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  • Florida’s Conscientious Objection Bill Is Not Discriminatory

    Florida’s Conscientious Objection Bill Is Not Discriminatory0

    Florida’s Republican-controlled legislature is not shy of controversy. The state regularly makes international headlines for its hard-line immigration policy and its ongoing “war on woke”. Lawmakers have recently set their sights on reforming the state’s health law. Last month, the Florida legislature passed two major health bills, one of which established a sweeping right to

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  • A Biden Supporter Explains Why Trump May Win

    A Biden Supporter Explains Why Trump May Win0

    I was in Washington DC this time four years ago – a week before the 2016 election. The mood was eerie, not in the least because of all the morbid Halloween decorations. With skeletons hanging from trees, carved pumpkins on porches and fake gravestones littering front yards, the suburban vistas felt strangely like a scene

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  • If Infanticide is Wrong, is Abortion Wrong?

    If Infanticide is Wrong, is Abortion Wrong?0

    Should we abandon arguments for abortion if they also permit infanticide? Two US-based academics say “yes”. In a new paper in the journal Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, philosophers David and Rose Hershenov suggest that non-conscious fetuses and minimally conscious neonates are morally equivalent in their fundamental interests, namely, their shared interest in “healthy development”. Insofar as

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