Abortion, Sexual Markets and the Law

  • Helen M. AlvaréEmail author
Part of the Philosophy and Medicine book series (PHME, volume 111)


There can be little doubt that information and evidence regarding the shared humanity of the unborn child has moved citizens and lawmakers in the United States to oppose abortion and to take steps to protect unborn children. Evidence about the development of unborn human life is a regular part of hearings before legislative bodies considering legal restrictions on abortion. Fundraising dinners for “crisis pregnancy centers” inevitably feature personal testimony from client-mothers, who speak about how they came to understand and accept the value of their child’s life.


Abortion Rate Marriage Market Plan Parenthood Unborn Child Mating Market 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.George Mason University School of LawArlingtonUSA

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