With the help of modern science, pro-lifers have pretty much won the argument that a baby in the womb is a human life, there being little difference between a child in the womb and a child outside the womb. But that doesn’t mean pro-abortion zealots are necessarily changing their beliefs. To an increasing number, this just means that it is also fine to kill the child outside the womb.
In fact, to many college students–many of whom have been required to read the pro-infanticide arguments of Princeton ethicist Peter Singer–children are not “self-aware” until they are 4 or 5 (have they never talked to a 4 or 5 year old?), and so it should be legal to kill them up to that point. [Read more...]