War of Semantics Takes New Turn

The following is from Life Issues Institute

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In the battle to protect unborn babies and their mothers from abortion, the war of semantics has taken a turn.

Advocates of abortion on demand are savvy opponents who understand that choosing your words carefully makes a difference in being persuasively effective.

Semantics of course is the art of phraseology, that is, the ability of using nice-sounding words to describe something not so nice—like abortion.

The public debate regarding abortion’s role during the COVID-19 pandemic revealed and underscored the adaptability of the other side to alter its vocabulary. Their success remains to be seen.

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