When Does Life Begin?

R.C. Sproul | January 1, 1990

Series: Abortion


Pivotal to the Roe versus Wade decision was the question of whether a fetus is a real person who possesses certain inalienable rights that are protected under the U. S. Constitution. Since that decision made more than 30 years ago, over 40 million fetuses have not enjoyed those rights. What qualifies you to be human? Who gives you the right to call yourself a living human person? God? The Church? Or should it be the state? 

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