Wednesday, October 03, 2007

MP's mull unborn victims of crime law

"You're killing one life, but you're not killing the other because it is not considered a human being," he said. "To me, this highlights the essence of recognizing life. Either we respect life or we don't, and I believe we should be recognizing the life of the unborn child."

Hear hear.

I consider my unborn children to be part of my family. Unfortunately, due to the feminist lobby, my unborn children are not legally recognized.

Some people say: but a fetus is not a person. Okay, some people consider their pets as part of their family. What if your dog or cat were run over? Would you feel bad if it wasn't acknowledged as such?

Last year, a private member's bill from Alberta Conservative MP Leon Benoit to create a separate offence for killing a fetus was defeated in the House of Commons.

Correction: it died in committee behind closed doors with no accountability to the people. It was just like the inquisition. Leon Benoit was not given the reasons his bill was wrong beforehand. The committee meeting was not filmed.

"It seems to me that as long as we have the abortion laws we do have, I don't know how you can criminally charge somebody, because it's not a legally recognized person," he said. "There's not a lot of clarity in something like that. Unless you have clarity in law and philosophy and public morality, I don't know how you can create a criminal offence."

Make clarity. Or are you afraid to do so?

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