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Is Abortion Safer than Childbirth? Part 3 of 3

Abortion-choice advocates often say, “Abortion is safe.” They believe it’s safe for the mother and some even say it’s safer than childbirth. In this three-part series we address each of these questions: (1) Is abortion safe? (2) Is abortion safe … Continue reading

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Judith Jarvis Thomson’s “A Defense of Abortion”

This famous monumental defense of abortion by Judith Jarvis Thomson predates the Roe v. Wade decision by almost two years. In this article submitted to Philosophy & Public Affairs (Vol. 1, no. 1 [Fall 1971]),┬áThomson argues by various analogies that … Continue reading

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