My title is adapted from a 2012 article by two philosophers, Alberto Giubilini and Francesca Minerva.
Budding is the means of reproduction of some species of worms but it is most certainly not a means reproduction by human beings.
An embryo is fully human, as is a fetus, a newborn, a toddler, a child, a teen, a mature adult and an elderly adult.
Science has quite a bit to contribute to our debate about abortion as a matter public policy.
It’s a blatant untruth that “fetuses cannot feel pain,” as neuroscientist Michael Egnor explains.