Breath vs. heartbeat

Posted Tuesday, Apr. 08, 2014  comments  Print Reprints

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In her March 12 letter, Rowena Montgomery wrote: “A fetus does not become a living soul or person until it breathes. An unborn child is a potential person.”

If so, and I being a simple layman, I ask: Why does the fetus have a heartbeat?

— George J. Anthony, Fort Worth

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