Fetal Development and Abortion
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The writer of this paper argues that the core of the moral question regarding abortion is "personhood," not biological human life as such. The writer discusses that the stages of fetal development can therefore be taken into account in formulating the ethics and law of abortion. The writer also looks at the anti-abortion position.
From the Paper:"'Fetal Development' and 'Abortion Abortion' say anti-abortion activists or pro-life activists, as they prefer to be called, is murder. The anti-abortion position applies this not only to fetuses nearing full term and just about to be born into the world, but to embryos that have just been fertilized and that as of yet have no heart, lungs, nervous system or brain. The argument will be made below that the fundamental, legal and ethical question with respect to abortion is one of personhood. Personhood is ... "
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