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At what point would you consider a fetus a human?


I don't want to get into the whole abortion debate, I just want to know how you would decide if something was human or not. An individual or a part.

 

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    Eric Cramer (ercramer36) 4 years ago

    The part I find curious is that you wrote until after it is born and can sustain itself, does that mean a baby in NICU is not a baby, but still a fetus?


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    DS Duby 4 years ago

    I second that notion.

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    Christina (calynbana) 4 years ago

    Does the father not have the right? I always hear people say that it is the mother's body and she can choose to do what she wants to do. What if she wants to terminate and the father wants to keep his child?


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    TripleAMom 4 years ago

    I would think we celebrate "birth"days because that is when the baby is born, not necessarily because that is when the baby becomes alive. An "alive"day would be hard to determine because people can't usually deterine day of conception or heart beat


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    Christin Sander (ChristinS) 4 years ago

    fetus isn't a bad word - and it's what all of our babies are when we carry them. I loved my babies too but they were still embryos then fetuses etc.


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    Peeples 4 years ago

    How does it have a soul or become human for that matter before it ever even gets a heart beat?

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    Beege215e 4 years ago

    Most concede humanness upon conception, the question should be when do personhood and rights begin? Are the mother's rights equal to or greater or lesser than the embryo? Human rights are involved and must be the point of consideration for all.

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    Beege215e 4 years ago

    I would not suggest to anyone that abortion for the sake of convenience is valid; reason must be applied along with caution and common sense. We do not open the door to vanity, but the door must be available for those that have need.

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    Christina (calynbana) 4 years ago

    I do not think that is true at all.

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    Sterling Sage 4 years ago

    The question is, is it a person in the sense that you or I are? The answer for me is no, it isn't. I wouldn't feel bad at all about destroying what you show in your picture.


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