After-Birth Abortion: Editorial Comment

Rev Prof Ken Boyd, Associate Editor, Journal of Medical Ethics, writes: Coming up to me at a meeting the other day, an ethics colleague waved a paper at me. “Have you seen this ?”she asked,  “It’s unbelievable!” The paper was ‘After-birth abortion: why should the baby live?” by two philosophers writing from Australia, Alberto Giubilini […]

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“Liberals Are Disgusting”: In Defence of the Publication of “After-Birth Abortion”

The Journal of Medical Ethics prepublished electronically an article by Alberto Giubilini and Francesca Minerva entitled “After-birth abortion: why should the baby live?” This article has elicited personally abusive correspondence to the authors, threatening their lives and personal safety. The Journal has received a string abusive emails for its decision to publish this article. This […]

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Conference: “Other Voices, Other Rooms: Bioethics, Then and Now”

Richard Huxtable has asked me to publicise this: The EACME (European Association of Centres of Medical Ethics) annual conference will be hosted by the Centre for Ethics in Medicine at the University of Bristol, between 20 and 22 September 2012: http://www.eacme2012.org/welcome/ This conference will mark the 25th anniversary of the Association, which provides an ideal opportunity to reflect […]

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