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Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide


Physician Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia:

A Current Legal Perspective

Richard Myers                                                                   3


Euthanasia: An Irresistible Wave?

J. C. Willke, M.D.                                                              28


Justice, Rhetoric, and Law: Reflections on Latimer v. Regina

William Mathie                                                                  46





The Constitution and the Common Good: Abortion Rights

as a Contradiction of Constitutional Purposes

Robert Araujo, S.J.                                                            65


The Natural Law Philosophy of Lon L. Fuller in contrast to

Roe v. Wade and Its Progeny

Thomas W. Strahan                                                            85


An Alarming Pre-Roe View of Personhood: the 1972

Byrn Decision

Samuel Calhoun                                                             98


Mandatory Viability Test: An Underutilized

Legislative Approach to Limiting Abortion

Patrick James Flood                                                         111


The Unintended Consequences of Mifepristone:

Evidence from the Clinical Trials

D. Paul Sullins                                                                131

Literary and Cultural Perspectives


European Abortion Novels: Documenting a Fidelity

to the Milieu

Jeff Koloze                                                                      143


From Counter-Movement to Transforming-Movement?

Towards the Crystallization and Dual Chal­lenge

of the Consistent Ethic of Life

James R. Kelly                                                                 166



Theological Perspectives


Scriptural Foundations for the Pro-Life Position

William S. Kurz, S.J.                                                         227


Familiaris Consortio: The Biblical and Theological

Foundation of an Adequate Anthropology

Joseph C. Atkinson                                                           248



about our contributors                                                            267


ufl board of directors and board of advisors                           271








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