Letter: Abortion contradicts health care definition

Dear Editor,

According to various dictionaries, health care is defined as the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease and injury, whether physical or mental, that affects humans.

In other words, health care is all about improving or maintaining the health of an individual.

Medically and ethically, abortion goes against the very definition of healthcare and violates a doctor’s sacred oath.

Yet so many liberals today say that abortion is a health care right.

But abortion isn’t health care, it’s the exact opposite of health care.

It’s not the preservation of life but the taking of life.

Dean Clark, Langley

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