Should women serve as front-line troops?
15 Apr 2011 |
tags: feminism, women in military
A grubby scandal involving Australian Defence Force cadets shows the danger of placing women in combat roles.
Making the Good Book animal-friendly
31 Mar 2011 |
tags: animal rights, personhood, religion
An animal rights group wants a non-discriminatory translation of the Bible.
Abortion of twins exposes twisted logic
11 Jan 2011 |
tags: abortion, IVF, philosophy, sex selection
Reaction to a couple's decision to abort twin boys because they wanted a girl has provoked some surprising comment
A slippery slope to forced euthanasia?
5 Oct 2010 |
Pressure for legalising euthanasia has been stepped up in Australia by the pro-euthanasia Greens.
The challenge of imperfection
22 Jul 2010 |
tags: Down syndrome, eugenics, World Cup
Why are we exterminating Down syndrome children if they can bring so much joy?
A Rat Is a Pig Is a Dog Is a Boy
28 Jun 2010 |
tags: animal rights, Peter Singer
An American bioethics writer defends "human exceptionalism" against the sometimes sinister agenda of the animal liberation movement.