Because – and this is what Hasan is fundamentally missing in his entire piece – those babies were wanted.
Which is the fundamental point that I reject. The civil rights of a human being do not change given whether someone wants them around or not. We insist in fact that civil rights are more important than people’s desires or feelings.
Of course, if a foetus isn’t a human being then there’s no problem. But if it is then that is the problem.