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University of Toronto Scarborough
Cathal O Madagain

Pope John Paul II The point of view the Pope holds is that life is sacred and that it should never be taken The pope champions the idea that at the point of conception the embryo is a human life and has a soul as stated by the bible The mere possibility that the fetus is human makes abortion impermissible An abortion is an attack on an innocent life and can be seen as an attack on humanity Judith Thomson Argues with the assumption that the fetus is a human and that its okay to kill someone in certain situation She subscribes to the property model which grants rights to people based on original right and permission that has been granted People only have the right NOT TO BE KILLED UNJUSTLY nothing else People have a right to do what they wish with their property even if someone dies Murder can only be committed if it was intentional and does not violate someones rights She believes Duty ends with property rights and decency is anything above and beyond and everyone should do what a minimally decent person does Harris He argues that the faith of the fetus should also be determined by the father He feels for a man to have a right over the baby he must have a morally legit interest in the baby and his contribution must have been made in a legit way Even though no explicit contracts are made Harris believes in a person right in practicing autonomy Mens
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