More than 500 female athletes signed an Amicus brief last week asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rule against a Mississippi law that bans abortions after about 15 weeks of pregnancy.
Signed by female Olympians, soccer and basketball and swimming stars, the brief failed to address the critical questions of the humanity and moral status of children in the womb. Instead, the athletes focused on how abortion restrictions “harm” them.
Their approach is typical of the kind of arguments being made against the Texas law, and abortion restrictions in general. These arguments depend upon a number of faulty assumptions which, like the humanity of babies in the womb, are left unsaid.
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SOURCE: Christian Headlines, Maria Baer & John Stonestreet – Breakpoint.org