By: Victor T. Stephens
"The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only objective of good government." ~ Thomas Jefferson
"For you formed my inward parts; You covered me in my mother's womb. I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well." (Psalm 139:13-14)
Since being legalized, abortion has killed more than 58 million unborn babies in the United States. On average, slightly more than one million unborn babies are murdered each year in America. It is estimated that 725,000 abortions are performed yearly on unborn babies who are nine weeks or older. At this stage of pregnancy, the baby's heart, brain, stomach, kidneys, and liver is functioning. Furthermore, at this point in time, the baby can feel pain.
Abortion is the foremost cause of death in the United States, surpassing deaths caused by heart disease and cancer combined. About 95% of abortions are performed as a means of birth control. One percent is performed for physical irregularities of the child; one percent for incest or rape, and three percent to prevent the death or serious injury to the health of the mother.
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