Where the Logic of Abortion Fails

The subject of abortion has recently surfaced in a dramatic way through revelations about possible criminal activity at Planned Parenthood involving the sale of human body parts. Aside from the allegations of unethical and illegal practices at PP, the Scriptures make it clear that human life begins at conception. Principle #3 in Luke, p. 1379 makes my position in this regard clear:


Both Elizabeth’s and Mary’s pregnancies demonstrate dramatically that life begins at conception. Reflect carefully on what happened when Mary greeted Elizabeth. John, who was just entering his sixth month in the womb, recognized the presence and the divine identity of Jesus in Mary’s womb just a few days after He had been conceived.


Of course, many people who advocate for “pro-choice” have no idea what the Word of God has to say on this subject. Furthermore, there is no consensus in the pro-choice community about when human life actually begins. Opinions range from varying numbers of weeks to the time the baby completely emerges from the body of the mother….

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