Test 1 W - Question 1 2 out of 2 points Far out in space,...

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Question 1 2 out of 2 points Far out in space, where the earth looks the size of a basketball, the atmosphere looks like it is only 1 mm thick. Yet, this thin layer is vital to life: It shields us from harmful radiation and supplies essential chemicals, such as oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and water. (Loretta Jones and Peter Atkins, Chenistry: Molecules, Matter, and Change, 4th ed.) Selected Answer: This thin layer is vital to life. Correct Answer: This thin layer is vital to life. Question 2 2 out of 2 points The line for state regulation of abortion should be drawn at viability. Before that time a woman has a right to choose to terminate her pregnancy. We adhere to this principle for two reasons. First, as we have said, is the need to uphold past precedent. Second, is that the concept of viability is the time at which there is a realistic possibility of maintaining and nourishing a life outside the womb. After such time, the second life can become the object of state protection. (Adapted from Casey v Planned Parenthood of PA) Selected
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2011 for the course PHILOSOPHY 100 taught by Professor Notsure during the Spring '08 term at Edmonds Community College.

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Test 1 W - Question 1 2 out of 2 points Far out in space,...

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