Planned Parenthood chief: Life begins when a child is delivered

posted at 4:02 pm on February 28, 2014 by Allahpundit

Via the Corner, be grateful that she’s willing to draw the line at delivery. Some PP officials think a baby’s fair game under certain circumstances even if it’s alive, breathing, and outside the womb.

An excellent point from John McCormack, who has lots of firsthand experience with trying to get abortion warriors to flesh out their positions on camera:

It takes Ramos three tries to get her to come clean. Before that, she actually tries to dodge by dismissing the question of when life begins as somehow peripheral to the conversation. Most of you know what the polling on this issue looks like but here’s your reminder that the head of America’s biggest abortion provider, which purports to represent the mainstream pro-choice movement in America, is apparently wildly out of sync with the public. Most people tolerate the practice during the first trimester and then get gradually queasier the longer the child’s developed.

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The same Gallup poll found that 52 percent think abortion should be legal only in certain circumstances and another 18 percent thought it should be illegal only in certain circumstances. All of which explains, of course, why Richards is so reluctant to answer this question directly. She knows where the numbers are and she knows where she is on this issue. Honesty can only hurt the cause.


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Yep, she must belong to the party of ‘science.’//

melle1228 on February 28, 2014 at 4:05 PM

define “delivered”

any part out? all out? half way out? head out? feet out?

commodore on February 28, 2014 at 4:06 PM

Ugh, only Margaret Sanger would be proud.

redguy on February 28, 2014 at 4:06 PM

What a right-wing loon. Everybody knows life only begins the first time a person votes Democrat.

NotCoach on February 28, 2014 at 4:06 PM

No, no, I thought only the dead vote Dem.. :)

melle1228 on February 28, 2014 at 4:06 PM

What a right-wing loon. Everybody knows life only begins the first time a person votes Democrat.

NotCoach on February 28, 2014 at 4:06 PM

Sick b!tch…

OmahaConservative on February 28, 2014 at 4:07 PM

Worshipers of Baal.

CW20 on February 28, 2014 at 4:08 PM

My Bishop was robbed!

NotCoach on February 28, 2014 at 4:08 PM

The ridiculousness of her statement jaw dropping.

Yet, not surprising.

portlandon on February 28, 2014 at 4:08 PM

Most people tolerate the practice during the first trimester and then get gradually queasier the longer the child’s developed.

It’s fairly simple actually. If you knowingly abort a baby at any time after conception, it’s murder. See simple.

Johnnyreb on February 28, 2014 at 4:08 PM

My Bishop was robbed!

NotCoach on February 28, 2014 at 4:08 PM

Melle gives not back his Bish…

melle1228 on February 28, 2014 at 4:09 PM

So Oxygen is the key factor here?

portlandon on February 28, 2014 at 4:09 PM

The “logic” of a liberal:

Life begins when it’s right out of the vagina
Homosexuality is normal

sentinelrules on February 28, 2014 at 4:10 PM

melle1228 on February 28, 2014 at 4:06 PM

How’d you manage to put thoughts in NotCoach’s head? Think I’ll keep an eye on you.

antipc on February 28, 2014 at 4:10 PM

Help me here…PETA has no issue with me for shooting something until the meat is in my freezer? Or am I missing something here?

teejk on February 28, 2014 at 4:11 PM

How’d you manage to put thoughts in NotCoach’s head? Think I’ll keep an eye on you.

antipc on February 28, 2014 at 4:10 PM

He he.. I am psychic or psycho.. I always forget. :)

melle1228 on February 28, 2014 at 4:12 PM

Melle gives not back his Bish…

melle1228 on February 28, 2014 at 4:09 PM

Your powers are strong. Are concede this battle, but we will meet again!

NotCoach on February 28, 2014 at 4:12 PM

So Oxygen is the key factor here?

portlandon on February 28, 2014 at 4:09 PM

Is that before or after the doctor spanks the baby to make it breathe?

Bitter Clinger on February 28, 2014 at 4:13 PM

“The group with the lowest abortion rate are homosexuals.”

-Libfreeorcry

portlandon on February 28, 2014 at 4:13 PM

Your powers are strong. Are concede this battle, but we will meet again!

NotCoach on February 28, 2014 at 4:12 PM

Are, I, whatever. But that’s what I get for not graduating from Harvard Law.

NotCoach on February 28, 2014 at 4:13 PM

What a right-wing loon. Everybody knows life only begins the first time a person votes Democrat.

NotCoach on February 28, 2014 at 4:06 PM

No, no, I thought only the dead vote Dem.. :)

melle1228 on February 28, 2014 at 4:06 PM

Too much time travel going on at Hotgas.

nobar on February 28, 2014 at 4:13 PM

Then please explain why some states charge a person for TWO murders for killing a pregnant person.

ImmigrantsWife on February 28, 2014 at 4:14 PM

I thought the new Left talking point was the child was fair game until it could say “Mama please don’t kill me.”

Of course, at that point the child can also be coerced into asking for euthanasia, at least in Belgium.

will77jeff on February 28, 2014 at 4:15 PM

Does this go for partial birth abortions? Saline Abortions?

She just opened a whole new can of whoop azz.

upinak on February 28, 2014 at 4:17 PM

So,lady, were you you the day before you were born? If the doctors had done a Csection on your mom 24 hours before your current birthday, would you have been alive? would you have still grown up as you have? If so, at what point were you not you?
Let me help you–you were “YOU” they day your daddy’s sperm snuggled up to your mom’s egg. Life does not begin, it just continues.

Doc Holliday on February 28, 2014 at 4:17 PM

Science is tough for leftist thugs.

How spake thuja?

Schadenfreude on February 28, 2014 at 4:17 PM

Despicable.

NavyMustang on February 28, 2014 at 4:17 PM

But GOP’s still run from abortion and let liberals frame the debate. It’s probably the easiest issue to turn against the Dems and the GOP just leaves it on the table.

Mark1971 on February 28, 2014 at 4:18 PM

I wonder how much her bleach job costs. Head Hag at PP must be a pretty good gig, if you can get it.

ImmigrantsWife on February 28, 2014 at 4:18 PM

And, it’s important to note that Cecile Richards is a personal friend and campaign advisor of Wendy Davis, and has been fundraising for Davis and appearing with her at joint events all over (blue areas) of Texas.

The close relationship between Richards and Davis explains a lot, and raises a lot of red flags.

Pork-Chop on February 28, 2014 at 4:18 PM

Some PP officials think a baby’s fair game under certain circumstances even if it’s alive, breathing, and outside the womb.

obama, Pelosi and the black doctor who rots in prison do too.

Schadenfreude on February 28, 2014 at 4:19 PM

Sorry if I offend some blonds but this is a dumb blond.

How do these people sleep at night?

notwantedinN.Y.

jmtham156 on February 28, 2014 at 4:19 PM

T

oo much time travel going on at Hotgas.nobar on February 28, 2014 at 4:13 PM

Saw another TT incident yesterday between bmore and anther traveler. :)

AH_C on February 28, 2014 at 4:20 PM

The space time continuum has been broken at HotAir.

mwbri on February 28, 2014 at 4:20 PM

No zygote no human!

iamsaved on February 28, 2014 at 4:21 PM

let’s reverse my above argument for this lady, too. If your mom had had an abortion when she was pregnant with you, would you exist? If no, then you must “exist” prior to birth, which means you are alive prior to birth, and that negates your argument that life begins at delivery.

Doc Holliday on February 28, 2014 at 4:22 PM

Saw another TT incident yesterday between bmore and anther traveler. :)

AH_C on February 28, 2014 at 4:20 PM

I am humbled to be able to view TT in a non-headache inducing manner.

nobar on February 28, 2014 at 4:22 PM

NOT at all a fair reading/conclusion of her response.
But right in line with the typical way the issue gets argued by some in the anti-abortion rights crowd.

And really, don’t you mean to charge with her saying life begins once she delivers a baby?
I mean if you’re gonna sell b.s. anyway, go for the gold.

verbaluce on February 28, 2014 at 4:22 PM

yeah, Einstein would find Hot Air really puzzling. Maybe we’ve been sucked into a wormhole…

Doc Holliday on February 28, 2014 at 4:23 PM

And really, don’t you mean to charge with her saying life begins once she delivers a baby?
I mean if you’re gonna sell b.s. anyway, go for the gold.

verbaluce on February 28, 2014 at 4:22 PM

You

1. Either didn’t read what AP typed, or

2. Didn’t pay attention

Schadenfreude on February 28, 2014 at 4:25 PM

God, she’s one ugly broad.

lostmotherland on February 26, 2014 at 4:09 PM

slickwillie2001 on February 28, 2014 at 4:26 PM

Just spit-balling here – but you change her dress to black and she definitely has that Hollywood female Nazi jail guard look nailed! Slicked blonde hair, black boots, indifference towards life…

JasperBallbaggins on February 28, 2014 at 4:26 PM

Most people tolerate the practice during the first trimester and then get gradually queasier the longer the child’s developed.

It’s fairly simple actually. If you knowingly abort a baby at any time after conception, it’s murder. See simple.

Johnnyreb on February 28, 2014 at 4:08 PM

Cool, I wonder what percentage of the vote a pro-life candidate trying to ban most common forms of birth control because of your simple notion would get? 10%? 15% You guess.

thuja on February 28, 2014 at 4:26 PM

NOT at all a fair reading/conclusion of her response.
But right in line with the typical way the issue gets argued by some in the anti-abortion rights crowd.

And really, don’t you mean to charge with her saying life begins once she delivers a baby?
I mean if you’re gonna sell b.s. anyway, go for the gold.

verbaluce on February 28, 2014 at 4:22 PM

So she didn’t say life begins at birth? What did she say, then?

NotCoach on February 28, 2014 at 4:27 PM

Via the Corner, be grateful that she’s willing to draw the line at delivery. Some PP officials think a baby’s fair game under certain circumstances even if it’s alive, breathing, and outside the womb.

That includes President Obama, who thinks it’s okay to wrap a newborn in the dirty linens and throw it out to die in the laundry room.

slickwillie2001 on February 28, 2014 at 4:29 PM

Thus spoke Zarathustra thuja.

Schadenfreude on February 28, 2014 at 4:29 PM

Before that, she actually tries to dodge by dismissing the question of when life begins as somehow peripheral to the conversation.

That’s not a dodge. To her it’s irrelevant if the baby is alive or not. Her convenience comes first.

kcewa on February 28, 2014 at 4:30 PM

Makes no sense.

Is she saying the baby is not alive while he’s in the womb? Contradictions by science and common sense aside, if there’s nothing living inside the womb, there’s no need for an abortion. Which would mean less revenue for her company.

Or does she mean that there’s no life that matters inside the womb? Which would make her a monster.

NavyMom on February 28, 2014 at 4:31 PM

Thus spoke Zarathustra thuja.

Schadenfreude on February 28, 2014 at 4:29 PM

Nietzche is way cool.

thuja on February 28, 2014 at 4:32 PM

Crazy anti science death obsessed leftist.

Murphy9 on February 28, 2014 at 4:32 PM

Allah, your title is a little deceptive. Richardson didn’t say that she thinks that “life begins when a child is delivered” if you take all of her comments in context she really said that while she determined that her kids’ life began when they were delivered all women have to decide that for themselves – which means that she believes that life begins whenever the mother says so. And which, of course, is far more egregious.

newtopia on February 28, 2014 at 4:34 PM

Cool, I wonder what percentage of the vote a pro-life candidate trying to ban most common forms of birth control because of your simple notion would get? 10%? 15% You guess.

thuja on February 28, 2014 at 4:26 PM

So let’s take your line of thinking: Plan B, condoms and every type of BC under the sun is available at every corner in every town. Why are there so many abortions? Why are over half of the abortion 2nd abortion and women over 18? We aren’t talking about scared stupid teens? If birth control and education are the answer, then wtf are we needing millions of abortion or especially LATE TERM ABORTION? Back at ya sista.. I will compromise.. ALL forms of BC and even abortion in rape and incest, but NO CONVENIENCE ABORTIONS MMMKAY?

melle1228 on February 28, 2014 at 4:34 PM

Her answer is also completely unscientific, which is, I suspect, the real reason she wants to dismiss the question. Forget the polling. Her “honest” answer makes her sound biologically ignorant. Not a good position for someone purporting to be a provider of medical services.

gengwall on February 28, 2014 at 4:35 PM

So…what causes that “kicking” feeling in the tummy?

Electrongod on February 28, 2014 at 4:35 PM

So she didn’t say life begins at birth? What did she say, then?

NotCoach on February 28, 2014 at 4:27 PM

She said for HER, you homophobe.

We should be able to decide when life begins, from conception to..oh I don’t know..4 or 5 years old.

Bishop on February 28, 2014 at 4:36 PM

Cool, I wonder what percentage of the vote a pro-life candidate trying to ban most common forms of birth control because of your simple notion would get? 10%? 15% You guess.

thuja on February 28, 2014 at 4:26 PM

Birth control is supposed to be deployed to avoid fertilization of the egg, not after it already been fertilized.

Bitter Clinger on February 28, 2014 at 4:37 PM

So…what causes that “kicking” feeling in the tummy?

Electrongod on February 28, 2014 at 4:35 PM

The parasite feeding off the host//

melle1228 on February 28, 2014 at 4:37 PM

Allah, your title is a little deceptive. Richardson didn’t say that she thinks that “life begins when a child is delivered” if you take all of her comments in context she really said that while she determined that her kids’ life began when they were delivered all women have to decide that for themselves – which means that she believes that life begins whenever the mother says so. And which, of course, is far more egregious.

newtopia on February 28, 2014 at 4:34 PM

So by her reasoning, a 50-year old woman who wants her 22-year-old headache-of-a-daughter killed can do so and claim it’s an abortion.

Bitter Clinger on February 28, 2014 at 4:38 PM

“It is not something that I feel is really part of this conversation.”

Well that’s too bad, because I feel it is.

rrpjr on February 28, 2014 at 4:39 PM

NOT at all a fair reading/conclusion of her response.

verbaluce on February 28, 2014 at 4:22 PM

Whatever affliction Harry Reid has effects you you as well.

antipc on February 28, 2014 at 4:39 PM

Thus spoke Zarathustra thuja.

Schadenfreude on February 28, 2014 at 4:29 PM

I was thinking more like Nosferatu:

Many people such as myself–not so mainstream of a conservative–think killing human fetuses not wanted by their mother is morally fine. I want to praise people who help the mother do the killing. I certainly don’t want them murdered or hindered in any way.

thuja on January 23, 2013 at 11:07 PM

Bishop on February 28, 2014 at 4:40 PM

yep. i’ve seen it so many times: abortion supporters almost ALWAYS try to claim that the question of “when life begins” is irrelevant to the abortion debate.

of course, that makes absolutely no sense. the question of when life begins IS important because if life begins before an abortion takes place, then that means abortion is ending a life- in other words, killing.

although, i shouldn’t even call it a “question.” it’s a fact that life begins at conception. there is no point where the new person is dead and then suddenly alive. they are alive the entire time, as soon as egg and sperm meet and fuse together.

abortion supporters pretend that a living person isn’t alive. they do this because they don’t want to admit they are killing a person. they say that pro-lifers are giving a dead thing a “right to life”??? but THEY are taking that right away from a living person!! it’s crazy!!

Sachiko on February 28, 2014 at 4:40 PM

womb…tomb, easily confused.

Murphy9 on February 28, 2014 at 4:40 PM

So…what causes that “kicking” feeling in the tummy?

Electrongod on February 28, 2014 at 4:35 PM

Zombie Babies!!

I meet people occasionally whom I find extremely annoying. Why can I not whack them and call it an extremely late term abortion? I mean, she seems to draw a line anywhere she wants, so why can’t I?

Doc Holliday on February 28, 2014 at 4:41 PM

Planned Parenthood chief: Life begins when a child is delivered

Absolute unmitigated bullshit and she knows damn well she is full of it.

Bmore on February 28, 2014 at 4:41 PM

I see, and everything before that point is just some type of non-human amorphous goo? It is human flesh that is being destroyed by an abortion. Furthermore, it is viable and if not destroyed will become a walking, talking, thinking person. You can rationalize it all you want but the fact is you are destroying human life. Now, if you have no problem with the mass, wholesale destruction of human flesh then say so and stop this stupid argument about when “life” begins.

rplat on February 28, 2014 at 4:41 PM

define “delivered”

any part out? all out? half way out? head out? feet out?

commodore on February 28, 2014 at 4:06 PM

This is like that argument about infant mortality rates. “Birth” is part of the formula, but it is defined differently from nation to nation.

lineholder on February 28, 2014 at 4:43 PM

My birth certificate reads 8/16/48, but my Pop swore I was a glint in his eye on a frosty night in mid Dec 47

personhoodCO on February 28, 2014 at 4:43 PM

Some PP officials think a baby’s fair game under certain circumstances even if it’s alive, breathing, and outside the womb.

And some go even further than that:

Singer’s argument for abortion differs from many other proponents of abortion, then; rather than attacking the second premise of the anti-abortion argument, Singer attacks the first premise, denying that it is necessarily wrong to take innocent human life:

[The argument that a fetus is not alive] is a resort to a convenient fiction that turns an evidently living being into one that legally is not alive. Instead of accepting such fictions, we should recognise that the fact that a being is human, and alive, does not in itself tell us whether it is wrong to take that being’s life.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Singer#Abortion.2C_euthanasia_and_infanticide

rbj on February 28, 2014 at 4:44 PM

A human begins existence at conception.

DarkCurrent on February 28, 2014 at 4:44 PM

define “delivered”

any part out? all out? half way out? head out? feet out?

commodore on February 28, 2014 at 4:06 PM

.
Rick Santorum ? . . . Is that you ?

listens2glenn on February 28, 2014 at 4:45 PM

If she believes that she should be subject to post-natal abortion. She facilitates murder. Science shows life begins at conception it it were otherwise, why are there premature birth children still walking around today?

Zelsdorf Ragshaft on February 28, 2014 at 4:45 PM

Absolute unmitigated bullshit and she knows damn well she is full of it.

Bmore on February 28, 2014 at 4:41 PM

Yeah, but it’s good for business and PP is immune from claims of false advertisement.

antipc on February 28, 2014 at 4:46 PM

Which would make her a monster.

NavyMom on February 28, 2014 at 4:31 PM

Bull’s-eye!

INC on February 28, 2014 at 4:47 PM

We really need to fire back at this using a scientific argument.

Oh, that would be so sweet. Seeing Planned Parenthood do something like this as a marketing technique to increase their business makes me itch to knock them down a few notches.

lineholder on February 28, 2014 at 4:47 PM

Honesty can only hurt the cause.

This is why PP has been lying since its conception.

INC on February 28, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Allah, your title is a little deceptive. Richardson didn’t say that she thinks that “life begins when a child is delivered” if you take all of her comments in context she really said that while she determined that her kids’ life began when they were delivered all women have to decide that for themselves – which means that she believes that life begins whenever the mother says so. And which, of course, is far more egregious.

newtopia on February 28, 2014 at 4:34 PM

yeah, that’s what abortion supporters really do believe. i’ve heard abortion supporters say that the woman makes the decision. so if she decided that what’s growing inside her is a living person that she does not want to kill, great! if she decides that what’s growing inside her is a useless tumor that needs to be removed, great! whatever the woman says goes.

there is a stunning lack of logic here, but whatever…

Sachiko on February 28, 2014 at 4:50 PM

For Ms. Richards to have any credibility in this discussion, despite her position with PP, she must disclose how many abortions she has personally had. Her pathetic notion that, for her, life began for her children when she gave birth, has no bearing in the discussion.

If she hasn’t aborted a child what does she know about whether it is considered life before or after her child was born? Does she seriously mean to imply that she would have been fine to abort one of her children right up to the minute the child was to be born because the child did not yet have life?

Why do people who have no vested interest in a baby’s well being worry so much about the right to kill a baby while in utero? And please Verbaluce or any other progressive troll spare me the foolish argument of how bad it is in this world for unwanted babies, that is the quintessential red herring.

Neitherleftorright on February 28, 2014 at 4:51 PM

Planned Parenthood chief: Life begins when a child is delivered

Really, so the presence of brainwaves, a heartbeat, an active metabolism, human DNA, human organs and limbs… none of that counts. The only thing that counts is what side of a birth canal you’re on?

Question: can we define away the lives of others based on whether or not they’re in our general vicinity? Because there’s a certain PP chief who I just might regard to be sub-human.

Stoic Patriot on February 28, 2014 at 4:52 PM

“It is not something that I feel is really part of this conversation.”

Well that’s too bad, because I feel it is.

rrpjr on February 28, 2014 at 4:39 PM

Oh Yeah baby!!

More than a few on here may want to put some Ice on it, before
this “debate” is done for the day..

ToddPA on February 28, 2014 at 4:53 PM

Well, that puts her on the wrong side of Supreme Court decisions, at any rate.

The Schaef on February 28, 2014 at 4:55 PM

“The current con, perpetrated by some jurists, some editorial writers, and some doctors is that since there is no agreement about the beginning of human life, it is therefore a private religious or philosophical decision and therefore the state and the courts can do nothing about it. This is a con. I will not presume to speculate who is conning whom and for what purpose. But I do submit that religion, philosophy, and private opinion have nothing to do with this issue. I further submit that it is a commonplace of modern biology, known to every high school student and no doubt to you the reader as well, that the life of every individual organism, human or not, begins when the chromosomes of the sperm fuse with the chromosomes of the ovum to form a new DNA complex that thenceforth directs the ontogenesis of the organism“.

Walker Percy, 1981

rrpjr on February 28, 2014 at 4:56 PM

NOT at all a fair reading/conclusion of her response.
But right in line with the typical way the issue gets argued by some in the anti-abortion rights crowd.

And really, don’t you mean to charge with her saying life begins once she delivers a baby?
I mean if you’re gonna sell b.s. anyway, go for the gold.

verbaluce on February 28, 2014 at 4:22 PM

.
Your first couple lines setup a requisite on your part to present a ‘more fair’ “reading/conclusion of her response.”
.
Your next to last line doesn’t make sense to me at all.

However, your last line will be “crystal”, once I understand your meaning in the ‘next-to-last’ line.

listens2glenn on February 28, 2014 at 4:56 PM

Many people such as myself–not so mainstream of a conservative–think killing human fetuses not wanted by their mother is morally fine. I want to praise people who help the mother do the killing. I certainly don’t want them murdered or hindered in any way.

thuja on January 23, 2013 at 11:07 PM

Bishop on February 28, 2014 at 4:40 PM

O.K., I had never read this post before…I’ll let others
respond…

ToddPA on February 28, 2014 at 4:56 PM

Ghouls. Bloodthirsty ghouls.

Period, end of discussion.

Dirty Creature on February 28, 2014 at 4:58 PM

You can make the argument that if it wasn’t for abortion, we would be overrun with crime and mayhem.

cimbri on February 28, 2014 at 5:05 PM

slut

dpduq on February 28, 2014 at 5:06 PM

Planned Parenthood chief: Life begins when a child sperm is delivered successfully into an egg

FIFY

Effay5 on February 28, 2014 at 5:07 PM

The maaaaaaaaaaaaaaagic trip down the birth canal, bringing life to an, I guess, inanimate baby.

thebrokenrattle on February 28, 2014 at 5:08 PM

“Yes, there was some real human suffering here, but real human suffering means real humans, not the fetuses intended to be killed anyway. That’s not human suffering.

thuja on April 12, 2013 at 11:28 PM”

-_-

Bishop on February 28, 2014 at 5:08 PM

So by her reasoning, a 50-year old woman who wants her 22-year-old headache-of-a-daughter killed can do so and claim it’s an abortion.
Bitter Clinger on February 28, 2014 at 4:38 PM

As long as it’s done before the 70th trimester.

anuts on February 28, 2014 at 5:09 PM

Planned Parenthood remains true to Margaret Sangers’ morally, intellectually, and ethically bankrupt vision of eugenics, and they would be right at home in the PRC enforcing the one family, one child policy.

It’s why today’s progressives are little different from the Jacobins of Marat and Robespierre.

Athos on February 28, 2014 at 5:09 PM

My standard response to pro-abortion arguments includes a link to a list of 10+ quotes from mainstream embryology textbooks explaining how a new human being is created at fertilization. It also includes quotes from pro-aborts who concede that point (though PP’s CEO wouldn’t dare do that). I love showing how pro-aborts are anti-science.

—–

It is a scientific fact that the unborn are human beings from fertilization (http://tinyurl.com/yfje8lq). That is what all the embryology textbooks say. And most people agree that you shouldn’t kill an innocent human being just for reasons of economics, romantic life, gender, disability, education, career, etc. Therefore, abortion is immoral in 99% of the cases (the exception being to save the life of the mother, which is consistent with the pro-life ethic).

The size, location, level of development and degree of dependency have no bearing on the value of a human being. The world just rationalizes that they do so they can kill unwanted human beings. Most pro-choice arguments would justify infanticide as well.

eMatters on February 28, 2014 at 5:11 PM

Some PP officials think a baby’s fair game under certain circumstances even if it’s alive, breathing, and outside the womb.

An excellent point fr

Wasn’t that Obama’s position?

Good Lt on February 28, 2014 at 5:12 PM

You can make the argument that if it wasn’t for abortion, we would be overrun with crime and mayhem.
cimbri on February 28, 2014 at 5:05 PM

I mean sure. One can make any argument that something might happen before it happens. Doesn’t make it any less goofy.

anuts on February 28, 2014 at 5:12 PM

Planned Parenthood remains true to Margaret Sangers’ morally, intellectually, and ethically bankrupt vision of eugenics…
Athos on February 28, 2014 at 5:09 PM

Ahem…

You can make the argument that if it wasn’t for abortion, we would be overrun with crime and mayhem.
cimbri on February 28, 2014 at 5:05 PM

anuts on February 28, 2014 at 5:16 PM

So, Ms. Richards, ‘splain to me this: Why is a murderer of a pregnant woman liable for two (2) murders in the same act?

ExpressoBold on February 28, 2014 at 5:17 PM

Man Richards wants to make sure nothing happens to her $700 grand annual salary where she occupies the job of being the leading advocate for the murder of the unborn

tuttle from tacoma on February 28, 2014 at 5:17 PM

Talk about your science deniers! Ms. Richards is in a deep outhouse pit here. I bet she even believes in AGW.

ExpressoBold on February 28, 2014 at 5:19 PM

So then – Gosnell IS a Murderer…….Right?

williamg on February 28, 2014 at 5:19 PM

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