Duf Sundheim on Abortion
A: My wife and I are pro-life. I have a brother with a disability, and the thought he would be aborted because he had a few numbers off in his DNA is something I cannot even imagine.
However, my father died of Alzheimer's. My mom, sisters and I had to decide whether to terminate his life. As we all were crying, unsure what to do, I found myself thinking I do not want some government official deciding whether people in our situation made the right decision.
So whether it is a difficult decision at the end of life or the beginning of life, we have to have confidence that the people involved, in consultation with their medical and spiritual advisors, will make the right decision.
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