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Old April 12 2013, 07:09 PM   #132
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Re: Janeway's Decision to Kill Tuvix

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If they were dead they can't be resurrected. That's why it's such a neat dilemma.
They are, in essence, Tuvix's deceased parents.

And, as was asserted in the episode itself, Tuvix is, by any reasonable definition, a separate and unique individual.
And when nessecery to save the mother, often an infant is allowed to die or aborted.
Um, no.

A fetus can be aborted to save the life of the mother.

Infanticide is illegal--in all cases.
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