Roswell, New Mexico Passes Resolution Declaring Human Life is ‘Precious to God’ and ‘Must Always Be Protected’

    Updated: March 19, 2019 at 2:36 pm EST  See Comments

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    ROSWELL, N.M. — The city of Roswell, New Mexico has passed a resolution declaring that life begins at conception, and that human life “is unique and precious to God” and “must always be protected.”

    According to the Roswell Daily Record, Resolution 19-28, “A Resolution in Support of the Unborn,” passed in a seven to one vote, with one council member abstaining.

    “Whereas, each and every innocent human life is unique and precious to God; and … human life begins at the moment of conception and continues, uninterrupted, until the moment of natural death,” the resolution reads. “Whereas, innocent human life must always be protected and preserved; and … the protection of all human life is important to the people of the City of Roswell …”

    It notes that life is the first right declared in the Declaration of Independence, and that the American College of Pediatricians noted in a 2017 abstract, “The predominance of human biological research confirms that human life begins at conception—fertilization.”

    Read the resolution in full here.

    The vote, which was held on Friday, was unanimously supported by members of the public in attendance at the meeting. The Daily Record states that Mayor Dennis Kintigh asked for a show of hands both for and against the resolution, and that “[i]n support of the unborn resolution, all hands were raised and no hands raised in opposition.”

    Five council members—Savino Sanchez, Jacob Roebuck, Steve Henderson, Caleb Grant and Jeanine Corn Best—had reportedly requested for the matter to be

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