SAMIA

SAMIA - 4. The fetuss right not to be killed is stronger...

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Strong Argument for the Moral Impermissibility of Abortion (SAMIA): 1. Every fetus is a person. 2. Every person has a right to life, which implies that, other things equal, it is morally impermissible to kill him or her. 3. So every fetus has a right to life, which implies that, other things equal, it is morally impermissible to kill any fetus.
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Unformatted text preview: 4. The fetuss right not to be killed is stronger than any relevant rights of the mother. 5. So killing a fetus intentionally for the sake of the mother is always morally impermissible, i.e., abortion is always morally impermissible. 1...
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