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Legal Source #5 – Legislative Hearing

“The Congress finds that present day scientific evidence indicates a significant likelihood that actual human life exists from conception.”5


5The Language of the Bill, 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. 2.

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Legal Source #3 – Legislative Hearing

“The Task Force concludes the following… abortion terminates the life of a unique, whole, living human being”3


3Report of The South Dakota Task Force to Study Abortion, Submitted to the Governor and Legislature of South Dakota, 2005, p. 13, https://www.dakotavoice.com/Docs/South%20Dakota%20Abortion%20Task%20Force%20Report.pdf.

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Legal Source #2 – Legislative Hearing

“Physicians, biologists, and other scientists agree that conception marks the beginning of the life of a human being–of a being that is alive and is a member of the human species. There is overwhelming agreement on this point in countless medical, biological, and scientific writings”2


 2S-158, 97th Congress, 1st Session, 1981, p. 7.