Biden’s Evolving Biology on Abortion

When President Joe Biden issued a proclamation on the final day of February in honor of Girls’s Historical past Month, which was then about to begin on March 1, he made abortion one among its central themes.

In doing so, he employed a deceptive euphemism that has turn into a standard cliche utilized by pro-abortion politicians: “their very own our bodies.”

“Final yr,” mentioned Biden, “the Supreme Court docket overturned Roe v. Wade, stripping away a constitutional proper from the American individuals and the flexibility of tens of millions of ladies to make choices about their very own our bodies, placing their well being and lives in danger.”

This was not the primary time Biden used the time period “their very own our bodies” whereas advocating for abortion.

Final August, for instance, Biden issued a proclamation on Girls’s Equality Day, expressing a “dedication” to “defending girls’s rights.”

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“This dedication is extra necessary than ever within the wake of the Supreme Court docket determination to overturn Roe v. Wade and remove a girl’s constitutional proper to decide on,” Biden mentioned.

“As states throughout the nation strip girls of their capacity to make choices about their very own our bodies, households, and futures, my administration stays devoted to defending entry to important reproductive well being care, no matter gender, race, ZIP code, or revenue,” he mentioned.

In Might 2022, the Senate took up the Girls’s Well being Safety Act. “This invoice,” mentioned its abstract, “prohibits governmental restrictions on the availability of, and entry to, abortion companies.”

All 50 Senate Republicans and Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin voted in opposition to ending debate on this invoice and thus killed it.

“Republicans in Congress — not one among whom voted for this invoice — have chosen to face in the best way of People’ rights to take advantage of private choices about their very own our bodies, households, and lives,” Biden mentioned in his response to the vote.

When the Senate was debating the invoice, Majority Chief Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., echoed Biden’s rhetoric.

“Senate Republicans will face a selection: Both vote to guard the rights of ladies to train freedom over their very own our bodies or stand with the Supreme Court docket as 50 years of ladies’s rights are lowered to rubble earlier than our very eyes,” he mentioned.

Vice President Kamala Harris has additionally regularly used this identical euphemism when discussing the killing of an unborn baby.

In Might, Harris spoke at a gala for EMILY’s Record. On its web site, this group says: “We elect Democratic pro-choice girls to workplace.”

“You realize, it looks as if yesterday, however it was truly a yr in the past this month after we have been all collectively at this dinner and the Dobbs determination had simply been leaked,” Harris mentioned that night time. “And there have been three phrases on my thoughts that night time: ‘How dare they.’

“How dare they assault our well being care system,” mentioned Harris. “How dare they assault our basic rights. How dare they assault the liberty of the ladies of America to make choices about their very own our bodies.”

Final October, Harris spoke at a Democratic Social gathering occasion in Texas, the place she attacked pro-life political leaders.

“And now, many of those extremist so-called leaders are calling for an abortion ban nationwide. Nationwide,” she mentioned. “They imagine authorities, not girls, ought to make choices about their very own our bodies. Nicely, we don’t.”

In September 2021, Harris spoke at a White Home “reproductive rights roundtable.”

“The president and I are unequivocal in our help of Roe v. Wade and the constitutionality of Roe v. Wade, and the proper of ladies to make choices for themselves with whomever they select — about their very own our bodies,” mentioned Harris. “And, for sure, the proper of ladies to make choices about their very own our bodies shouldn’t be negotiable. The best of ladies to make choices about their very own our bodies is their determination. It’s their physique.”

However is it solely “their physique” that’s affected by an abortion?

No. An abortion aborts a human life.

Sure, this human life is carried inside the physique of the mom, however it isn’t her personal physique. It’s a separate and distinctive human being.

The U.S. Convention of Catholic Bishops has collected a set of statements made in scientific publications indicating that human life begins in the mean time of fertilization. One among these comes from Van Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia, revealed in 1976.

“For the time being the sperm cell of the human male meets the ovum of the feminine and the union leads to a fertilized ovum (zygote), a brand new life has begun,” says this scientific encyclopedia.

“Zygote. This cell outcomes from the union of an oocyte and a sperm throughout fertilization,” says the 2003 version of “The Creating Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology.”

“A zygote is the start of a brand new human being (i.e., embryo).”

Do Biden, Harris, Schumer and different pro-abortion politicians not perceive this primary organic truth? Or do they search to cover it as a result of recognizing it will destroy any argument they may make for legalized abortion — which kills an harmless human life?

Biden himself has made contradictory claims on when human life begins, whereas sustaining his pro-abortion place. In a 2012 debate with Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan (as this column has famous earlier than), Biden attributed his then-belief that life begins at conception to the Catholic Church — not organic science.

“With regard to abortion,” he mentioned, “I settle for my church’s place on abortion as what we name a de fide doctrine. Life begins at conception. That’s the church’s judgment. I settle for it in my private life.”

He then mentioned: “I simply refuse to impose it on others, in contrast to my buddy right here.”

In September 2021, as president, Biden (as Newsweek has reported) expressed the other view.

“I respect them — they — those that imagine life begins in the mean time of conception and all,” Biden mentioned. “I respect that. Don’t agree, however I respect that. I’m not going to impose that on individuals.”

By consistently shining a lightweight on the irrefutable indisputable fact that human life does start at conception, pro-life political leaders can absolutely restore this nation’s authorized respect for the proper to life.


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