To the Editor:
Make no mistake about it, America: abortion as it stands is a human rights issue, since the unborn baby in the womb is a “real-live person” with their own body, DNA, heartbeat and blood type.
Abortion doesn’t just murder the unborn infant; it harms the woman as well. It’s a human fact that abortion can lead to an increased risk for breast cancer, pre-mature birth after the abortion, and deep guilt and depression. It’s also well known that depression can lead to suicide and drug and alcohol problems.
We need to stop something that is not just unjust to the unborn child, but will also severely harm women.
It’s estimated that abortions cost $300 million a year, suggesting that money is the driving force to keep abortion legal. Since 1973, over 60 million innocent, unborn babies have been aborted, amounting to over 17 percent of the current population.
Wake up, America. Abortion is wiping out generations of children for the selfish sake of convenience.
St. Mother of Teresa of Calcutta once said, “Abortion is like having too many flowers.” She went on to say, “If abortion isn’t wrong, nothing on Earth is wrong.”
Abortion is brutal, barbaric, ugly, sickening and, most of all, deadly. It’s an “abomination,” and it desperately needs to stop.
God help us!
Richard D. Walsh