Pro-lifers Chain Around Capitol
State Rep. Sheryl Albers said to the crowd that pursuit of unethical goals at the expense of other people's lives is no better than suicide bombings and nuclear bomb research.
She proposed an end to funding for cloning and stem cell research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Speaker and musician Eric Eckenrode shared his story of losing a child to abortion.
Eckenrode said he has learned that God's mercy heals the wounds of the post-abortive person.
N.Y. Fetal Homicide Bill
Under current law, a person who injures or kills an unborn child can only be criminally charged with harming the mother.
Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno said, “It provides unborn children with a measure of protection afforded to everyone by our criminal justice system.”
Senate proponents cited cases in which people went unpunished for attacks on a fetus, including one in April 2000 when a Bronx doctor stabbed a nurse with a syringe full of an abortion-inducing drug to try to kill a baby he had fathered.
Canadian Human Life Petitions
“The petitioners are asking the government to bring in legislation defining a human fetus or embryo from the moment of conception, whether in the womb of the mother or not and whether conceived naturally or otherwise, as a human being and making any and all consequential amendments to all Canadian laws as required,” Vellacott told his colleagues.
Kenyan Warning on Abortion
“So what after abortion? The moment Parliament legalizes it, proponents of euthanasia will also want to have the vice legalized,” Archbishop Ndingi said.