If a Fetus is a Person, It Should get Child Support, Due Process and Citizenship

Carliss Chatman, If a Fetus is a Person, It Should get Child Support, Due Process and Citizenship , The Washington Post (May 17, 2019)

Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2019-18

6 Pages Posted: 25 Jun 2019

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Carliss Chatman

Washington and Lee University School of Law

Date Written: May 17, 2019

Abstract

In this editorial for The Washington Post, the author unpacks the ramifications of Alabama’s abortion legislation. Under the laws, people have all sorts of rights and protections. When a state grants full personhood to a fetus, should they not apply equally?

Keywords: abortion, Alabama, legislation, personhood, rights

Suggested Citation

Chatman, Carliss, If a Fetus is a Person, It Should get Child Support, Due Process and Citizenship (May 17, 2019). Carliss Chatman, If a Fetus is a Person, It Should get Child Support, Due Process and Citizenship , The Washington Post (May 17, 2019); Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2019-18 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3406879

Carliss Chatman (Contact Author)

Washington and Lee University School of Law ( email )

204 W Washington St
Lexington, VA 24450
United States

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