- For the people who object to abortion procedures on the grounds that it involves the murder of an innocent child, it would be extremely wise to note that medical textbooks have officially defined personhood as beginning at the moment of conception. Consider the following excerpts which were originally derived from an article at Life News:
J.P. Greenhill and E.A. Freidman. . Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Publishers. 1974 Pages 17 and 23.