Wed Jan 23, 2013, 08:31 PM
Warpy (85,627 posts)
A fetus is not a person if it costs us money, says Catholic Church
You know how the Catholic Church is always going on and on ... and on and freakin' on ... about the sanctity of life and also a bunch of vague concepts about liberty 'n stuff? We can't have abortion because every sperm is sacred. We can't have insurance coverage for women's health care because something about Taco Bell and freedom. We can't even fund cancer screening because apparently Jesus was cool with women dying of undetected breast cancer.
And all of this—all of it—goes back to the Church's insistence that life begins with your very first hell-worthy dirty thought and must be protected at all costs, despite all consequences, including, of course, the consequence of dead women, whose lives are not nearly as valuable as the "life" of an unborn fetus. In just the past year, the Church has called upon its faithful followers to march, to starve themselves, to go to jail, to even take up arms—all to protect those fetuses. No exceptions. None. Not if the fetus is already dead inside the womb. Not if the fetus is going to kill the actual living woman carrying it. No goddamned exceptions EVER.
Well, except for one: when it's going to cost the Church money.
Instead, they are arguing state law protects doctors from liability concerning unborn fetuses on grounds that those fetuses are not persons with legal rights.
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Wed Jan 23, 2013, 08:39 PM
libodem (18,056 posts)
2. Oh, hell, yeah
Not if it costs money. I wonder about corporations and their personhood? Wonder what the corporate church attendance rate is these days, being corps are people.
Doesn't corpus mean body? Ewww. Real Zombies.
Sorry, I should be in creative speculation.