Concern for our vulnerable prenatal and neonatal children: a brief reply to Giubilini and Minerva
Camosy (Charles)
Source: Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol. 39, No. 5 (May 2013), pp. 296-298
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  1. This is a response to Giubilini and Minerva arguing that, on the basis of the similar moral status of the fetus1 and infant, infanticide is justifiable for many of the same reasons that justify abortion2.
  2. It argues that, although the authors are correct in claiming the logical connection between abortion3 and infanticide, they are mistaken in their moral anthropology and so misunderstand which way the reasoning should cut.
  3. It concludes with an exhortation - especially to fellow pro-lifers - to have a different kind of discourse on these matters


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