By Maureen Ferguson

The esteemed Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, D-N.Y., once called a type of late-term abortion “too close to infanticide” and voted to ban it, along with 13 fellow Democrats who reached a similar conclusion. On Monday, the Senate will again vote on a late-term abortion bill to ban the procedure after 5 months of pregnancy, the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (S 2311).

Cultural recognition of the humanity of the unborn at this stage is all around us, from expectant parents thrilled with an ultrasound image of their beautiful baby sucking his or her thumb, to ballads by superstar singer Ed Sheeran about the unborn, to silly TV ads about Chex mix, reflecting the fact that baby’s taste buds are functioning by 15 weeks and mom often experiences a lot of kicking after eating spicy food.

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