When Verbal Deception Disguises the Morally Repugnant

Excerpt:  PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 14 /Christian Newswire/ -- On September 12, 2007, the New Jersey Supreme Court struck a blow to the right to informed consent of pregnant women. [Rosa Acuna v. Sheldon C. Turkish, M.D., et als. (A-15-06), argued February 20, 2007, decided September 12, 2007.] In a 5-0 decision the Supreme Court held that there is "no legal duty" for a physician to inform a pregnant woman that her six-to-eight-week-old embryo was "a complete, separate, unique and irreplaceable human being." The plaintiff in this case holds that the abortionist told her that what was in her womb before the abortion was only blood. Read More