Doctors ‘should have the right to kill unwanted or disabled babies at birth as they are not a real person’ claims Oxford academic


Daniel NielsenDoctors should have the right to kill newborn babies because they are disabled, too expensive or simply unwanted by their mothers, an academic with links to Oxford University has claimed.

Francesca Minerva, a philosopher and medical ethicist, argues a young baby is not a real person and so killing it in the first days after birth is little different to aborting it in the womb.  (Continue reading)

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Posted on March 1, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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