One of the Weirder Aspects of the Abortion Debate in America

…is that it’s the pro-aborts who resort to all sorts of preposterous mystical claptrap to support their position while it is the prolifers who just point to the science. Prolifers say obvious things like “Dude. Does it have 46 human chromosomes (47 if we are talking humans with Down’s Syndrome)? Is it performing functions like metabolism? Then it’s human. Deal with it.” Meanwhile pro-abort mystics go off on fanciful searches for a soul and personhood and all kinds of other ghostly entities undetectable by the sciences. Most hilarious of all, when you point out that this is all mystical claptrap they say, “See! There’s no scientific basis for the prolife position!” You can’t make this stuff up.

Here in the ultraviolet heart of Blue State Washington, on the very campus of Mordor University (aka, the University of Washington) the truly daring and countercultural members of Students for Life will be hosting a freebie talk on abortion from the perspective of an OB/GYN named Dr. John Bruchalski:

Of course, to the pro-abort ideologue no information will be necessary. By the same mystical knowledge which somehow divines when a baby becomes a person and the mystical qualities of soul descend on the mere meat of a fetus, it is also possible for the pro-abortion zealot to know that anything a trained professional OB/GYN says does not count as actual information if he is a) male and b) possessed of a Polish name that likely indicates he is Catholic. It’s that sort of commitment to solid reasoning that makes the pro-abort case so watertight to the blandishments of the thought process. T’will be interesting to see if the Apostles of Tolerance show up to shout him down, threaten people, and throw things, as is so often done in that bastion of reasoned discourse.

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