Concealed Premises

Unborn Human Life and Fundamental Rights: Leading Constitutional Cases Under Scrutiny
edited by Pilar Zambrano and William L. Saunders

Justice Harry Blackmun noted in his majority opinion in the case of Roe v. Wade (1973) that the state of Texas had in its legal brief laid out "at length and in detail the well-known facts of fetal development." Drawing from leading medical textbooks and journal articles, the Texas brief showed how "modern science—embryology, fetology, genetics, perinatology, all of biology—establishes the humanity of the unborn . . .

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