Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Matt Fradd Destroys the Bodily Autonomy Argument for Abortion

This really should go viral.

In essence, it's a refutation of the violinist argument.

Here's my favourite argument:

If we’re trying to make this hypothetical as close to pregnancy as possible, shouldn’t the sick singer (or violinist, according to the original iteration of this hypothetical) at least be your child? Your argument doesn’t work because the fact that your child is your child, and not some strange adult from across town, is precisely the point.