kurt_w wrote:OK, Mr Blaska. Two questions:
(1) Do you think abortion is murder? (I'm assuming that your answer is "Yes", since earlier in this thread you directly analogized abortion to the Nazi death camps. But it would be helpful if you would just give a direct answer).
(2) What do you think is an appropriate punishment for mothers who hire someone to murder their children?
Straight answers, without Mr. uRRinate's sputtering profanities:
1) Abortion does take a human life; the life (admittedly at an early stage) is human, not vegetable or animal. Murder is a particular term in criminal law. And we do have penalties for those who kill a fetus. Statute 940.195 also penalizes battery to an unborn child.
2) I don't know; perhaps only moral dissuasion. A statute need not provide a penalty. (Incidentally, most Americans are now pro-life.) Kurt, interesting that you use the term "mothers."
Stu Levitan: I'm not going to answer your "how many angels can dance on the head of a pin" question. In any event, your question is off-topic. The topic is human life and abortion, not the after-life.