A reader writes:
I have noticed a trend in my local pro-life circle that is somewhat bothering me. I am hearing the term "heroic virtue" being used to describe mothers who choose to not abort their babies. Do you think it is heroically virtuous that a mother does not kill her child? I guess I am conflicted. To me, it seems that allowing a child to have the right to life is the bare minimum a mother should be responsible for. Heroic virtue implies going above and beyond what is required of us. On the other hand, if the mother was tempted to abort and everyone around her was telling her too, maybe it would require heroic virtue to choose life.
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