Here's a fascinating little exchange between a writer named Leona Salazar and one of her readers on the issue of abortion.
This exchange occurred on Twitter, hence the abbreviated spelling.
SOMEONE WHO OBVIOUSLY DOESN’T AGREE WITH ME: What does execution (murder of a person) have to so with abortion (removal of a zygote that is not a person)? What?
JEFF (Someone who agreed with me): That is ur opinion. Not mine and definitely not God’s. Bible is my authority n all matters of faith &practice
ME: I agree with you Jeff. Life begins at conception.
ME: Article was abt delays in executions but those who won’t support laws which provide abortion waiting periods.
ME: I’m guessing most abortions occur way past the zygote stage.
SOMEONE WHO OBVIOUSLY DOESN’T AGREE WITH ME: A zygotic lump of tissue is not a person, regardless of how much you pray to your make-believe gods for it to be one.
SOMEONE WHO OBVIOUSLY DOESN’T AGREE WITH ME: You’ve no epistemological principles. A ‘holy book’ & old men in costumes aren’t argument or evidence.
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