Re: ETHICS: Responsability to life and the Abortion Issue

Mark Miloscia (
Sat, 07 Mar 1998 00:58:38 -0800

Arjen Kamphuis wrote:

> Having a baby when you're 16 is not a 'minor' loss of freedom. I will
> problably define the rest of such a persons life. And the fact that the
> baby has a mother who may not yet be ready for the task of raising a child
> could very well define a large part of the baby's life too. So with all due
> respect I would say that there is a bit more involved than wearing a seatbelt.

I agree completely. If I was able to get a program funded by private groups or by
(gasp!) tax dollars which would insure that this 16 year old's life was not
ruined, would this mitigate your concerns?

Mark Miloscia