Maya change in the U.S. Supreme Court move our nation closer to the day when every
human being is protected in law and welcomed in life.
Our Father..., Hail Mary..., Glory Be...
Offer a sacrifice for the intention.(Ideas for fasting.)
Abortion stops a
advocates usually refer to the human being growing in her/his mother's womb in
dehumanizing terms like "product of conception" and suggest that most abortions
are done before fetal organs are functioning.
the vast majority are done after the fetal heart has begun beating. A baby's heart
begins to beat at about 21 or 22 days after fertilization.1 That's at about 3 weeks of
development. The vast majority of abortions in the United States are done well
after this point.2
1 Keith L. Moore and
T.V.N. Persaud, The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology, 7th
edition: Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 2003, at 330.
2 60% are done after the
6th week of "gestational age" counting from the last menstrual period, or the
4th week of development. Jatlaoui TC,
Shah J, Mandel MG, et al. Abortion Surveillance—United States, 2014. MMWR
Surveill Summ 2017; 66(No. SS-24):1-48.