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    • Beverly Harrison
      • Society see women as baby makers and are devalued. Women were not educated and the workforce don't employ women of child bearing age
        • Abortion allows women to choose when and if she wants to have a child
    • Judith Jarvis Thomson
      • If a woman allows the foetus to develop, they are being considerate as they are under no obligation to do so
      • The woman's right to life and ownership of her body are of greater significance than the unborn foetus' rights
        • We have complete control of our bodies
      • Violinist, expanding baby and people seeds
    • Peter Singer
      • Too  one sided- the mother
      • Violinist, expanding baby and people seeds
    • Peter Vardy
      • Dangerous to allocate rights over body eg. Rape and self mutilation
        • The woman's right to life and ownership of her body are of greater significance than the unborn foetus' rights
          • We have complete control of our bodies
    • Mary Anne Warren
      • If the state were to prohibit abortion there would be undesirable outcomes
        • Historically there has been a lack of safety with backstreet about ions with greater risks for women
    • Bowie
      • "Abortion is essential for the health and well being of individuals, families and society
        • Abortion is essential for women's human rights of life, self determination and liberty
    • Rosalind Hursthouse
      • Abortion is a moral issue and not a rights issue. Women have to be aware of the outcomes of their actions and take responsibility for them

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