Is your definition of life a living organism or consciousness? A child does not have self awareness until around 15 months. Defining life as starting at conception is mixing church and state. This legislation is also a blatant step toward dismantling Roe v Wade. Pregnancy and birth are life threatening conditions, 28 out of 100,000 women die. A woman should have a choice whether to risk her life, and no, abstinence is not the answer.