Pro-choice means choosing abortion is a woman’s right that should not be limited by governmental or religious authority, and which outweighs any right claimed for an embryo or fetus. Pregnant women will resort to unsafe illegal abortions if there is no legal option. Pro-life means that individual human life begins at fertilization, therefore, abortion is the immoral killing of an innocent human being. Abortion inflicts suffering on the unborn child, and some people say that it is unfair to allow abortion when couples who cannot biologically conceive are waiting to adopt (Should Abortion be Legal). So what is the right choice, pro-life or pro-choice?
Abortion,which is defined as a deliberate termination of a human, is one of the most debatable issues in society. Abortion is about allowing women the right to make choices about when they want to have children, in relation to their age,health, financial stability or if they were raped.There are many reasons to why a woman might want to get an abortion and it should not be up to the Government to determine the personal right of what a woman wants to do with her own body, especially if that woman can not afford to care for the child. Moreover, this argument is a matter of morals, those who see it allowable should be provided with the means to do so but others who don't see it allowable don't have to choose to give up on a child. Those kids who are not aborted sometimes grow up in a destructive environment and their basic needs are not provided. There are many reasons why some people are against abortion, and there are also many reasons as to why some people advocate abortion.
By failing to define the terms ‘fetus’ and ‘standard fetus’, he leaves open for interpretation not only the moral significance of the terms, but also their strength in relation to his argument. Marquis assumes that the fetus has a future that is just as valuable as that of an adult yet fails to grant the fetus the same moral status as an adult. This lack of consistency along with the falsity of his claims weakens his argument and leaves a large piece of the abortion question unanswered. Because many of his premises are false, I altered them to be correct which in turn resulted in an illogical sequence of evidence for Marquis’ original conclusion; rendering his argument invalid. After altering the conclusion to follow the revised premises, it only gave a suitable claim for some abortions, rather than the overwhelming majority of abortions.
Background There are ongoing debates about abortion and they are very interesting because people come up with different worldviews. For Instance the Christian worldview abortion is forbidden, because it is against the commandments of God. In the postmodern worldview laws which are against or not supporting abortion are not acceptable. People who are against abortion are protecting lives of the unborn babies and the Christian worldview. Those who are for the idea of abortion are protecting women rights to choose and the postmodern worldview.
Supporters of late-term abortion believe the mother should undoubtfully have more rights than the baby. However, once the baby is out of the woman's body, the argument becomes invalid. The argument becomes invalid because the baby isn't supported by its mother. The baby can technically live without the mother's body (Alters 147). The D&X procedure involves delivering the baby until just the head remains in the cervix.
Applying the Kantian moral theory one will see how killing a fetus is not only the killing of an innocent life but it is also treating someone as just a mean instead of an end. Every person in this world was a fetus at one point, growing and learning to survive inside of their mother’s womb. If a study was conducted to question each person in this world, it would be reasonable to believe that each of us living today would now be opposed to being aborted as a fetus. So even if one would believe that having an abortion is morally permissible, it is not possible for them to see a world where everyone would be alright with being aborted as a fetus, thus abortion then fails the Universal Law Formulation (Gensler, 89). With this scenario, it is unfeasible to say to oneself that they would have been okay with being aborted.
“The terms "pro-life" and "pro-choice" generally boil down to whether an individual thinks abortion should be banned or if it 's acceptable” (Head). There of course is more depth to the debate than that. Someone who is "pro-life" believes that the government has a commitment to preserve all human life, even if the pregnancy is unwanted, or what kind of life the child may have (Head). The pro-life movement argues that even a non-viable, undeveloped human life must be protected by the government. Abortion must not be legal according to this argument, and it shouldn’t be practiced on
Two problems arise from this statement. The first is that this statement relies on the assumption that parents will want to abort a foetus with a severe birth defect and hence in fear of this recommends that parents be denied the choice for prenatal testing altogether. It is not fair to eliminate the right to choice that the parents have based on a preconceived expectation. The second problem is that the statement automatically appears to assume that abortion is a morally wrong outcome whereas this is not always the case, as justified by my use of the act utilitarianism moral
Abortion has always been a controversial issue and has been negatively affecting our society for many years. The Roe v. Wade case that led to the legalization on abortion in America had caused large uproar against allowing such an immoral act to be permitted. Many people still believe that law shouldn 't have passed. Nevertheless, since abortions lie within a pregnant woman 's "zone of privacy," the abortion decision "and its effectuation" are fundamental rights that are protected by the Constitution from regulation by the states, so laws regulating abortion must be sufficiently "important." The pro-choice perspective believes that it is the legal right of a woman to choose whether she wants to have the child or abort it, especially in cases of rape or when the mother’s life may be in danger.
Doctors take an oath, to treat the ill to the best on one's ability, to preserve a patient’s privacy, to teach the secrets of medicine to the next generation, and so on. A doctor should not have the right to deny a woman the right to an abortion when it is their duty to do whatever possible to comply with the wishes of a patient, and if a woman does not feel capable of being responsible of another child, or was brutally raped and impregnated, she should not have to worry about being denied an abortion. There will never be a clear answer as to whether an abortion is the right or wrong thing to do, but each woman is unique in her case and her reasoning for her abortion, and each case has different factors and circumstances, so no one should be able to decide for a woman her