Abortion Debate - Pro-Life Sta


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In Roman times, abortion and the destruction of unwanted
children was permissible, but as out civilization has aged, it seems
that such acts were no longer acceptable by rational human beings, so
that in 1948, Canada along with most other nations in the world signed
a declaration of the United Nations promising every human being the
right to life. The World Medical Association meeting in Geneve at the
same time, stated that the utmost respect for human life was to be
from the moment of conception. This declaration was re-affirmed when
the World Medical Association met in Oslo in 1970. Should we go
backwards in our concern for the life of an individual human being?

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the moment of conception, a new human life has been created.

Only those who allow their emotional passion to overide their
knowledge, can deny it: only those who are irrational or ignorant
of science, doubt that when a human sperm fertilizes a human ovum a
new human being is created. A new human being who carries genes in its
cells that make that human being uniquely different from any and other
human being and yet, undeniably a member, as we all are, of the great
human family. All the fetus needs to grow into a babe, a child, an old
man, is time, nutrition and a suitable environment. It is determined
at that very moment of conception whether the baby will be a boy or a
girl; which of his parents he will look like; what blood type he will
have. His whole heritage is forever fixed. Look at a human being 8
weeks after conception and you, yes every person here who can tell the
difference between a man and a women, will be able to look ...

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Liberation Movement, the new Feminists,
Dr. Henry Morgentaler or the Canadian Medical Association President
feel about it, does not alter the fact of the matter. An
incontrovertible fact that cannot change as feelings change.

If abortion is undeniably the taking of human life and yet
sincere misguided people feel that it should be just a personal matter
between a women and the doctor, there seems to be 2 choices open to
them. (1) That they would believe that other acts of destruction of
human beings such as infanticide and homicide should be of no concern
of society and therefore, eliminate them from the criminal code. This
I cannot believe is the ...

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