
So should humans be recognized as persons under the law? Yes, because humans are persons. Something is a person if it has a personal nature.1 In other words, something is a person if, by nature, it has the capacity to develop the ability to think rationally, express emotion, make decisions, etc. This capacity is something that a person has as soon as he begins to exist, since it is part of his...
Personhood: It is unjust and inaccurate to...
PAGE SUMMARY: By definition, humanity and personhood go hand in hand. Developing humans in the womb have an intrinsically personal nature and even demonstrate “personality” in many of the same ways that newborn babies do. There are essentially two issues which must be resolved concerning unborn embryos and fetuses. The first is, “Are they human beings?” The second is,...
The unborn baby is just as viable (able to live)...
An unborn human person is just as viable as you or me in any stage of development. Our basic needs are the same when we are unborn as it is when we are born and for the rest of our life. What are those needs? Food, water, and shelter. The mother’s womb provides these three things in a more perfect way than when we are born persons. Yes, they are administered differently, but they are our...
The Amish do not carry health insurance. The government respects their...– Cardinal-Elect Timothy Dolan (via badwolfcomplex)
Behold, new things have come.: The baby is not the... →
sword-meets-rose: catholicfemininegenius: If you don’t know, I’m studying to receive a Masters in Public Health with an emphasis in global health. A lot of global health revolves around maternal and reproductive “health”. I put health in quotations because guess what I have to hear about ALL. THE. TIME. CONDOMSCONTRACEPTIVESSEXWORKERSABORTIONSUNWANTEDCHILDREN This is driving me nuts! Every...
The Most Feminist Thing You Can Do Is Save Lives →
badwolfcomplex: As requested by sword-meets-rose, a rebloggable list of these links. Plus a few extra. Abortion advocates keep telling Pro-life Feminists how we should be ashamed of ourselves, but it’s the murderers of children who should be ashamed. Pro-Lifers work to end the circumstances that create the perceived need for abortion, to provide material and emotional aid to women in crisis...
Forty years of legalized abortion in our country is too long! There have been...– Archbishop Jose Gomez (Los Angeles)