All people, no matter their stage of human development, gender, race, socioeconomic status, location, mental development, disability, or education level have the right to life. They deserve to be treated with dignity and respect and afforded the opportunity to become the best version of themselves. Gov. Cooper vetoed a requirement that children who survive abortions to be administered emergency medical care. He stated that these situations do not happen. As evidenced by countless others who have shared their personal survival experiences, this is simply untrue and the law must be changed to protect the most vulnerable among us.
As the child of a teenage mother, who was pressured to have an abortion, I’m thankful she made the choice of life, and because of her decision and the difficulties she went through by being a single mother of four children, I support pro-life organizations and programs that help vulnerable women medically, financially, spiritually, as well as provided counseling.