a question for pro-lifers – what does success look like?

I’m still trying to understand what people who campaign against abortions are hoping to achieve. I left a comment on one of Tom Quiner‘s posts recently and haven’t had any answers yet, so thought I’d throw it open to the general public. Taking all the relevant facts about pregnancy termination into consideration, what do anti-abortion campaigners seek to achieve?

When you talk about ‘saving babies’, how would you plan to do this? Sedate every woman who is in a state of unwanted pregnancy and force her to give birth? I’m not clear where you logically think this goes, given that in many countries where abortion is illegal, the rate of unregulated pregnancy termination is higher than in the USA. Is that what you’re fighting for? Forcing as many women as possible to give birth to unwanted babies, and pushing the rest to seek dangerous alternatives?

I’d really appreciate someone explaining to me what ‘success’ looks like.

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