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Abortion: The great debate when life begins

Editor, Ceres Courier,

When an unprecedented draft opinion by the U.S. Supreme Court was leaked, those supporting Roe v Wade incorrectly reported abortion would be outlawed.  The draft opinion correctly removes federal government oversight of abortions and returns the process of determining when an abortion should be legal to the states.  Each of the states would then debate and set their own guidelines and laws regarding an abortion as deemed by the U.S. Constitution.

Pro-abortionist Democrats have mantled abortion as women’s “rights” while at the same time arguing they don’t know what a woman is unless you first consult a biologist.

Pro-life Republicans will have the opportunity to debate when life begins and decide in conservative states when an abortion is lawful.

In determining life, one can view the following opinions related to both God and biology through the process of a pregnancy:

Conception – At conception, the genes have already determined if the child is a male of female and 23 chromosomes are received from each parent with the child having its own DNA. 

Heartbeat – Recently some states have enacted “heartbeat aaws” preventing an abortion after the child has a heartbeat. 

15 Weeks – A Wall Street Journal poll found that most Americans support a 15-week abortion ban.

Point of Survival – Doctors consider the 22nd week the earliest gestational age when a baby is “viable” or able to survive outside of the womb.

Partial Birth Abortion - This gruesome procedure allows a child to butchered during the last trimester of a pregnancy where the baby endures excruciating pain as scissors are stabbed in the back of the baby’s head and a tube is inserted to suck out the baby’s brains to collapse the skull.

Infanticide – Murder of a child after birth.  Democrats defeated a bill by Republican Ann Wagner called the “Born Alive Abortion Survivor Act.”

California may take infanticide to another level if AB 2223 becomes law, which decriminalizes the murder of a baby up to 28 days after birth by forbidding law enforcement to investigate the murder. 

Abortions have not been outlawed and no woman’s “rights” has been trampled.

Frank Aquila

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