This week’s political telephone survey caller asked me the age-old question, “Would you support abortion to save the life of the mother?” When I explained to her that that question is a smokescreen used to justify abortion, she seemed quite surprised. Let me explain.
Yes, there are cases where the baby has to be taken early to save the life of the mother, but in all of these cases those performing the procedure can try to save the life of the baby as well. There are no medical cases where the life of the child must be destroyed to save the life of the mother.
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