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Can Atheists Defend Abortion Without Defending Infanticide?

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NOTE: The following post, the first of two from Trent Horn, is excerpted from a new book he will publish in September defending the pro-life position.   Let's begin by noting that while not all atheists are pro-choice, a sizable majority are. In fact, a recent Gallup poll revealed that those with no religious attachment are the most likely demographic to identify as pro-choice. With that in mind, let me present what I think is the strongest argument for the moral and legal permissibility of abortion, often made by atheists: “Pro-life advocates say that abortion is wrong because the fetus or embryo has human DNA. However,... Read More

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