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Religious Fanaticism: Abortion

The Fanatics of Tangier by Eugène Delacroix

I taught ethics classes in a university setting for over 30 years and I’m well versed in the philosophical literature surrounding abortion. And, as I have stated previously, the pro-life position finds virtually no support in this literature. But rather than penning another academic essay on the topic, I want to write a visceral response to the forthcoming Supreme Court decision. Continue reading Religious Fanaticism: Abortion

Professional Ethicists Rarely Oppose Abortion

(This article was reprinted in the online magazine of the Institute for Ethics & Emerging Technologies, May 17, 2016, in Church and State and in Critical Perspectives on Abortion (Analyzing the Issues), Anne C. Cunningham, ed., Enslow Publishing 2017.)

Abortion continues to make political news, but a question rarely asked by politicians or other interlocutors is: what do professional ethicists think about abortion? Continue reading Professional Ethicists Rarely Oppose Abortion

Ethicists Generally Agree: The Pro-Life Arguments Are Worthless

(This article was reprinted in Critical Perspectives on Abortion (Analyzing the Issues), Anne C. Cunningham, ed., Enslow Publishing 2017.)

Abortion continues to make political news, but a question rarely asked by politicians or other interlocutors is: what do professional ethicists think about abortion? Continue reading Ethicists Generally Agree: The Pro-Life Arguments Are Worthless