Weekend links: fetal pain, New Wave Feminists, a pro-life conversion

A few links for your weekend reading pleasure:

photo by Ellen Kolb
photo by Ellen Kolb

An interview with New Wave Feminists (blog.secularprolife.org)

“If [New Wave Feminists] NWF got a $1,000,000 grant, what would you want to do with it?”
“…If NWF got a $1,000 grant, my answer would probably be the same thing – college outreach. The sidewalks are the last line of defense when it comes to changing hearts and minds, but the colleges are just one step behind that….We have to be on campuses proclaiming LOUDLY that women’s rights are human rights, and human rights should start the moment a person first exists.” Read the full post here.

AMA dismisses evidence of fetal pain (dailysignal.com)

“The American Medical Association is sticking by its influential report asserting that unborn babies cannot feel pain at 20 weeks, despite subsequent studies finding otherwise. Three of the report’s five authors had or later would have ties to the abortion industry.” [emphasis added] Read the full post here, including links to the medical papers cited on fetal pain.

An Ivy League student describes her journey to becoming pro-life (browndailyherald.com)

“Slavery and genocide, for example, are both driven by the idea that a select group of human beings are unworthy of the dignity intrinsic to personhood and could therefore be subjugated by a stronger class of humans. When people in positions of power and privilege use this language to deny someone their basic human rights, they do it to justify acts that would otherwise be unconscionable to enact on other people. Labeling these humans as nonpersons or fractions of a person is the first step in allowing them to suffer inhumane violence and at times extinction at the hands of their oppressors.” Read the full post here.