Were there to be no support in the whole history of ethical and moral thought, were there no acknowledged confirmation from medical science, were the history of legal opinion to the contrary, we would still have to conclude on the basis of God's Holy Word that the unborn child is a person in the sight of God. He is protected by the sanctity of life graciously given to each individual by the Creator, Who alone places His image upon man and grants them any right to life which they have.
WASHINGTON,Aug. 13 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to announce soon whether it will approve the new abortion drug called "ella."
Wendy Wright, president of Concerned Women for America, is available to respond.
"Though called an 'emergency contraceptive,' the drug operates the same way as the abortion drug RU-486, which has caused numerous deaths and over 1,000 reported adverse events," stated Wendy Wright.
"Incredibly, despite evidence that ella may cause birth defects in babies that survive, members of an FDA Advisory Committee recommended against long-term studies to determine if it does, preferring that women be kept in the dark. Women deserve better than this. If the FDA deliberately misleads women by mislabeling the drug as a contraceptive, and does not send the drug back for adequate trials to determine the possible serious complications to women and their babies, it will be putting abortion politics above women's health. The FDA should not have lower standards for reproductive drugs for women than it would for any other drug."
Concerned Women for America is the nation's largest public policy women's organization.