Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Excellent Commentary On "After Birth Abortion"

Here’s an excellent commentary by my colleague Dr. Peter Saunders about the so-called “after birth abortion” furor.
Leading bioethicists conclude infanticide no different from abortion
Two bioethicists have stirred up huge controversy this week by publishing an article suggesting that infanticide is equivalent to abortion.
 Writing in the Journal of Medical Ethics, Alberto Giubilini from the University of Milan and Francesca Minerva from Melbourne University argue that foetuses and newborns ‘do not have the same moral status as actual persons’ and conclude that ‘after birth abortion (killing a newborn) should be permissible in all the cases where abortion is, including cases where the newborn is not disabled’. more

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