Tag: abortion

Weekend Reading

Jeremy Hausotter,The Unborn Child Is Never the Aggressor, Ethika Politika Ana Maria Dumitru,Science, Embryonic Autonomy, and the Question of When Life Begins, Public Discourse Matthew J. Franck, Kermit Gosnell and the Ideology of Abortion on Demand, Public Discourse Samuel Gregg, Shedding Light…

Grievous Bodily Harm

In 2015, Anna Yocca, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, approx. 24 weeks pregnant, decided to run a warm bath and kill her child in utero with a coat hanger. However, troubled by the amount of blood now shed in the bath and “concerned…

Disposable children

A couple of days ago I pointed out that consequences have ideas; that is, that any controversial but persistent practice, here legal abortion, will develop a set of ideas that attempt to give it rational coherence and justification. One of those…

Consequences have ideas

“I sort of jumped. ‘I haven’t had an abortion!’ I told her. I wanted to make it really clear to her that as much as I was going out and fighting for other women’s options, I myself had never had…

Weekend Reading

Edward Feser, Why Not Annihilation? Ed Feser’s blog David Albert Jones, The injustice of destroying embryonic human beings, Mercatornet Tim Bradley, Unconscionable: Threats to Religious Freedom and Rights of Conscience in the Abortion Debate, Public Discourse R. J. Snell, Against Pious Nihilism: C.S.…

The marks of the Sexual Revolution

In a recent essay, Catherine Deveny wondered whether men should also be granted the ‘right’ of an abortion, though here only a ‘financial’ abortion; women are still to be granted not only the right of abandoning their child, but of destroying…

The Enormity of Abortion elided

Apropos of my response, yesterday, to Jane Caro’s attempt to normalise abortion at any stage and for any reason, Jim S., at the blog, Agent Intellect, brings to our attention the above video, Dear Future Mom. As he mentions, the video,…

A Caro of Lies on Abortion

In #ShoutYourAbortion: Why it’s more important now than ever, Jane Caro is engaged in normalising abortion without ever considering the arguments against it. She begins: Even though abortion was a crime in NSW — as it still is today —…