Some states require women to look at an ultrasound before an abortion. The argument behind this is that this would hopefully form a bond between the mother and the fetus and the mother would change her mind and continue with the pregnancy. A new study shows that a woman’s behavior and thoughts hardly change after seeing the ultrasound.
More abortion restrictions were enacted between 2011-2013 than in the entire previous decade:
Here’s another reason why MTV’s “Teen Mom” or “16 and Pregnant” should be considered a harmful show.
I am an assistant professor (LTR) at Dalhousie University. My ideas are not associated with my employer; they are expressions of my own thoughts and ideas. Some of them are just musings while others could be serious discussions that could turn into a bigger project.
Besides philosophy, I enjoy martial arts (Kuk Sool Won), playing my violin, enjoying coffee around town, and experimenting with new food.