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Is the pro-choice position for infanticide ‘madness’?
  1. Charles Camosy
  1. Correspondence to Professor Charles Camosy, Fordham University, 441 E. Fordham Road, New York, NY 10458, USA; ccamosy{at}

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Professor George and I agree more than we disagree, but I continue to question his use of ‘madness’ to describe support of infanticide. Many will think he means no reasonable person can support infanticide—especially when (1) he compares it with support of slavery and (2) he claims that ‘anyone’ should ‘immediately’ be able to see that infanticide is wrong.

George admits that Jefferson Davis’ support of slavery was not the same as support of slavery today because Davis’ social order was built around principles which obscured slavery's great evil. But something similar is the case with contemporary …

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