An update on issues relating to abortion,
produced for bpas
Monthly archive: February 2012
5 February 2012

South Africa: Pitfalls of abortion counselling in a secular constitutional order

This paper describes how abortion counselling has historically, in many different contexts, been saturated with questionable assumptions about women and their bodies. From Culture, Health and Sexuality. Read on...
  3 February 2012

USA: The comparative safety of legal induced abortion and childbirth in the United States

This study found that the risk of death associated with childbirth is approximately 14 times higher than that with abortion, and that the overall morbidity associated with childbirth exceeds that with abortion. From Obstetrics and Gynecology. Read on...

  1 February 2012

USA: A cost-effectiveness analysis of surgical versus medical management of early pregnancy loss

From Fertility and Sterility. Read on...

  1 February 2012

Italy: Abortion and the argument from potential: what we owe to the ones who might exist

The author challenges the idea that the argument from potential (AFP) represents a valid moral objection to abortion. From Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. Read on...

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