And thank you to Professors Farrow, Allen and von Heyking for daring to speak the truth:
“Though there is much debate philosophically over the essence of personhood, few doubt that the human fetus carries within itself the requisite attributes for personhood,” the professors wrote. “It has nevertheless been tempting not to count the pre-born among those with legal standing, just as it was once convenient not to count slaves or women. With much difficulty we faced our moral failure with respect to the latter and modified the law accordingly…”
Original source: National Post letters.
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Baby bumps? Why not ‘fetus bumps’? – Lifesite
“Within the womb, it was a fetus, outside the womb–even temporarily, even preterm–it was an unborn child.” - Source: Falling for the Same Old ‘Overturn’ Trap.
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Worth checking out: D’Amato: Woodworth correct in seeking fetal rights discussion – Record
Somerville: The right to life and Canada’s democracy – Calgary Herald