Category: Ethics

From hypothetical scenarios to current events, join the discussions that help shape our society’s judgement of ethical dilemmas.

On Being Misheard

A few weeks ago a person by the name of Emily Smith wrote an article in The Silhouette called “On Being Silenced.” This was in response to a cross-campus chalking project which contained phrases such as “your life is beautiful,”

Posted in Abortion, Ethics, Life and Death Matters

When is Elective Abortion Wrong?

If you support elective abortion – defined as on-demand abortions for non-medical reasons – then you have to answer this question, “At what point is it wrong?” Is abortion wrong when the life that’s ended has its own genetic coding,

Posted in Abortion, Ethics, Life and Death Matters

Why the pro-choice argument is flawed

I just want to highlight a few points from O’Connor’s argument in our previous post on why pro-choice mentality is so alluring – when we think about abortion only in the context of the woman: We should be able to

Posted in Abortion, Ethics

The Pro-Choice Response to Motion 312

As you know, a Conservative member of Parliament has requested to pass a Motion that is an investigation into the Criminal Code’s definition of a human being, as the code currently states that a child is not a human being

Posted in Ethics, Life and Death Matters, Uncategorized

Should we really stand for a law that says some human beings are not human beings?

April 26, 2012: “Today, in this House, in the year 2012, because of a Conservative motion, we will be debating a womans right to choose, years after this issue has been dealt with… when will the Conservatives stop rolling the

Posted in Abortion, Ethics, Life and Death Matters