- Alcorn, Randy. Pro Life Answers to Pro Choice Arguments. Sisters: Multnomah, 1992.
- Beckwith, Francis J. Defending Life: A Moral and Legal Case Against Abortion Choice. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2007.
- Klusendorf, Scott. Pro-Life 101: A Step-by-Step Guide to Making Your Case Persuasively. Signal Hill: Stand to Reason, 2002.
- Lee, Patrick and Robert P. George. Body-Self Dualism in Contemporary Ethics and Politics. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2009.
Citazioni da libri di medicina utili per difendere la Premessa 2
Langman, J. Medical Embryology. 3rd edition:
The development of a human being begins with fertilization, a process by which two highly specialized cells, the spermatozoon from the male and the oocyte from the female, unite to give rise to a new organism, the zygote.
Larsen, WJ. Human Embryology. 2nd edition:
This moment of zygote formation may be taken as the beginning or zero time point of embryonic development.
The Harper Collins Illustrated Medical Dictionary:
Embryo: An organism in the earliest stage of development.
O’Rahilly, RR and Müller, F. Human Embryology & Teratology. 2nd edition:
Fertilization is a critical landmark because, under ordinary circumstances, a new, genetically distinct human organism is thereby formed….
Moore, KL. Essentials of Human Embryology:
This fertilized ovum, known as a zygote, is a large diploid cell that is the beginning, or primordium, of a human being.
Carlson, BM. Patten’s Foundations of Embryology:
Almost all higher animals start their lives from a single cell, the fertilized ovum (zygote)… The time of fertilization represents the starting point in the life history, or ontogeny, of the individual.
Gilbert, S. Developmental Biology. 7th edition:
Fertilization: Beginning of a New Organism