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pajamamama Donating Member (7 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-21-08 12:13 PM
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11. Is it really a MORAL question?
Edited on Thu Aug-21-08 12:14 PM by pajamamama
You say: " doesn't change any MORAL question posed by the original situation." To me, abortion is an ETHICAL question--not a moral one. In other words, a woman ought to be able to do with her body as she chooses--including committing suicide. However, a fetus (although dependent upon the mother for survival) has separate and unique DNA. As an atheist and a scientist--this is the ethical argument I can never escape.

Progressives ought to recognize ALL human rights violations--even POTENTIAL human rights!
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