On Abortion and Defining a ‘Person’ – NYTimes.com

On Abortion and Defining a ‘Person’ – NYTimes.com.

November 30, 2011, 8:45 pm

On Abortion and Defining a ‘Person’

The standard critique of abortion asserts that it is murder: the intentional killing of an innocent person.  The typical starting point for this critique is the obvious fact that killing a baby right after its birth is murder.  What the argument then must show is that, as far as the morality of killing goes, there is no essential difference between the newborn baby and the child at earlier stages of development.

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One response to “On Abortion and Defining a ‘Person’ – NYTimes.com

  1. To go into the womb and destroy what God is creating is not something God approves of. It’s demonic. Connie
    http://7thandvine.wordpress.com/

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