Ibid., pp. 90-92. Smith observes that only in cases where the
researcher is intentionally and proximately involved in performing abortion is
the prohibition against cooperating with evil absolute. In other cases, a negative judgment results
from a difficult balancing of benefit and harm. Presumably in such cases individuals who share an opposition to
abortion or embryo destruction may conscientiously balance things differently
and come to different conclusions regarding the possibilities of cooperation.
To return to the previous topic, click on your browser's 'Back' button.