Proud to see my 1990 book “Abortion: The Clash of Absolutes” invoked and quoted so insightfully in by my remarkable colleague, Professor Gersen. Thank you, Jeannie!
If fetuses are thought to have basic rights as persons do, then a future ruling might reach beyond overturning Roe v. Wade—it might hold that it is unconstitutional for any state to allow abortions at all.
Harvard Law Professor says fetal personhood is the “next stage” of the abortion wars and is “now entering the legal mainstream.”
Professor and 2001 #PDSoros Fellow discusses the intersecting histories of eugenics and abortion, and the looming battle over fetal personhood in her newest piece for the .
‘It is important to understand that the alarm over abortion as eugenics is a decoy of sorts… What is really at stake is an idea of fetal personhood’: on Clarence Thomas, eugenics and abortion
I wrote in on the abortion wars and legal mainstreaming of fetal personhood:
I wrote in on the abortion wars and legal mainstreaming of fetal personhood:
Inspired by on clash of absolutes
How Fetal Personhood Emerged as the Next Stage of the Abortion Wars | The New Yorker