The care of human life and its happiness and not its destruction is the chief and only object of a good government.
Now, when it comes to politics and politicians, specifically, I’m about as jaded as one person can possibly be. I generally don’t listen to political speeches as I’m skeptical of even the most seemingly hard-core pro-life political figures. So many elected officials know exactly the right things to say to win votes and excite the base, but then don’t back those words up with real pro-life legislative action. But I have to give credit where it is due and this speech by Congressman Trent Franks of Arizona on last year’s Roe v. Wade anniversary is fantastic: