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Sherry F. Colb and Michael C. Dorf

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231175142

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231175142.001.0001

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Reproductive Servitude

Reproductive Servitude

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(p.76) 3 Reproductive Servitude
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Beating Hearts
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Sherry F. Colb

Michael C. Dorf

Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231175142.003.0004

Although abortion of a sentient fetus may sometimes be immoral, the law ought not to forbid such abortions because abortion bans conscript women into reproductive servitude. Laying hens and cows are in fact consigned to reproductive servitude to provide eggs and dairy.

Keywords:   Reproductive, Servitude, Feminist, Double Effect, Viability, Abortion

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