New Study Sheds Light on Prenatal Cognition

Very little infants do that the unborn haven’t done first By Caitlin Fikes I believe that there is a common and insidious cultural misconception with regards to fetuses: the subtle idea that birth is the true beginning of a human’s life, not only because that is when he or she is first socially acknowledged and …

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The “bizarre bifurcation” between wanted and unwanted “fetuses”

By Sarah Terzo Editor’s note. The “Elders” in the quotation is Dr. Joyce Elders, who was President Bill Clinton’s Surgeon General for about a minute and a half. In 1995, pro-choice feminist Naomi Wolf wrote: This has led to a bizarre bifurcation in the way we who are prochoice tend to think about wanted as …

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The difference between wanted and unwanted “fetuses”

By Sarah Terzo Editor’s note. The “Elders” in the quotation is Dr. Joyce Elders, who was President Bill Clinton’s Surgeon General for about a minute and a half. In 1995, pro-choice feminist Naomi Wolf wrote: This has led to a bizarre bifurcation in the way we who are prochoice tend to think about wanted as …

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“Assigning human attributes to not-yet-human embryos” upsets pro-abortionists

By Dave Andrusko I count on my trusty readers to alert me to stories that I would never have seen. Today’s example is about something I’d not even heard of: pregnant women Photoshopping their baby’s sonogram on their stomachs. From the accounts I read this actually began on the social network Flickr in 2009 and …

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The difference between wanted and unwanted “fetuses”

By Sarah Terzo Editor’s note. The “Elders” in the quotation is Dr. Joyce Elders, who was President Bill Clinton’s Surgeon General for about a minute and a half. In 1995, pro-choice feminist Naomi Wolf wrote: This has led to a bizarre bifurcation in the way we who are prochoice tend to think about wanted as …

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Debunking the argument that “fetuses aren’t children”

  By Kristi Burton Brown “Fetuses aren’t children.” This was the answer I received to my tweet that said, “…Killing children – at any developmental stage – should be illegal.” The exchange went on: Me: “Are adolescents children? If children are children at one developmental stage, they’re children at every developmental stage.” K.K.: “A fetus …

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