There is more going on in biology than is dreamt of in materialist philosophy.
An embryo is fully human, as is a fetus, a newborn, a toddler, a child, a teen, a mature adult and an elderly adult.
Science, the dominant way of knowing of our age, now finds itself caught between a rock and (very) hard place.
Can you think of an un-designed process that employs external machinery to maintain the state of another machine?
Science has quite a bit to contribute to our debate about abortion as a matter public policy.