Please, do not just listen to the talking heads, also don’t take my word about this. Get a copy of Dobbs v. Jackson and read it, better yet, get a copy of Roe v. Wade also, and read it too. Liberty, is an impossibility without Life. No aborted female will ever have the liberty to “chose.” From this point I will assume you will actually heed my advice and read those decisions; you may then decide for yourself if the reasoning of the justices was sound, on either side. This court could not find that “abortion” was a historic fundamental right protected by the constitution. There can be no liberty without life, first.
As both the court’s majority and dissent found occasion to reference Blackstone’s Commentaries, regarding the historical understanding of when a person’s life begins. I will quote the relevant portion here.
“1. Life is the immediate gift of God, a right inherent by nature in every individual; and it begins in contemplation of the law as soon as an infant is able to stir in the mother’s womb. For if a woman is quick with child, and by a potion, or otherwise, killeth it in her womb; or if one beat her, whereby the child dieth in her body, and she is delivered of a dead child; this, though not murder, was by the ancient law h ...