Thirty-five years after the Supreme Court unilaterally struck down state laws restricting abortion, the cost of that decision continues to increase our moral deficit, which will have far greater (and eternal) consequences than the impact from economic challenges during a possible recession. Continue reading
As to infanticide—you’d be surprised how many people on campus think an unborn baby isn’t human unless the mother sincerely believes he is. If the sincerity of her belief could make all that difference for unborn babies, why couldn’t it for born ones too? In fact, some pro-abortion people already think this way. Biochemist James Watson sincerely believes that babies should not be considered alive for three days after they’re born. Some people have sincerely suggested that three days are too few—they want thirty.
— J. Budziszewski, from How to Stay Christian in College, p. 92
Feminists need to ask why the “sexist” establishment supports abortion. It may be that abortion enhances the male’s freedom to exploit by sparing him from the worry of paternity.
— Bill Crouse, quoted in Abortion: A Rational Look At An Emotional Issue by R. C. Sproul, p. 97