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Can children-in-utero feel pain?

The Pain Capable Act (HR 1797, “Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act”), effectively banning abortion after 20 weeks, just passed the house this May (2015) and is set to go before the Senate. As of today it’s being reviewed in … Continue reading

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Are Human Fetuses Parasites? (revised 5.6.19)

  Occasionally abortion-choice advocates refer to fetal humans as parasites. We know what they are getting at. The child-in-utero is dependent on the mother, drains her energy, eats her food, etc. But, is “parasite” the right idea here? Are fetal … Continue reading

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