(No, not the Puffster.)
Not to be outdone by the myriad microscopic citizens' rights efforts in the Excited States -- most recent update
here -- our fetus fetishists have come up with their very own microscopic Canadian citizens' rights movement.
The site, like its Merkin cousins, hits the all the absolutely-equivalent-to-fetuses historical discrimination crimes -- slavery, treatment of Aboriginal people, the Holocaust, and (somebody did some extra research, not just the usual copy-and-paste job) the Persons Case.
There's a 'Science' page, a compilation of quotes from authoritative-sounding books, asserting over and over, yes, a fertilized human egg is unequivocally, well, human.
But they have to take a trip on the Waaaaay-Back Machine to come up with terminology to their liking -- calling an embryo, zygote, or fetus a 'baby'.
"The unborn baby is alive from the first moment of conception of a single egg and a single sperm." N.Z. Health Department: Pamphlet No 83 Your New Baby (Government Printer) 1969.
There. The government of New Zealand says so! Or said so, forty years ago. In a pamphlet aimed at happy, willing parents.
There's a petition to sign. And presumably funds to raise.
In related news, the
I just lurve watching them waste their time, energy, and money on such idiocy.