Recent Commentary from Philosophers on Abortion and the Supreme Court




What are philosophers writing recently about abortion and the pending Supreme Court decision, drafted by Justice Samuel Alito, overturning Roe v. Wade and eliminating federal protections of abortion rights?

[Kiki Smith, Untitled (Moons) – detail]

I can keep a running list here, which I’ll update based on what people share via the comments on this post or email.

When Roe Falls” by Alec Walen at PEA Soup
The ‘Original Sin’ of the Religious Right” by Kathryn Pogin at Slate
What Amy Coney Barrett doesn’t understand about abortion” by Elizabeth Harman in the Daily News
What is ‘personhood’? The ethics question that needs a closer look in abortion debates” by Nancy S. Jecker at The Conversation

Some data: “Global and Regional Estimates of Unintended Pregnancy and Abortion,” Guttmacher Institute (via Mark Lance)

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