We all want to make choices for ourselves. But abortion isn’t simply about the right to choose. That’s because there’s a baby involved.
She may be tiny, she may not be heard, but science shows us that she’s a human being from the moment of conception. So abortion isn’t just as simple as making a choice: because that choice can end another person’s life. And all of us, whatever our age, race, colour or creed, deserves the right to life.
Research shows that all-too-often women come under pressure to have an abortion – and abortion brings a significantly higher risk of mental health problems for women.* So much for freedom of choice. Truth is, abortion is a medieval solution to an unexpected pregnancy.
Because the new life that has begun is not just a ‘choice’: she’s a child.
We can do better for women and their babies.