Pro-choice authors compares early abortion to removing a wart

Pro-choice authors Jules Saltman and Stanley Zimbering write:

“In the earliest days of the existence of an impregnated egg, getting rid of it may be as simple as removing a wart from the side of the nose.”

Jules Saltman and Stanley Zimbering Abortion Today (Springfield, Illinois: Charles C Thomas Publisher, 1973) 15

There is no such thing as an “impregnated egg,” any more than there is such a thing as a “fertilized sperm.” The accurate term for a new human life just implanted in the womb is “embryo.” Before this, the new human being is called a “zygote.” Calling an embryo an impregnated egg (or fertilized egg) is an attempt to muddy the waters and is scientifically inaccurate.

Although an early embryo may not yet look like a baby, the embryo is still a human being in a very early stage of development.

Life begins at conception.

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Author: Sarah

Sarah Terzo is a writer for Live Action and a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians and Consistent Life. She lives in NJ.

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