Saturday, May 15, 2010

Why the "kidney donor" argument against fetal rights doesn't work

Everybody bookmark this post from Real Choice.

The attempted parallel fails on several levels:

1. A fetus in the womb isn't a stranger.

2. Pregnancy isn't some flukey thing that happens out of the blue; we know what causes it.

3. Pregnancy isn't permanent.

4. Abortion isn't letting somebody die who was moribund anyway; it's causing the violent death of somebody who would likely have lived a long life otherwise.

There's more GO READ IT.