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Fetal Rights? It Depends
The Law of Human Reproduction
The Ethics of Society Rather Than Medical Ethics
Responding to a preceding article by J.D. Swales, Smith argues against medical ethics as the domain solely of physicians and advocates incorporating instruction in ethical analysis into the medical curriculum. He supports ...
Abortion Legislation: Implications for Medicine
The legal ramifications of proposed legislation to prohibit abortion and to confer personhood on fetuses are examined in terms of their effect on the rights and liability of physicians and pregnant women in decisions involving ...
From Feticide to Infanticide
No Right to Sue for "Wrongful Life."
Moral and legal problems concerning the right to sue for damages suffered in the womb are discussed. The concept of wrongful life and the proposition that it would be better to be aborted rather than born with deformities ...