This argument used by abortion proponents — that an embryo or fetus is a part of the mother’s body until a certain point of gestation — is scientific nonsense.
Of course it’s the very same assumption at work in the evolution debate, on the part of those who dismiss the suppression of intelligent design dissidents.
For those who are always lecturing us about “Follow the science” and “Believe the scientists,” this episode should be an eye opener.
Our scientific elites insist that the “scientific consensus” be accepted without question.
Budding is the means of reproduction of some species of worms but it is most certainly not a means reproduction by human beings.