My body, my choice? Bodily autonomy cannot justify killing or neglect

By Paul Stark, Communications Director, MCCL Amidst the rhetoric in favor of abortion, one argument’s popularity surpasses that of all others. Pregnant women, abortion supporters say, have a right to decide what happens in and to their own bodies. Don’t misunderstand this claim. Defenders of abortion don’t (usually) mean that an unborn child is literally a part …

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New Video Challenges “Bodily Autonomy” Argument for Abortion

On Tuesday Secular Pro-Life Perspectives released a video in which the mother of conjoined twins challenges the idea that “you don’t have the right to life unless you can live independently of someone else’s body” (http://blog.secularprolife.org/2012/10/new-video-challenges-bodily-autonomy.html). Secular Pro-Life Perspectives explained the video’s message and intentions in a release reprinted below: Tatiana and Krista Hogan, age …

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