The Abortion Issue and the Murder of Dr. Tiller

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The Abortion Issue and the Murder of Dr. Tiller
I observe that there is very strong opposition to abortion.
Hegeman
(2009) discusses how Dr. George Tiller persisted in providing late-term abortions in the face of threats and attacks. His murder was one incident in a series of shootings and bombings targeted at abortion clinics. I find that it is ironic that Tiller was shot in the foyer of a church. One problem contributing to such violence is that various countries have very different regulations relating to abortion. In the United Kingdom, for example, a woman is not perceived by the health care system as having the right to an abortion (
Lipp
, 2008). Abortion is tightly controlled within very strict legal limits. Moral understanding of...
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