Friday, May 14, 2010

Human Personhood Begins at Conception

Photo of Dr.  Peter Kreeft; courtesy of Boston College, Office of Marketing and  Communications
By Dr. Peter Kreeft

Non-Christians and even Christians can take opposite positions on abortion even when they think rationally, honestly, and with good will. The continuing controversy over abortion shows that it is a truly controversial issue. It is not simple and clear cut, but complex. Just as the choices for action are often difficult for a woman contemplating abortion, the choices for thought are often difficult for open-minded philosophers.

Everything I have said so far is a lie, in fact a dangerous lie. Read more.

Originally published by Castello Institute as a Medical Ethics Policy Monograph

1 comment:

DRmcburney said...

This is a wonderfully informative article.

Have you at HI RTL begun the process of Personhood legislation or ballot initiative yet?

Find out how at or write me at

God bless you!!!