Essay On Abortion Pro Life

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Abortion Abortion is one of the most talked about issues right now. Everyone seems to have an opinion, a strong one. This is still a debate, even though in 1973, the Supreme Court ruled that the procedure is a fundamental right in the case Roe v. Wade (Abortion, 1). Abortion is the ending of a pregnancy before you have gone full term, which means that the embryo cannot survive on its own. The two sides of the debate are pro-life and pro-choice. Pro-life is the people who do not like the idea of abortion. They claim that life begins at conception and that abortion is murder. They also say that the fetus can feel pain during the abortion and that it is unfair to families that cannot conceive on their own that are waiting to adopt…show more content…
They also claim that even though these cases are tragic, they do not erase the humanity of the unborn child, (We Need Abortion, 1). The statistics are also on their side, in 2004, only 1.4% of abortions were rape cases, (We Need Abortion, 1). They also claim that the guilty should be punished, the rapist, and not the innocent, the child. The child never did anything wrong. This shows that while yes, these are tragic, a majority of the abortion cases have not been rape cases, so why keep it around for these rare occurrences? My stance on abortion is that it should be illegal, unless there are health risks involved, major ones. Other than that, I really do not feel you should get an abortion. There is always adoption. If you do not want the baby, then give it to someone who does. That seems to be the best option in any other case, because you should allow the child a right to life. I really do not see this debate ever getting anywhere because there is so much support from both sides of the debate. I don’t think that we will ever come to a conclusion that is able to satisfy both sides of the
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