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When is life recognized...

Like Gay Marriage, where there was a need to look at legally married in the eyes of the government and married in the eyes of some church's; we also need to use the same litmus test for when government and religions recognize life.

The Federal Government recognizes a new life (or person) at birth when they assign a birth certificate and US citizenship. (See the 14th amendment).

Some Religions recognize a new life (or person) at conception. (If you participate in a religion, then see your religion's doctrine).

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If you support all the beliefs of some religion's, then you may want to follow that life begins at conception.

If you do not follow all the beliefs of a particular religion, you are not religious or you are a government servant, then life begins at birth.


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I am Pro-Life (and a former Catholic), but I believe that no person, no group, no organization and no government has a right over another person's body (period).

Are religions worried that legalizing abortion may make our culture more promiscuous than it is already?

Should an individual's or organization's religious beliefs override a person's right to their own body?


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