MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.

It’s Just Semantics

August 3rd, 2009 Viewed 2974 times, 1 so far today

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A baby, by any other name, is still a baby.  However, some today are attempting to change the name Fetus to mean “less than human” and they apply that name to the most defenseless among us in order to justify their own desire.

Have you ever noticed how militant the Pro-Abortion side is about using the term Fetus for the pre-born baby?  Why do you think they are frightened of that name?

What’s In A Name?

July 31st, 2009 Viewed 2507 times, 2 so far today

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One of the arguments that the Pro-Abortion side of the debate uses to attempt to assuage guilt and justify their position is to assign and control the names given to life in an attempt to dehumanize it.  They believe—and it’s worked for a while—that if they are able to call the baby in the mother’s womb a “fetus”, then they will be able to convince the mother that it isn’t a baby:

The unborn is an embryo or a fetus—just a simple blob of tissue, a product of conception—not a baby.  Abortion is terminating a pregnancy, not killing a child.

MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.