Babies have fewer legal rights than farm animals, Congressman says

During a bill that would prohibit abortions after the fifth month of pregnancy and the unborn child is capable of surviving outside of the mother’s womb, Rep. Trent Franks, (R-AZ) said it is appalling that under current American law supporting abortion on demand farm animals have more rights and are treated more humanely than babies.

Explaining how over 18,000 babies are killed from late-term abortions each year, Franks pleaded with his colleagues to end the barbaric practice saying we are virtually alone among all the major civilized nations in condoning the practice. He went on to say that under the Federal Humane Slaughter Act, animals are treated with more dignity than human beings.


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