The article focuses on the issues related to philosophy and theology. It cites the example of an article based on the topic by philosopher Michael Tooley in the year 1972. As mentioned, article made critics of abortion squirm and also tried to extend the ethics of exclusion to cover not just prenatal but also postnatal human beings.
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Christopher Kaczor, “Philosophy and Theology” After-Birth Abortion, National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 12.4 (Winter 2012): 739-745.