This argument can begin with the abortion issue. If the child is only considered a person after birth, then abortion would be correct. Otherwise, that should be a crime and considered as murder.
But even after birth, when should a child be considered a person? Of course, we consider them a person from birth but do we treat them like an individual? When dealing with adults, we handle them with a certain level of respect for their individuality. But with children, we have a tendency to think that “they’re just kids.”
They are an individual just as all adults are. Children deserve to be treated and respected for their personhood, individuality, and their humanness.
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