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.
Friday, November 14, 2014
"It's a woman's right to give birth to her daughter" UK ban on sex-selective abortion
Photo Credit: CNA
UK Push to Ban Sex-Selective Abortions Hailed
'It is a woman’s right to give birth to her daughter,' said Reggie Littlejohn, of Women's Rights Without Frontiers.
BY ADELAIDE MENA/CNA/EWTN NEWS
(National Catholic Register) WASHINGTON — The British
Parliament’s move to ban sex-selective abortion is a move to defend
women’s rights — including the right to be born — say supporters of the
“Sex-selective abortion is violent discrimination against
females,” Reggie Littlejohn, president of Women’s Rights Without
Frontiers, told CNA Nov. 5.
“The message of sex-selection abortion is that girls do not
deserve to live,” she stressed. It is impossible to support women’s
rights without supporting the right of females to be born.”
On Nov. 4, members of the House of Commons of the British
Parliament voted 181-1 to clearly declare sex-selective abortions
illegal. Though the bill is not yet an act, and may not receive enough
parliamentary time before upcoming elections in the United Kingdom,
supporters of the legislation hope it will send a message on the
unacceptability of sex-selective abortion under current law... Read More
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