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Presenting the pro-life case to libertarians, and the libertarian case to pro-lifers

Why the Embryo or Fetus Is Not a Parasite

a) A parasite is defined as an organism of one species living in or on an organism of another species (a heterospecific relationship) and deriving its nourishment from the host (is metabolically dependent on the host). (See Cheng, T.C., General Parasitology, p. 7, 1973.) b) A human embryo or fetus is an organism of one species (Homo sapiens) living in […]