WTF? Adoption is not abandonment! Instead it making provision for the survival of your offspring which you may have not be in the position to do on your own. There is actually another word for abandonment besides abandonment. It's called exposure and it was practiced by, among others, the Romans. Adoption on the other hand, may be the best thing you can do for your child under some circumstances i.e. you hate children and are addicted to meth. Abortion = death of the child. True abandonment = leaving the child to the whims of fate and possible death and rightly is against the law.
I reassert my premise there is no difference between a fetus and a child.
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