In Defense of Life: Rebuttals to Abortion Arguments

  IN DEFENSE   OF LIFE We are often confronted with the semantic rhetoric of the pro-abortion ("pro-choice") movement. It may appear logical at first glance – we all know people who have been swayed by its simplicity – but the words ring hollow when we look for the meaning behind them. Those who believe in preserving and promoting the innate value of human life can effectively expose the shallowness by firmly and patiently challenging those who are pro-abortion to defend their arguments.  Please take time to peruse the following 22 comments, questions, and rebuttals; then decide whether you agree with what "They say" or with what "We say"… THEY SAY…WE SAY 1. No one knows when life begins. Everyone has his or her own ideas about it…   You were you two minutes after you were born, five minutes before you were born, a month before that, and four months before that. Your life, the life of every human being began at fertilization – when the father’s sperm and the mother’s egg united. This is scientific fact. Nothing was added after fertilization (conception) except the nutrition you received from your mother and the time to grow. When we discuss abortion, we are always talking about a child with a beating heart. OR, ASK THE PRO-ABORT…We are now seeing the unborn being treated for disease, given blood transfusions, and even operated on for spina bifida, heart problems, etc. When a doctor does one of these procedures, who is the patient? OR, ASK THE PRO-ABORT…Pro-abortionists base much of their argument on the concept of viability. Can you give me a...