For Abortion, Against Assisted Suicide

  title={For Abortion, Against Assisted Suicide},
  author={Kevin L. Yuill},
In this chapter, I discuss the parallels drawn between abortion and assisted suicide. There is a widespread presumption that a liberal take on abortion implies support for a change in the law on assisted suicide. Both sides of the discussion on assisted suicide promote this perception. There are, in truth, similarities but there are also profound differences between abortion and assisted suicide. Both suicide and abortion are essentially private matters involving individual choice. However, the… Expand


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