Re: Defining Human - pt. 2

Harvey Newstrom (
Tue, 10 Mar 1998 12:09:30 -0500

Reilly Jones wrote:
> C'mon, you can insult me more cleverly than this.

That should have been your first clue that I was not insulting you.

> HN: <Ninth month abortions are not legal, even though you argue that they might as well be.>
> In sum, Roe was a 'compromise.' It did not technically permit abortion on
> demand for the full nine months. On the other hand, by defining abortion
> as a 'fundamental right' and striking down efforts 'to protect the
> developing fetus' in challenges subsequent to Roe, the Supreme Court did
> provide a foundation for the practice of abortion on demand for the full
> nine months."

I believe we agree on the facts. The above is indeed a clearer and less
exxaggerated version of the facts than your original post. Ninth month
abortions are not illegal, but may be occurring anyway.

Harvey Newstrom <>
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