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Every ‘body’ has dignity

A monthly column by the Emmanuel Community: 46 Rosalino Street, Woodbrook.Tel:628-1064;emmancommtt@gmail.com

In an address to the US Senate in 2015, in reaction to a video which revealed that the Planned Parenthood Federation of America was involved in the sale of the body parts of aborted babies, Republican Senator James Lankford tearfully pointed out the irony of the fact that “there were children still being aborted with an instrument reaching into a mother, tearing apart a child,” while at the same time, the Senate was in the midst of discussing “the humane treatment of animals being put down, like in horse slaughter,” and the protection of orcas. He found it even more abhorrent that the abortions were being performed in such a manner as to preserve certain organs “for medical research”.

More recently, on an episode of ‘The Doctors’ on CBS cable network, the panellists were discussing what seems to be the latest fetish among young people, whereby they are so taken with seeing themselves ‘on screen’, that a group of them was callously taking selfies during an incident in which someone was being attacked, yet not one made any attempt either to assist the victim or call for help.

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