Abortion: What The Founding Fathers Thought About It [NOOK Book]

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This book discusses the views of the founding fathers against abortion, including their views on the anti-abortion 'concealment' laws in their day. It also describes how the common law abortion rule was misinterpreted by the court in Roe v. Wade, since it was solely intended to be a rule of evidence by which an abortionist could be convicted. Most importantly, the book tells how the Ninth Amendment was intended to incorporate the founders' views of natural law as part of the Constitution. Natural law in their ...

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Abortion: What The Founding Fathers Thought About It

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Overview

This book discusses the views of the founding fathers against abortion, including their views on the anti-abortion 'concealment' laws in their day. It also describes how the common law abortion rule was misinterpreted by the court in Roe v. Wade, since it was solely intended to be a rule of evidence by which an abortionist could be convicted. Most importantly, the book tells how the Ninth Amendment was intended to incorporate the founders' views of natural law as part of the Constitution. Natural law in their day, as expressed by such writers as Locke and Montesquieu, required protection of the unborn from the moment of conception.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940045217576
  • Publisher: Duane L. Ostler
  • Publication date: 8/3/2013
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 187,621
  • File size: 113 KB

Meet the Author

Duane L. Ostler was raised in Southern Idaho, where the wind never stops. He has lived in Australia, Mexico, Brazil, China, the big Island of Hawaii, and—most foreign of all—New Jersey. He has practiced law and recently obtained a PhD in legal history. He and his wife have five children and two cats.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 12, 2013

    Women need choice

    Ever sern the movue Dirty Dancing? No more back alley abortions!!!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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