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‘The View’ co-hosts discuss the March for Life and what it truly means to be pro-life [VIDEO]

ABCArticle By Jenifer Williams // EEW Magazine Faith Views

Share Can one be pro-life and pro-choice? Must the two be separate or mutually exclusive?

These questions were explored on ABC’s “The View” Thursday while the co-hosts discussed Friday’s March for Life to take place in Washington D.C.

“Maybe we should stop talking about being pro-life or anti-life, because nobody is not for life,” said Whoopi Goldbergh, scoffing at the notion that anyone is pro-abortion.

“We are pro-choice. That’s the difference,” added the Oscar-winning actress and staunch debater, distinguishing her stance from those who wish to make abortion illegal.

Co-host Sunny Hostin, a devout Catholic, chimed in, “Pro-life is not a dirty word,” noting that “54% of Catholics believe that abortion should be legal,” according to Pew research.

While the Christian lawyer doesn’t think being pro-life and pro-choice are mutually exclusive, she said, “My faith tells me that life begins at conception. My faith tells me that abortion is wrong. My faith tells me that abortion is a sin.”

Her goal seemed not to be to impose her views on anyone else, but to make the point that many people of faith are like her, personally pro-life. Yet, they believe that other women should be given the legal right to choose what is best for their bodies.

“Catholics participate in this March for Life overwhelmingly. There are about 300,000 marchers. Many of them are from Catholic universities,” said Hostin.

The March for Life has attracted massive crowds for over four decades. This year's March marks the 44th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision to legalize abortion in the U.S. which has led to the deaths of nearly 60 million unborn babies. Pro-life women's groups were barred from co-sponsoring last weekend’s Women's March, which promoted legalized abortion.

Goldbergh has a simpler, more watered down view of what it means to be pro-life.

“We are all pro-life," she expressed, noticeably frustrated by the labels and divisions. “I don’t think anyone is anti-life… I don’t like having people define the fact that I think that having a choice is a good thing. It doesn’t make me less of a pro-life person,” she argued.

Hostin interjected, “I think we can all agree that abortion is not a good thing. It’s not something that anyone wants to do.”

Goldbergh responded, “It is something that some women have to do and that’s the idea. They can make that decision for themselves. That is a decision you should be able to make for yourself…”

Co-host Jedidiah Bila jumped in to offer up the perspective of another group of pro-lifers, singling out “those people who bear that term and say, ‘I’m pro-life’ and by that they mean they’re fighting for the rights of the unborn.”

Those who fight for life from this vantage point seek to abolish abortion, which they do not believe to be a civil right. In view, human rights are civil rights. And civil rights begin in the womb from conception until natural death.

Abortion rates in the U.S. have decreased. According to a survey from Guttmacher Institute based on 2014 abortion numbers, terminations are at the lowest level since the 1973 -- a 14 percent decrease since 2011.

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