The limits of ‘my body, my choice’

The limits of ‘my body, my choice’ Catholic Relief Service workers carry a portable bed outside Methinkot Hospital in the Kavre district of Nepal. The Covid-19 pandemic has heightened awareness about the need to prioritise the common good. Photo: CNS
It is time to breathe new life into the traditional concept of the common good, writes David Quinn During the abortion debate we all became familiar with the slogan, ‘my body, my choice’. It is the ultimate expression of personal autonomy. Pro-lifers have always responded that the slogan is misapplied to the abortion debate because…
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