In my last post, Abortion and the Morality of Feticide: Part I, I briefly sketched an argument against feticide,  It is wrong to kill a human being without justification;  A fetus is a human being;  In the case of feticide (at least in the majority of cases) insufficient or no justification is forthcoming. […]
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February 16th, 2011 155 Comments
November 27th, 2008 1 Comment
Bloggers WhaleOil and David Farrar are in disagreement over some comments made by Garth George in the New Zealand Herald regarding abortion and child abuse. Garth George says: I have said it before and I say it again: The number one cause of abuse against women and children is abortion. David Farrar says: I disagree. […]
October 2nd, 2007 4 Comments
A common argument claims that a fetus is not a human being until it is capable of surviving independently of another individual. Prior to this period, it does not have an independent existence from its mother; hence killing it is not homicide. This position is common in many legal and ethical arguments about the morality […]