The abortion controversy / Charles P. Cozic, book editor, Jonathan Petrikin, book editor.
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- ISBN: 1565102290 (lib.)
- ISBN: 9781565102293 (lib.)
- ISBN: 1565102282 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 9781565102286 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: 284 p. ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, c1995.
Contents / Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-271) and index.
Contents: Foreword (p.12) -- Introduction (p.14) -- Is abortion immoral?. Abortion and morality : an overview / Jeffery L. Sheler (p.17) -- Yes : abortion is immoral. Abortion is immoral / Helen M. Alvare (p.21) -- Abortion violates the fetus's interests / Morton A. Kaplan (p.27) -- The New Testament canon condemns abortion / Michael J. Gorman (p.33) -- Donating to abortion providers is immoral / Paul V. Mankowski (p.39) -- No : abortion is not immoral. Abortion is a moral choice / Paul Savoy (p.46) -- Abortion can be a moral sacrifice / Frederick Turner (p.55) -- The Roman Catholic Church historically condoned early abortions / Stephen T. Asma (p.59) -- The early fetus has no interests / Ronald Dworkin (p.66).
Contents (cont.): Should abortion rights be protected or restricted?. Abortion rights and laws: an overview / Joan Biskupic (p.75) -- Abortion rights should be protected. Roe v. Wade is reaffirmed / Sandra Day O'Connor, et. al. (p.81) -- Abortion rights should not be restricted / Marlene Gerber Fried and Loretta Ross (p.90) -- Government should fund abortions for the poor / Stephanie Mencimer (p.95) -- Laws should protect reproductive rights / Janet Benshoof (p.99) -- Laws should not require parental involvement in abortion decisions / The Center for Population Options (p.105) -- Abortion rights should be restricted. Laws should protect unborn children / Mother Teresa (p.113) -- The Supreme court erred in reaffirming Roe v. Wade / Antonin Scalia (p.116) -- The Supreme Court's Casey decision should not be obeyed / Russell Hittinger (p.121).
Contents: Abortion should be restricted to the first eight weeks of pregnancy / Steven R. Hemler, et al (p.129) -- The pro-life movement should continue advocating restrictive abortion laws / Kenneth D. Whitehead (p.133) -- Should women have greater access to abortion?. Chapter preface (p.142) -- Yes : women should have greater access to abortion. The RU 486 abortion pill should be available to women / Allan Rosenfield (p.143) -- A national health care plan should include abortion services / National Women's Law Center (p.147) -- Women should have the option of menstrual extraction / Rebecca Chalker and Carol Downer (p.151) -- More doctors should perform abortions / Jane Doe (p.155).
Contents (cont.): No : women should not have greater access to abortion. The RU 486 abortion pill is dangerous for women / Janice Raymond, et al (p.159) -- A national health care plan should not include subsidized abortion / David R. Carlin (p.163) -- Women should not choose menstrual extraction / Louise Tyrer (p.171) -- Abortion vaccines should not be available / Lawrence F. Roberge (p.175) -- Should protesters target abortion clinics? Deadly protest : an overview / Laurie Goodstein (p.179). Yes : protesters should target abortion clinics. Protesters should target abortion clinics / Randall A. Terry (p.183) -- Pro-life activists must protest nonviolently / Joseph Scheidler (p.189) -- Violent protest is justified / Frank Morriss (p.192) -- Restricting protesters violates their constitutional rights / Commonweal (p.196).
Contents (cont.): No : protesters should not target abortion clinics. Terroristic clinic protest must be opposed / Barbara Radford and Gina Shaw (p.199) -- The pro-life movement should condemn violent protest / Glamour (p.207) -- Clinic protest deprives women of their rights / Revolutionary Worker (p.210) -- Should aborted fetuses be used for medical research? The ethics of fetal tissue research and transplantation : an overview / Kenneth L. Woodward, et al (p.216) -- Yes : aborted fetuses should be used for research. Fetal tissue research will benefit medical science / Sharon Begley, et al (p.221)-- Research using aborted fetuses is morally justified / Bonnie Steinbock (p.228) -- Fetal tissue research will not increase abortions / Glenn C. Graber (p.235).
Contents (cont.): Women support fetal tissue research / Fionn Anderson, et al (p.239) -- No : aborted fetuses should not be used for research. Fetal tissue transplants are ethically wrong and medically unnecessary / Paul Ranalli (p.246) -- Fetal tissue transplants violate moral and legal codes / Commonweal (p.251) -- Fetal tissue research will lead to more abortions / Stephen G. Post (p.255) -- Fetal tissue research leads to the exploitation of women / Janice G. Raymond (p.261) -- Bibliography (p.267) -- Organizations to contact (p.272) -- Index (p.276).
A collection of articles debating the morality of abortion, abortion rights, access to abortion, protests at abortion clinics, and the use of fetuses in medical research.
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