Here's Three Reasons Why I'm Pro-Life on Abortion

Paul Stark

If someone asks what you think about abortion, or why you're pro-life, what do you say? How do you get supporters of abortion to rethink the issue--or even change their minds? We can put forward our case clearly, concisely, and in a way that appeals to those who aren't already pro-life. Here are three key points to make when articulating your view.

1. Science

The first point is a scientific one: The unborn child (i.e., the human embryo or fetus) is a living member of the species Homo sapiens.

This isn't just something pro-lifers claim. It's a fact that the science of embryology demonstrates. The unborn child is alive (because she's growing), human (((because she has human DNA), and an organism--not a mere part of someone else (like a kidney or a patch of tissue), but a whole individual developing herself through the various stages of life. Each of us was once an embryo and fetus, just as we were once infants, toddlers, and teenagers.

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