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What’s Left of ‘My Body, My Right’?

The right to privacy just might be the most widely touted┬ájustification for abortion today. Implied within the right to life and to liberty, the concept of “privacy” demarcates the sacred domain of self-possession (my body), autonomy (my choice), and liberty … Continue reading

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Are Human Fetuses Parasites? (revised 5.6.19)

  Occasionally abortion-choice advocates refer to fetal humans as parasites. We know what they are getting at. The child-in-utero is dependent on the mother, drains her energy, eats her food, etc. But, is “parasite” the right idea here? Are fetal … Continue reading

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