No, this isn't about Joni Mitchell and I'm not going to talk about bows and flows of angel hair, just about stunning hypocrisy. How many ice cream castles have been built upon the idea that a fertilized human egg cell is a human being possessed of human rights? It would be hypocritical enow that those rights are allowed by Church doctrine to foetuses when they have been so often denied to adults by religious authorities, but that's not what this is about. It's about, as I said, hypocrisy; about arguing both sides when needed to avoid guilt, or at least to avoid prosecution and penalty.
Health Initiatives, with assets estimated at around 15 billion dollars,
operates a chain of hospitals and as a response to a wrongful death
suit involving twin foetuses who died before birth, their attorneys
argued that in cases of wrongful death, the term “person” only applies
to individuals born alive, and not to those who die in utero, says Raw Story today.
Perhaps that will be a precedent that
plagues them in future when they try to argue otherwise according to
Roman Catholic doctrine regarding abortion and birth control, but
looking at this cloudy argument from both sides now is pretty
entertaining, don't you think? And of course we remember all the adages
telling us that when they argue principle, what they mean is money.
Feather canyons everywhere, indeed.