Does the pro-life position require that you pay for all unwanted children after they are born?

A photo of The Thinker by Rodin located at the Musée Rodin in Paris
Many people claim that in order to be pro-life that you have the responsibility to support all the children that you prevent from being aborted.

Many pro-lifers do adopt children from people who did not plan to become mothers, they support Crisis pregnancy centers and others charities that do everything possible to make it easier for the mother to support the child, this is awesome, but is it a requirement?

Most of the world is against the murder of people who are already born, but how many people are actually supporting those people that others want to kill? Unless you count the witness protection program which is funded by taxpayers, not many!  Does not being able to support those who are on the run from killers mean that I am pro-murder? NO!  How many people are against killing puppies?  If I were to use the logic of the pro-choice crowd, I would say that unless you regularly adopt all of the animals at the SPCA, you have no right to complain when someone kills an already born puppy, but that logic is just silly!
It’s nice when you help animal charities, but not an obligation to be against their mistreatment.

The only relevant question is, Is the “thing” inside a human woman a human being or not? If it is a human we as a society have an obligation to protect, or at least not harm said human.  The people who made the baby are the ones with the responsibility to care for the child or find someone who is willing to do so. We should encourage them, and help them to take responsibility for their choices, not to kill the child!

If you are interested in learning more about how to  defend the pro-life view
Pro-Life 101: A Step-by-Step Guide to Making Your Case Persuasively, is available for purchase at Amazon. 

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