Thursday, March 17, 2016

Judie Brown: "Calling Horton the Elephant!"


Judie Brown

Judie Brown
March 17, 2016
One small cry is all that it might take. Will yours be the voice?

Perhaps you recall the Dr. Seuss favorite Horton Hears a Who!Written by Theodore Seuss Geisel and published in 1954, this children's classic tells an age-old story that has become, for many of us, a wonderful way to illustrate who the Who is in each one of us.

Throughout the story, Horton the elephant exclaims, "A person's a person, no matter how small." That brief line tells a simple truth that today is becoming a footnote in the history of mankind. We see disregard for this truth in the abortion industry, in reproductive technology, and in the genetic manipulation of the human being. These practices – including in vitro fertilization and its progeny – deny the simple truths that define the unique identity and dignity of the individual.

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In Search of Dr. Seuss
In Search of Dr. Seuss (Photo credit: Wikipedia)