Human Life Begins at Fertilization

Austin Cruz of Texas Right to Life argues that Life Begins at Fertilization. Not only because of the multitude of scientists, doctors, science and medical books that affirm this claim, but because a basic look at biology and reason shows that it does.

Texts Used or Mentioned

Alcorn, Randy. ProLife Answers to Pro-Choice Arguments. (New York: Multnomah Books, 2000), 51-55.

Bradley M. Patten, Human Embryology, 3d ed. (New York: McGraw Hill, 1968), 43

Keith L. Moore, the Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology, 2d ed. (Philadelphia, Penn.: W.B. Saunders, 1977), 1.

J.P. Greenhill and E.A. Friedman, Biological Principles and Modern Practice of Obstetrics, (Philadelphia, Penn.: W.B. Saunders, 1977), 17 (cf.23)

Louis Fridhandler, "Gametogenesis to Implantation," Biology of Gestation, vol. 1, ed. N.S. Assau (New York: Academic Press, 1968), 76.

E.L. Potter and J.M. Craig, Pathology of the Fetus and the Infant, 3d ed. (Chicago: Year Book Medical Publishers, 1975), vii.

Time and Rand McNally, Atlas of the Body (New York: Rand McNally, 1980), 139, 144.

Subcomitte on Seperation of Powers to Senate Judiciary Committee S-158, Report, 97th Cong., 1st Sess., 1981.

Maureen L. Condic, "When Does Human Life Begin?: A Scientific Perspective," Whestchester Institute White Paper Series vol 1.1. Westchester Institute, 2008.


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