Response to: Is the pro-choice position for infanticide ‘madness’?

Published Date: May 1, 2013 | Topics: Philosophy, Reviews and Commentaries

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As Charles Camosy observes, he and I agree more than we disagree. He believes with no less conviction than I do that deliberately killing infant children is profoundly morally wrong and a grave violation of human rights. So where do we disagree?

I think that killing infant children, or promoting the moral permissibility of doing so, is moral madness, and that we should say so, rather than treating infanticide as just one more legitimate, albeit in the end morally mistaken view. We owe this to potential victims of the potential mainstreaming of support for infanticide.

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Address to Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

Published Date: August 15, 2014 | Topics: Foreign Policy and International Affairs, Religion

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Quaestio Disputata: What Male–Female Complementarity Makes Possible: Marriage as a Two-In-One-Flesh Union

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