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Defending Abortion Rights

Shulamith Firestone

A Defense of Abortion

Why the feminist movement should be proudly pro-abortion, not just pro-choice.

Andrea Dworkin

Replying to Pro-Life Objections

Why common anti-abortion arguments don’t hold up, and how you can respond.

Shirley Chisholm

What About Late Term Abortions?

Why the arguments presented here apply to both early and later abortions.

Kate Millett

More Pro-Choice Resources

Organizations, websites, books, and pamphlets that present a pro-abortion perspective.

There have always been those who have stood in the way of our exercising our rights, who tried to restrict our choices. There probably always will be. But we who have been oppressed should not be swayed in our opposition to tyranny, of any kind, especially attempts to take away our reproductive freedom.

we remember – african american women for reproductive freedom
1989

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Modal Potential and Animal Persons: Responses to More Philosophical Pro-Life Objections

A few pro-life readers responded to my earlier post refuting fetal personhood with a couple objections that I felt were important to address. Pro-life Objection: Argument From Modal Personhood This objection hinges on the idea that there is a critical moral difference between the potential of a gamete and the potential of a zygote, evenContinue reading “Modal Potential and Animal Persons: Responses to More Philosophical Pro-Life Objections”

The Ethics of Later Abortion

Discussions of the ethics of abortion and fetal personhood can sometimes break down because pro-life and pro-choice debaters often focus on abortions at different stages of pregnancy. Pro-life proponents often speak of abortion as if it were always taking place at the end of pregnancy, while pro-choice advocates often speak abortion as if it wereContinue reading “The Ethics of Later Abortion”

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