Abortion ethics: rights and responsibilities.

@article{Porter1994AbortionER,
  title={Abortion ethics: rights and responsibilities.},
  author={Elisabeth Porter},
  journal={Hypatia},
  year={1994},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={
          66-87
        }
}
Abortion considerations require deep reflection on law, convention, social mores, religious norms, family contexts, emotions, and relationships. I have three arguments. First, a liberal "right to choose" framework is inadequate because it is based on individualist notions of rights. Second, reproductive freedoms should be extended to all women. Third, abortion ethics involves a dialectical interplay between rights and responsibilities, and between social, cultural, and particular contexts, and… CONTINUE READING