This article illustrates perfectly the gyrations caused by fuzzy laws and logic on abortion. It shouldn’t have had to be written.
The abortion debate addresses only half of the problem. The other half, if mentioned at all, is waved aside. The response by A. Nonymous lightly touched upon it.
You must address both halves if you expect good results.
Otherwise there is chaos — which we are seeing now.
My article A New Solution on Abortion does just that.