Law protects a corpse, but not human life

Recent reports in the news from central Iowa included the criminal offense of “abuse of a corpse.” Thankfully this happens infrequently. If you break into a funeral home and dismember a corpse you can get into serious legal trouble.

But if an abortionist dismembers a living human being in utero, the laws of this nation are fully supportive of that willful destruction of innocent human life. In this nation a corpse enjoys greater protection under law than a living human being. A nation that hopes to be considered civilized ought not tolerate the willful destruction of its most innocent and vulnerable members – the unborn