Legal Source #6 – Legislative Testimony

“From both the legal and medical standpoint, there is absolutely no question in my mind and I feel in the minds of most individuals who have given serious thought to this question, the exact moment of the beginning [of] personhood and of the human body is at the moment of conception.”6

6Prepared Statement of Dr. McCarthy DeMere, J.D., M.D., The Human Life Bill: Hearings on S. 158 Before the Subcommittee on Separation of Powers of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, 97th Cong., 1st Sess. (1981), p. 35.

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