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No individual has right to judge value of a life


My thanks, in return, to David Fullerton for his response of April 6 to my letter of March 29.

Obviously, we disagree profoundly on what constitutes a human being, and he has not answered my question of what kind of being the foetus actually, if not human. What is chilling about his response is the claim that a foetus is worthless if the pregnant female regards it as such. If the value of any being depends on whether a particular person just wants to give this being a value, we are culturally in deep and sinister trouble.

I can only hope that David Fullerton does not really mean what he says.

Prof Stephen Williams

Union Theological College


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