Abortion and Welfare

The critical value for a woman’s legal right (I do not say moral) to an abortion is the right to be left alone. She demands privacy about who she attaches herself to and the right to relinquish relations when she wants. The argument that she is merely messing with her own body is nonsense and …

On neglect and legality

Please note the importance of the great wedge between morality and legality. I do not consider the moral question of neglect the same as the legal question. But to my mind there is great fuzziness here and I would like to clarify what is at stake in laws against neglect. The fuzziness means that abuse …