Grasping the essence of the abortion issue

The two key issues to focus on are: the nature of a fetus, and the nature of individual rights. The first issue to grasp is the difference between potential and actual. A fetus is not an actual human being, but is human tissue. A fetus is only a potential human being,...

What motivates women who crusade against abortion?

What motivates women who crusade against abortion? I’ve always wondered this. I think the American philosopher Ayn Rand identifies their motivation. It is not love, but hatred. Writes Rand: “I cannot project the degree of hatred required to make those...