Two Past Presidents of the ACOG say an embryo is “alive, human, and unique”

60 physicians, including two past presidents of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the former president of the American Academy of Neurology, wrote a letter to President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s that read in part:

“The developing fetus is not a subhuman species with a different genetic composition…[T]he embryo is alive, human, and unique in the special environmental support required for that stage of human development.”

Cited in Coral Ridge Ministries Ten Truths about Abortion (Fort Lauderdale, Florida: Coral Ridge Ministries, 2007) 13

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Author: TA Smith

Sarah Terzo is a pro-life writer and blogger. She is on the board of The Consistent Life Network and PLAGAL +

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