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Abortion — 1 VIEWPOINTS Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz 02/16/2012

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Abortion — 1

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Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz
02/16/2012
“The State …shall equally protect the life of the mother and the life of the unborn from conception.” (Philippine Constitution: Section 12).

Thus reads the categorical State policy on the protection of the “life” of the “unborn” from the moment of “conception.” The more salient observations that can be drawn from the above cited constitutional provision are the following: That in the order of nature, the essential sequence is conception that brings forth life which in turn ushers forth the unborn — all as one composite reality. That without life, there is nothing really worth to talk about, nothing truly important to bother with. That intrinsic right of the unborn is premised on the fact that it is only there from that someone is born..... MORE

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