Unformatted text preview: raise the baby. According to Strong the right thing to do in this case is to get a court order to give the mother the transfusions. Strong argues for this judgment by saying that the degree of harm to the children is significant if they only had one parent. He also weighed the physical and emotional pain to the patient over the possible outcomes. I do not agree with Strong’s verdict. I feel that the wife’s wishes should be respected. There could be serious emotional consequences for the mother and the family if she is given the transfusion because of the family’s strong religious views....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PHIL 101 taught by Professor Lebowitz during the Fall '07 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Fall '07