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In Their Own Words: Pro-Lifers Aren’t the Only Ones Who Call Abortion Killing

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By Scott Klusendorf
Townhall
November 30, 2015

Well, that didn’t take long. Within hours of the Colorado shootings, abortion-choice advocates were placing blame squarely on the shoulders of pro-lifers. Apparently, we’re guilty of “violent” rhetoric—that is, claiming that abortion intentionally kills an innocent human being—and that rhetoric is fueling acts of terror against abortion providers.

“Do we really think that there are no consequences to claiming that abortion is murder,” writes Jessica Valentiin The Guardian. “Can we stop pretending that pro-life lies don’t have an effect…We know why this [attack] happened. Clinic workers who put their lives on the line every day know why this happened. Because of hate, because of lies, and because words matter. We must demand that the violent radical language and lies about abortion stop.”

Let’s review the basic pro-life argument:

P1: It is wrong to intentionally kill an innocent human being.

P2: Abortion intentionally kills an innocent human being.

P3: Therefore, abortion is morally wrong.

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January 4, 2016 at 10:00

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