This is what 60 grand a year gets you in the philosophy department at Princeton. This is the kind of crap that gets passed off as intellectual argument these days.
“Among early fetuses, there are two very different kinds of beings,” she claimed. “So, James, when you were an early fetus and Eliot, when you were an early fetus, all of us – I think that we already did have moral status then. But we had moral status in virtue of our futures – in virtue of the fact that we were the beginning stages of persons. But some early fetuses will die early in pregnancy, either due to abortion or miscarriage, and in my view that’s a very different kind of entity. That’s something that doesn’t have a future as a person and it doesn’t have moral status.”