Haven't lawmakers the
power to enact laws liberalizing abortion?
As experience demonstrates, the application of laws
liberalizing abortion is practically uncontrollable; it is all the more necessary to
maintain legislation that is preventive, dissuasive and even repressive:
- preventive, for
it must prevent an irreparable aggression against a human life by someone stronger;
- dissuasive, for
it must dissuade the mother from making the decision to abort and in turn, offer her
alternative solutions that are warm and effective;
- repressive, for in a
democratic society every attack on the freedom of another and even moreso on one's life,
must not be sanctioned, while eventually taking into account attenuating or aggravating
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