A culture that will bend over backwards to support all life also places responsibilities on others beyond the scope of their own choices. Everyone is exposed to the likelihood of increased responsibility for eldercare now.
Update: Aug. 31
On CNN, Sanjay Gupta discussed some of the "personhood" bills and amendments that would define personhood at the moment of creation of any embryo or fertilized ovum. This could complicated in vitro fertilization (for heterosexual couples where the wife cannot get pregnant naturally, or for surrogate parenting for gay couples) because extra embyros are created which now are discarded, but the medical process is likely to get more efficient so that extra embryos don't get made.