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After-Birth Abortion: The pro-choice case for infanticide

‘Just when you thought the religious right couldn’t get any crazier, with its personhood amendments and its attacks on contraception, here comes the academic left with an even crazier idea: after-birth abortion.

No, I didn’t make this up. “Partial-birth abortion” is a term invented by pro-lifers. But “after-birth abortion” is a term invented by two philosophers, Alberto Giubilini and Francesca Minerva.’ (via Slate)

2 thoughts on “After-Birth Abortion: The pro-choice case for infanticide

  1. Philip K. Dick channeling “A Modest Proposal” suggested something similar in his 1974 story The Pre-persons, where abortion is legal until the person demonstrated they can do simple algebra, thus proving they have a soul, or something like that.

    The relationship between soul and algebra eludes me.

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