Williams, Jeremy and Widdows, Heather (2012) Is using abortion to select the sex of children ever permissible? British Politics and Policy at LSE (26 Mar 2012) Blog Entry.
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The revelation that some clinicians in Britain have agreed to undertake Sex- Selective Abortions (SSAs) has brought several ethical issues to the fore. Two philosophers analyse the complex arguments surrounding this banned practice, from differing points of view. Jeremy Williams makes the case that SSA could be right in some particular circumstances. But Heather Widdows emphasises the moral dangers involved in permitting SSA.
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|Additional Information:||© 2012 The Authors|
|Library of Congress subject classification:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
|Sets:||Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE|
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