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Abortion and the Hypocritic Oath — The Vedic Observer

My sister was just back from Europe and just hearing for the first time about a Southern California obstetrician named William Waddill. I told her that after an unsuccessful abortion,…

Life in the Womb

Life in the Womb

According to the 1973 United States Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion, only in the last twelve weeks of pregnancy does the growing fetus have a right to live despite the…

Abortion: Setting the Matter Straight

Abortion: Setting the Matter Straight

Abortion is a grave transgression of the laws of nature and of God. So those who are anxious to enjoy sexual pleasure, yet wish to avoid the responsibility of rearing…

Abortion: When does human life begin?

Abortion: When does human life begin?

Considering the overwhelming instinct of humans to protect children once they are born, it is hard to see why abortion is tolerated. Part of the reason seems to lie in…

Abortion’s Trial—And Error

Abortion’s Trial—And Error

Even most pro-abortionists would agree that, biologically speaking, life begins at conception, when the sperm mixes with the ovum in one of the fallopian tubes. But the abortion debate hinges…

Is Something Wrong in the Right-to-Life Movement?

Is Something Wrong in the Right-to-Life Movement?

Distinguished medical researchers have argued that real and unique human life begins at the moment of conception, when the male sperm and the female ovum unite, because at that point…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out on Abortion and “Rabbit Philosophy”

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out on Abortion and “Rabbit Philosophy”

Pregnancy means the child is already born. How can they say there is no child? What is this nonsense? When a woman is pregnant, why do we say she is…

Abortion and the Language of Unconsciousness

Abortion and the Language of Unconsciousness

"Political language," wrote Orwell, "is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable." But neither Orwell's essay nor the popularization of his lesson in Holocaust seems to have deterred…