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Arguing about abortion

Lewis M. Schwartz

Arguing about abortion

by Lewis M. Schwartz

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Published by Wadsworth Pub. Co. in Belmont, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Abortion -- United States.,
    • Debates and debating -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementLewis M. Schwartz.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ767.5.U5 S39 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 259 p. ;
      Number of Pages259
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1712859M
      ISBN 100534195423
      LC Control Number92014970

      Among many strong anti-abortion arguments that mainly support the idea of natural right to life, the Marquis's approach, also known as the deprivation argument, explains an act of abortion as a killing of the valuable future that may be lived out by a fetus. This point of view is exactly the one that makes this approach absolutely different.   Abortion is unlike any other issue debated today. Millions of American women have aborted a child, and the pain, loss, and emotional need to justify what was done, both on the part of the mother and on the part of her loved ones, is strong and deep. This means that, in any debate, you may face an invisible thumb on the scale so that even the.

      The moral status, together with issues of gestation, viability and rights complicate the abortion debate but prochoice groups argue that the fetus has no moral status and performing abortion as a minor surgical or medical procedure is acceptable (Lipp, , ). These standards apply to our thinking, reasoning, and arguing about everything, including vitally important ethical and legal issues like abortion, and any advocacy concerning it.

      Arguments about Abortion Personhood, Morality, and Law Kate Greasley. Provides a sustained argument of an emotionally charged debate; Offers coverage of topical legal issues including selective abortion and rights of conscientious objection; Addresses pro-life philosophy arguments and recognizes both sides of the debate. Chapter 3: Can Abortion Be Justified? Chapter Preface 1. Abortion Is a “Necessary Evil” Naomi Wolf 2. The “Necessary Evil” Argument Does Not Justify Abortion Clarke D. Forsythe 3. Rape Justifies Abortion Margaret Sykes 4. Rape Does Not Justify Abortion William Norman Grigg 5. Congenital Defects May Justify Abortion.


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Arguing about abortion by Lewis M. Schwartz Download PDF EPUB FB2

Arguing Abortion. By Adam Gopni k. Novem In a memorable moment in the book, Pollitt points out that the use of sonograms of embryos and fetuses to promote the anti-abortion. “Katha Pollitt's brilliant new book, Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights, arrives like an urgent letter as rights are fast Pollitt's characteristic wit and logic, Pro marshals science, history, medicine, religion, statistics and stories of real women's lives--with all the ‘tangled secret misfortunes' of families--to make a myth-busting argument that abortion is a social good/5(94).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schwartz, Lewis M. Arguing about abortion. Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth Pub. Co., © (OCoLC) Excellent presentation of the pro-life argument against abortion on demand. The book carefully covers every aspect of this debate and presents an abundance of evidence and logic to conclude that abortion is indeed the taking of a human life.

Appendix A is a very helpful discussion of the development and viability of the fetus, arguing, through /5. This book is designed to help people heal from their abortions and put guilt, shame, fear, and doubt behind them.

O’Neill—actress, model, and national spokeswoman of Silent No More—draws on her own experiences with post-abortion syndrome to show women that Christ still loves them even if they have sinned; and that healing is possible. The remaining chapters of the book are largely devoted to a critical analysis and refutation of the variety of arguments for abortion, loosely organized around two different stances: those that argue for abortion on the grounds of the unborn not being a person (even if recognized as a human being,) and therefore, not a subject of rights, and.

Abortion is never explicitly mentioned in any book of the Judeo-Christian Bible, but we do know that the ancient Egyptians, Persians, and Romans, among others, would have practiced it during their respective eras. The absence of any discussion of abortion in the Bible is conspicuous, and later authorities attempted to close the gap.

Abuse of Discretion: The Inside Story of Roe v. Wade By Clarke D. Forsythe Based on 20 years of research, including an examination of the papers of eight of the nine Justices who voted in Roe and DoeAbuse of Discretion is a critical review of the behind-the-scenes deliberations that went into the Supreme Court’s abortion decisions and how the mistakes made by the Justices.

Abortion remains one of the most hotly debated social and moral issues. Both sides present powerful arguments for and against abortion. The pro-life group emphasizes the argument of preserving human life since conception at any cost, to the point of giving absolute priority to the life of the unborn fetus over the life of the mother.

That’s right, the late Christopher Hitchens opposed abortion for logical and scientific reasons. I recently shared a video on social media where Hitchens and other academic atheists made the case as to why abortion is murder.

It did not take Continue reading How to Argue Against Abortion. The argument for abortion, if made honestly, requires many words: It must evoke the recent past, the dire consequences to women of making a very simple medical procedure illegal.

The argument. Legal Arguments Against Abortion At this point in our discussion, we need to look at legal arguments against abortion. The best legal argument against abortion can be seen in the case of Roe v.

Wade. It violated standard legal reasoning. The Supreme Court decided not to decide when life begins and then. Anti-Abortion Arguments- THE GRADUALIST THESIS Those who defend the gradualist thesis, such as Daniel Callahan and Robert Wennberg,29 argue that the unborn entity increases in value as it develops physically.

Unlike the theories critiqued above, in this view there is no one decisive moment at which the unborn entity moves from nonperson to person. For [ ]. Rebecca Todd Peters’s new book is titled Trust Women: A Progressive Christian Argument for Reproductive Justice.

Yet she totally dismisses the arguments and decisions of pro-life women. Perhaps a better title would have been “trust pro-choice women to make pro-choice decisions.”. Arguments About Abortion: Personhood, Morality, and Law is a book published in by Kate Greasley, a British lawyer. This book took me by surprise as I didn’t hear about it until earlier this year.

It also seems to have slipped under the radar, having only one review at the time of this review’s writing on Amazon and none on Goodreads. A Christian Argument for Abortion: A Q&A With Rebecca Todd Peters Peters discusses her new book and her vision for the role of progressive, feminist Christian theology in contemporary abortion.

People who believe abortion is not morally wrong argue that the fetus should not necessarily be considered a person with the right to life. This is wrong because the collection of human cells that is the fetus, if given the opportunity to grow, eventually becomes a complete human being.

A Christian view on abortion. Few topics cause as much debate, controversy, emotion and rhetoric as the question of abortion. It has been the subject of countless articles, books, speeches and demonstrations.

Many of the questions seem to have no concrete answer –. The best pro abortion choice arguments, which can be complex and powerful, have to do, I believe, with a woman’s bodily autonomy.

And Beckwith does an admirable and compelling job in dealing with the best of these arguments. This book does not contain religious arguments, nor should it Reviews: Dr. Bernard Nathanson—formerly one of the largest abortion providers in New York City and an original founder of NARAL (National Abortion Rights Action League)—now points out as a prolifer that there is no ethical difference between an unborn child who is plugged into and dependent upon her mother and a kidney patient who is plugged into.

Once the quality of life-as-it-is-lived is introduced into the argument, we can say that abortion provides the possibility of improving that quality. Motherhood is a remarkably special bond.

These are all books that I have read and studied, and if you take the time to do the same you will be prepared to address just about any argument that a pro-choice person would present you with. So without further ado, here are the books: 1.

The Ethics of Abortion: Women's Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice by Christopher Kaczor.Today, the Supreme Court of the United States hears oral argument in an abortion case out of Louisiana, June Medical Services v.

Russo. The case challenges a Louisiana law that requires abortion doctors to have hospital admitting privileges.

Kat Talalas with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities issued the following statement.