Obowiązek wobec zasad czy rachunek konsekwencjalny? - Etyczny kontekst uwarunkowań decyzji aborcyjnych uczestniczek forum internetowego
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This article presents the results of the analysis of media discourse around the issue of abortion, women's speech as presented on the pages of the discussion forum ABORTION, functioning on the web portal www.gazeta.pl. The primary objective of this study is to diagnose the causes of abortion decision-making by the participants of this forum. Verbalized positioned determinants of abortion in the context of considerations of a moral (right to life, consequentialism and deontological ethics). Assumptions consequentialism and deontological ethics – as an ethical context for women's right to carry out abortions – were assigned to two, opposed in public discourse in Poland standpoints: the defenders of life – pro-life groups representing the deontological approach to the issue of abortion, and the defenders of free pro-choice groups (consequentialism). After this analysis we can say that in public discourse on the issue of abortion in the analyzed online forum made it clear in the context of ethical considerations, including the nature of both topics consequential and deontological, and above all stressed the basic idea of ethics of rights – the question of the right of the unborn child to life and the scope of this right.
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