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And Just What Is a Pre-Embryo?
Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap; Procedures and Guidelines Relating to Health Care for Handicapped Infants
(United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of the Secretary, 1984-01-12)
Abortion: A Religious Issue?
Facing Scientific Facts
Damages Awarded for Births Following Negligent Abortion and Sterilisation
Background information and the decisions in three recent wrongful birth court cases in Britain are summarized. One case involved damages claimed for the birth of a healthy infant to a single mother after an unsuccessful ...
Public Debate on Issues of Life and Death
Recent American developments in the debate over the legal and ethical aspects of withholding or withdrawing life-sustaining technologies are reported, and details are given of a 1983 California case involving charges brought ...
Having a Life Versus Being Alive
The author contends that the development of a functioning fetal brain provides the most reasonable demarcation of the beginning of human life for purposes of determining the moral status of the fetus. She bases her ...