Pro Life: How My World View Of Abortion

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According to studentsforlife.org, in America today, there are 1.1 million abortions that take place ever year. That is 1.1 million innocent unborn children who could have been the next generation to do something great. As a Christian I am Pro Life meaning I do not stand for abortion and would rather choose for a child to live rather than being aborted. Although I am Pro Life, there are several people around the world who have different world views of abortion such as people who are Pro Choice and Organizations such as Planned Parenthood. According the Merriam Webster dictionary Pro Choice is defined as “believing that pregnant women should have the right to choose to have an abortion”. Nevertheless, individuals who are pro choice have various…show more content…
During my four years at High School I had the opportunity to go to a Christian School where my knowledge of abortion was stretched like never before. Every Friday, after school we would have a Right to Life meeting where we would discuss the perplexing issues of abortion taking place in our world today. It truly baffled me as I would sit through the meetings and hear about the horrifying things an unborn child would have to face. For example, at 20 weeks old a baby can begin to experience pain therefore imagine how much excruciating pain one may face while being aborted. That is when I choose to stand for the life of these treasurable gifts from God and come to the reality of what was taking place around me everyday. My worldview of abortion has also stemmed out from what I have learned through observation. I have always grown up being taught that babies are a gift from God. Therefore, aborting babies in my view is like throwing away a precious gem that God so clearly had given to you. In Luke 12:7 it states, “Why, even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not; you are of more value than many sparrows”. From this verse, it exemplifies to me how much time God took in creating each and every single one of us and how important His creation of life is. Although unborn, babies still have as much value although not in the world. Furthermore, the bible has played a big role in shaping my world view on abortion tremendously. In Jerimiah 1:5 it states, “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.” Gods image was woven into each of our DNA which in terms deems each of us worthy of the calling of life he has promised each of us. As humans, we are all too special and intricately made to be dismissed before even having a

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