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The Ethics of abortion

pro-life vs. pro-choice

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Published by Prometheus Books in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abortion -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Abortion -- Law and legislation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-270).

    Statementedited by Robert M. Baird & Stuart E. Rosenbaum.
    SeriesContemporary issues, Contemporary issues (Buffalo, N.Y.).
    ContributionsBaird, Robert M., 1937-, Rosenbaum, Stuart E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ767.15 .E84 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p. ;
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1396815M
    ISBN 100879758058
    LC Control Number93004266
    OCLC/WorldCa28018151

    I work as the director of communications for a British charity providing abortion care and advocacy and for my part read this book in the Autumn of ; I reflected upon her thoughts as we campaigned to fully decriminalize The Ethics of abortion book in the UK — including in Northern Ireland, where there has been no access to lawful abortion. Would such laws and policies be cause for concern for Thomson? The foetus is totally dependent on its mother and is not sentient. They might find that they need to travel out of their local area to do so, as abortion after 15 weeks is not always as easy to access. But Thomson argues that the gap between 3 and 4 is much wider than this. They can answer any questions or address any concerns you might have.

    There The Ethics of abortion book single-celled organisms and multi-celled organisms. However, a doctor will try to involve a parent or another adult to provide support. There are specially trained counsellors who can give you a chance to talk about your decision. However, they should make arrangements for you to see another doctor who will be happy to arrange the appointment You do not have to have the consent of your partner although you may wish to discuss it with them You have the right to delay or cancel or appointments if you wish. Abortion is legal up to 24 weeks if the foetus has a severe incurable problem, or if your life is in danger. She then tries to show that, even given that the fetus has a right to life, it does not follow that abortion is morally impermissible.

    Is there a problem in determining which things can be said to have a future? Can support abortion only if having desires is a necessary condition for having the right not to be killed. Of the four arguments Dr. All persons have a right to life, and violinists are persons. I would think that the great majority of people would agree that 'higher' animals Man, for example are more sentient than 'lower' animals millipedes for example. At Brook we really believe that abortion is not bad or wrong.


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