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Abortion : opposing viewpoints / James D. Torr, book editor.

Torr, James D., 1974- (Added Author).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 073772921X (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780737729214 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0737729228 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780737729221 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 192 p. : ill ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2006.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Ch.1 Is abortion immoral? : Abortion is immoral / William P. Saunders -- Abortion is not immoral / Caitlin Borgmann, Catherine Weiss -- Life begins at conception / Jon Dougherty -- Abortion rights are pro-life / Leonard Peikoff -- Third trimester abortions should be viewed as immoral / Gregg Easterbrook -- The morality of abortion does not depend on the stages of pregnancy / Karen Houppert.
Ch.2 Does abortion benefit women? : Access to safe and legal abortion benefits women / Felicia H. Stewart, Philip D. Darney -- Legalized abortion has harmed women / Candace C. Crandall -- Abortion harms women's health / Ian Gentles -- Abortion is safe / NARAL Pro-Choice America -- Post-abortion emotional problems harm women / Valerie Meehan -- Post-abortion emotional problems do not harm women / Noy Thrupkaew.
Ch.3 Should abortion rights be restricted? : Abortion should be legal / Rachel Benson Gold -- Abortion should be illegal / Raymond J. Adamek -- Access to abortion should be restricted / Michael J. New -- Access to abortion should not be restricted / Georgana Hanson -- Partial-birth abortions should be illegal / Hanes Swingle -- Partial-birth abortions should be legal / Simon Heller -- The United States should fund legal abortion in other countries / Marty Meehan, Gloria Feldt -- The United States should not fund abortion in other countries / Gail Quinn.
Ch.4 Do genetic technologies destroy human life? : Preimplantation genetic diagnosis destroys human life / John F. Kilner -- Reimplantation genetic diagnosis helps parents have healthy children / C. Cameron, R. Williamson -- Stem cell research destroys human life / Jacqueline Lee -- Stem cell research can save lives / NARAL Pro-Choice America.
Summary, etc.:
Explores opposing viewspoints dealing with abortion.
Subject: Abortion > Moral and ethical aspects.

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