Humans Have The Right To Be Human, So Give Them Dignity

The Daily Caller | 2/5/2018 | Staff
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The New York Times editorial board took a stand against the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (PCUCPA) in a January 28 editorial warning Democrats in the Senate to vote against it.

The Democrats complied. Last night, by a 51-46 vote, the bill failed to make it out of the debate to the floor for a final vote.

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If you want to know why U.S. Senators would decline to offer protection to the youngest members of the human family at an age when many are surviving premature birth and life outside the womb, just follow the thinking put forth in the NYT editorial, The Gathering Threat to Abortion Rights.

Firstly, the editors chose to label the legislation the “so-called PCUCPA,” a backhanded way of diminishing the basis for the proposed law. This is not an actual argument against the evidence that unborn children are capable of pain at 20 weeks, just a disrespectful dismissal of those advancing the idea.

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In the same sentence, the editors verbally aborted the ones the law seeks to protect by characterizing the law as “part of a long-term legislative effort by the anti-abortion movement to gut Roe v. Wade and severely curtail abortion access nationwide.” Again, this opinion neither describes nor illuminates the contents and purpose of the law: to protect the youngest members of the human family from the cruel and unusual punishment of death by the painful 20-week abortion methods of dismemberment via D&E or digoxin injections, which trigger a fatal heart attack. If you have tragically suffered a heart attack or the loss of a limb, a political discussion of the pain, as if that were the sole problem you faced, can only add to your distress.

Shouldn’t our most basic humanity restrain us from these practices of dismembering and poisoning one another? If in some demented dystopia...
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