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Author Hilgers, Thomas W., 1943-

Title Abortion and social justice / edited by Thomas W. Hilgers and Dennis J. Horan
Published New York : Sheed & Ward, [1972]


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 W'PONDS  363.46 Hil/Aas  AVAILABLE
Description xxv, 328 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents Foreword: The democratization of a near constant history / George H. Williams -- The early biography of everyman / Bart T. Heffernan -- The foetus in control of his environment / Albert W. Liley -- The indications for induced abortion / Fred E. Mecklenburg -- The medical hazards of legally induced abortion / Thomas W. Hilgers -- The world in perspective / Joseph A. Lampe -- The legal case for the unborn child / Dennis J. Horan... [et al.] -- Coercion in liberation's guise / Victor G. Rosenblum -- Is abortion necessary to solve population problems? / Arthur J. Dyck -- Is abortion the best we have to offer? / Thomas W. Hilgers, Marjory Mecklenburg, and Gayle Riordan -- Stalemate of rhetoric and philosophy / David Mall -- Why not ask a woman? / Jill Knight -- The sexual revolution is yet to begin / Mary R. Joyce -- Abortion, poverty and Black genocide / Erma Clardy Craven -- Private individual vs. global village / Marshall McLuhan -- Abortion without ethics / Charles Carroll -- But nobody said "think" / Audra Stevens -- Appendixes. Glossary of medical terms ; List of emergency pregnancy counseling centers ; Abortion procedure -- Abortion and the Supreme Court : death becomes a way of life / Dennis J. Horan, John D. Gorby, and Thomas W. Hilgers -- The civil right to life -- Roe v. Wade -- Doe v. Bolton -- A critique of the cases -- The Hippocratic oath -- The common law -- The purpose of the American statutes -- The "safety" of induced abortion -- Viability -- When does life begin? -- The nature of the right of privacy and the court's illogical formulation of the issue in Roe -- The standards set by Meyer v. Nebraska and Palko v. Connecticut
Summary Finding the appearance of New Amsterdam a total disgrace, Peter Stuyvesant begins issuing no-nonsense proclamations to rectify the situation
Analysis Abortion United States
Abortion, Therapeutic
Abortion - United States
Abortion - Moral and ethical aspects
Notes Includes bibliographical references
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Abortion -- United States.
Abortion, Therapeutic.
Abortion, Induced.
Genre/Form Essays.
Author Hilgers, Thomas W., 1943-
Horan, Dennis J., author
LC no. 72006690
ISBN 0836205413
0836205421 (paperback)