Raphael Lee Cass, Byron Bay
What sort of society do we live in, Ian Lee (Letters May 8)? We live in a democratic society in which each individual person has their own beliefs, opinions, ideology, and control of themselves.
This means every woman has the right to deal with her body in the same way you have the right to deal with your body. And what she does with her body is none of your business.
A mother is a woman who has birthed a child. Prior to that event, she is a woman. Think about that.
You conflate the titles foetus and embryo. Maybe you could Google and get some information about it.
And define what ‘murder’ is. Some people believe the earth is flat. They are entitled to their opinion but I haven’t seen any of them writing to The Echo lately.
Your final statement is that ‘human life is sacred’. If you are going religious then isn’t all life sacred? I hope you are managing to live on air and water so that no living thing is killed in your zeal to save us from the Labor Party.