Scientific Source #74 – Testimony

“If we are talking, then, about the biological beginning of a human life or lives, as distinct from other human lives, the answer is most assuredly that it is at the time of conception — that is to say, the time at which a human ovum is fertilized by a human sperm”74

74Testimony of Dr. Watson A. Bowes Jr., 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. 24.

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