Life is precious. It's very difficult for me to accept the rationalization that a fetus is a "parasite". I know that Dr. Paul rejects that assertion as well. Using the logic that a fetus is/can be an unwelcome parasite in the woman's body, I could also conclude that any human child that can't survive without its parents is also being parasitic. I understand why some libertarians want abortion to be legal, but I can't understand why anyone would ever believe abortion is a positive. It's an absoluetly tragedy that is almost always avoidable by simple precautions. When not avoidable, it is still a tragedy, as it results in the termination of life, human life. One can defend the the legality or philosophical justification of it, but it's hard to ever get excited when a life is snuffed out due to fear, convenience, or the health concerns of another.
"It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds."-Samuel Adams
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