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Democrat Connecticut Senate Candidate: "Life Begins at Birth"

adeaustinio Wrote: Oct 19, 2012 10:58 PM
When life begins is not a belief, but rather a fact based upon scientific principles. Two living cells merge to form a new one that undergoes growth and development by multiplication of these cells and specialization into tissues, organs and systems that function integratively. Check a high school basic biology book and the definitions are all there. Many one celled organisms are accepted as living. When they cause disease, we kill them with antibiotics. Independent viability does not define life. Confusing oneself about whether a fetus is alive or not allows one to justify abortion. And if one did not abort, this "unliving" thing would continue to grow. Tell me, how do nonliving things grow.
In Thursday's debate between Democrat Chris Murphy and Republican Linda McMahon in the race for Connecticut's U.S. Senate seat, Murphy said in response to a direct question that he thought that life begins at birth.

This is a surprising statement, and one quite out of sync with the beliefs of most Americans. In last week's Vice Presidential debate, Joe Biden said that he believes that life begins at conception - a view held by many religious Americans. Many more Americans believe that life begins at fetal viability - very, very few agree...