Abortion

Abortion Rights are Pro-Life

Abortion-rights advocates should not cede the terms “pro-life” and “right to life” to the anti-abortionists. It is a woman’s right to her life that gives her the right to terminate her pregnancy.

President Bush’s Contradictory Stance on Abortion

President Bush's stance on abortion is and will remain a concern to the advocates of individual rights. He holds a convoluted position that straddles the intellectual fence between the pro- and anti-abortion groups. He believes abortion is wrong--except when it isn't:...

Paternal Government and the Abortion Pill

The abortion pill, the controversial RU-486, is now allowed by the FDA to be sold on the market. How nice of them. President Clinton insists the delay was purely scientific, and not political. Will this man's capacity for lying never exhaust itself? Of course the...

The Abortion Pill: Birth Control the Hard Way

While the FDA's delayed approval of the "Abortion Pill" RU-486 (which will be sold in America as mifepristone), is generally a good sign for the recognition of abortion rights, the conditions that the FDA has placed on its use raise serious concerns about the...

Abortion: When Do Rights Begin?

Individual rights begin at birth, with the creation of a new, separMorality is an issue of rationality, and a woman who becomes pregnant on a whim, then capriciously chooses an abortion, is as immoral and irrational as someone who buys an American flag and then burns it.ate human being. Rights are a concept applicable only to individual, actual human beings, not a merely potential one.

George W. Bush’s Contradictory Stand on Abortion

George W. Bush holds a most contradictory stand on abortion. Earlier this decade he said: "I do not like abortions. I will do everything in my power to restrict abortions." Yet when asked if he would seek a constitutional ban on all abortions, he replied in the...

Abortion: An Absolute Right

Roe v. Wade is partly right in its result, but dangerously wrong in its reasoning. If Roe v. Wade is reconsidered, the Supreme Court should affirm abortion as a right that cannot be invaded or compromised.