“I don't see an overwhelming case for the simon-pure pro-life position. I can see both sides of the issue, and some of my moral intuitions suggest that you can't give the same right to life to something that is not conscious that you do to something that is.”
So as long as you kill someone in his sleep, that’s not murder. And, while you’re at it, you can kill a comatose patient with impunity.
Let’s be grateful that Reppert is a second rate philosopher rather than an influential lawmaker.