by Deacon Michael Bickerstaff | January 22, 2017 12:04 am
Medical Science has long understood when a new, self-determining, unique human life begins. It begins at fertilization, also called conception; the coming together of the sperm and the ovum.
This is not religious thought or opinion—it is settled science.
This “product of conception,” a euphemism used by the pro-abort side to distract us from reality, is a new organism. Its DNA is unique from its mother and father. It is human. If allowed to mature, it will never become a fish, bird or animal—it is and always will be a human.
Most other arguments are distractions or distortions.
You get the idea. The reality is far different from how it is portrayed by those who favor abortion. It is actually the Catholic Church with the science on its side. It is the pro-abortion crowd that often speaks, not with science, but with emotion and, dare I say, blind faith to the secular deity of self.
What is even more frightening is the trend by many over the past few decades who acknowledge the science yet argue in favor of abortion anyway. God save us all.
On January 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on “privacy” in Roe v. Wade opened the floodgates on the killing of tens of millions of unborn children in the U.S. alone. We must not become numb to this. We must not despair. Pray, pray and pray some more. And become involved in the pro-life movement.
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