Forum, Mar. 3, 1975

Abortion: Humane or Inhumane?

To the Editors:

The guilty verdict in the abortion-related manslaughter case [Feb. 24] is not surprising. The issue was not one of abortion but of destruction of human life following an abortion. The verdict was reached by peers who had no choice but to base their decision on the compelling evidence presented in the case. The jury is saying that a doctor has no right to kill an aborted fetus that is alive.

This case illustrated the full impact of the U.S. Supreme Court decision. The lack of respect for human life...

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