It’s actually because the bill is, in some clauses, unconstitutional, the reason why debate is on hold. We cannot discuss induced abortion — a key plank of the bill — without addressing the vital question of when life begins. CONCEPTIONThe fact is that the foetal stage begins eight weeks after conception, meaning the bill offends the Constitution. The bill dangerously borders on a eugenics mentality, which seeks to let live only people with characteristics regarded as desirable. They wouldn’t have lived to see the light of day had they been conceived after enactment of this bill.
Source: Daily Nation July 30, 2020 20:37 UTC