Published in Healthcare Finance, Tax and Law Weekly, December 12th, 2007
"In Brazil, abortion is a crime against the life of a fetus, and selective abortion of non-viable fetuses is prohibited. Following a paradigmatic case discussed by the Brazilian Supreme Court in 2004, the use of abortion was authorized in the case of a fetus with anencephaly," wrote D. Diniz and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "The objective of this paper is to analyze the ethical arguments of the case, in particular the strategy of avoiding the moral status of the fetus, the...
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