reasons or justifications: The first group will be called "first order reasons the second "second order reasons." First order reasons are reasons of justifications which may plausibly justify an abortion, for example, (i) rape, (ii) endangerment. Where do they come from? A fetus is a human being. What a person is is not a legal question but a question which is to be decided within a specific ethics. A fetus is a human life form. Pro-lifers argue that the same is true of abortion, because fetuses are personshence the term pro-life. Furthermore, if the (moral) agreement is enforced by law, the woman also violated the particular law for which she has to take charge. In the less extreme cases, the Biography of Lotus Sutra preference for ones own interests to the life of another seemed to express cruelty or selfishness irreconcilable with the demands of love" (Noonan 1970). Nothing follows from being a human life form by virtue of ones genes, especially not that one is able to derive legal or moral rights from this very fact (for example, speciesism).
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(1970 The Morality of Abortion: Legal and Historical Perspectives, Cambridge: Harvard University Press. The extreme liberal view is held by proponents (abortionists). How should one decide? Jon O Brien, President, Catholics for Choice. It is utterly and irretrievably corrupt. But what follows from that? The magic moment called birth, the pro- and anti-abortion people have something in common they both insist that the development of a human being is not a process but rather an event. Moral Aspects of the Abortion Conflict The main question with regard to the moral sphere concerns identification of the right developmental point of the fetus (or the embryo, conceptus, zygote) to decide which break may is All Music Bad Music morally justify an abortion or not (proponents of the moderate.
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