See Pearl Jams post above and the reference "natural rights"<quoted text>
Which is what reason?
But in any case I'd like to see it in your words. Why does any innocent human life deserve
We're starting to repeat ourselves. Well, you are anyway.<quoted text>
There's a massive distinction.
Sure they do. Humans exercise their free will and make decisions that violate the human, constitutional, civil, etc rights of other humans all the time. Doesn't make it right, doesn't make it moral, nor does it mean we should make it legal. In the absence of just cause, no human should ever be deciding what other innocent human is or is not worthy of protection.<quoted text>
It has nothing to do with the place of a supreme being at all. Humans decide important issues all the time.