The infamous Journal of Medical Ethics is back with a new issue devoted to its last one, the one containing the argument for “after-birth abortion.” This one includes commentary from many prominent ethicists.
In a way, this is good. I think the defense of infanticide is repugnant but I am glad that scholars are actually saying that these are the consequences of their views. (I’m old enough to remember being called names for suggesting that ANYone, EVER would want, much less perform, a sex-selective abortion. Now they are an everyday matter that inspire no more than a shrug and an "o, well…’)