“I have learned from my earliest medical education that human life begins at the time of conception … I submit that human life is present throughout this entire sequence from conception to adulthood and that any interruption at any point throughout this time constitutes a termination of human life.”
– Dr. Alfred M. Bongiovanni, professor of pediatrics and obstetrics at the University of Pennsylvania
When are you a person?
“The term ‘person,’ used in the fifth amendment, is broad enough to include any and every human being within the jurisdiction of the republic.”
– Justice Stephen J. Field, U. S. Supreme Court
“If this suggestion of personhood is established, the [abortionist] case, of course, collapses, for the fetus’ right to life would then be guaranteed by the 14th Amendment.”
– Justice Harry Blackmun, Roe v. Wade