Foetus Rights

Onora O’Neill

  • Abortion and Moral Theory by L.W. Sumner
    Princeton, 246 pp, £9.20, May 1981, ISBN 0 691 07262 0

Twenty years ago abortion was illegal in most countries and nearly always hazardous: today it is legal in most developed countries and a routine medical procedure. It is hard to think of another goal of the reforming movements of the last two decades which has been so widely achieved.

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