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Pro-choice, see there.
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Frist is correct in saying that human life begins at conception. But he is tragically willing to play God in deciding that some human beings should give up their lives for a supposed greater good.
Of course, to claim that a picture could resolve this apparently central contention in the abortion debate is an odd claim to make from the pro-life perspective, which generally insists that human life begins at conception, when there is nothing that looks remotely like a human baby.
If only he could show that science proves that human life begins at conception and not at birth, surely it would turn the tide.
by (http://www.paul.senate.gov/?p=press_release&id=739) declaring that human life begins at conception.
Brennan uncovers an essay from the September 1970 issue of California Medicine that unabashedly advocated the use of the following "semantic gymnastics" (their words, not mine or Brennan's) to promote the broader acceptance of abortion: (1) "avoidance of the scientific fact, which every one really knows, that human life begins at conception" and (2) "separat[ing] the idea of abortion from the idea of killing."
Science clearly tells us that full human life begins at conception with the formation of a genetically complete, self-directing human entity, the embryo.

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