This column about the octuplet situation highlights the different sides of the life debate. Women don’t have a right to a child, just the same way they don’t have a right to an abortion. It all comes down to this:
The child is not an object of rights, but a person who has rights of his or her own. The child is an end in himself or herself.
It’s a good article because in a different context than the abortion debate, it highlights how making babies ain’t a solo affair. Even in this age of reproductive technology. Especially in this age of reproductive technology.by