While a growing acceptance of “post-birth abortion” — infanticide, even up to five years of age — among college students is indeed alarming, it should not be surprising. After all, the intellectual framework justifying infanticide has been a staple of university courses in bioethics for decades.
And while they make take time to surface, ideas, as the saying goes, have consequences.
Gene Tarne is a senior analyst with the Charlotte Lozier Institute (lozierinstitute.org). He has been involved with the life issues for over 20 years.