Humanist Steve Ahlquist went head-to-head with anti-choice lobbyist Barth Bracy on NBC 10 News Conference to debate the “Choose Life” license plate scandal, but the best part was when the two disagreed over whether or not abortion is akin to killing a human being.
“Why do we have birthdays instead of conception days?” Ahlquist asked rhetorically. “Because we know that upon being born is when you are a person. you are separated from your mother and we know consider you to be an entity.
“The idea that human life begins at conception kind of … There is human life in our blood, in our skin, we are all genetically human. To say that a fetus or a fertilized egg is a human being … there is a potential here, there is a potential to be human here.