Fetuses have no rights whatsoever

August 26, 2009 at 7:10 pm (abortion debate)

In the controversial Roe v. Wade case, it was made perfectly clear that a fetus does not have any rights. One only has rights upon birth. Therefore, the argument that fetuses have their 5th and 14th Amendments abused is nonsense. The argument could be made that if a fetus is aborted while still alive, then that baby should be entitled to those Amendments. And while that is a legitimate concern, it is not necessarily a big one.

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