A Term Paper
Prof. Alfonso Paolo A. Rivera
Department Of English
Our Lady Of Fatima University
In Partial Fulfillment
Of The Requirements For
Second Semester 2010-2011
Alegro, Hershe May S.
Arcega, Renny Jean M.
Torrena, Anna Carmina U.
1. 0 Definition of Abortion
1.1 Types Of Abortion
1.2.3 Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
2. 0 Reasons On Teenagers Having the Most Number Of Abortion Cases
3. 0 Statistics Of Teenagers Early Abortion
4. 0 Statistics Of Countries Who Are Doing Illegal and Legal Abortion and Also The
5.0Ethical Issues Concerning About Abortion
5.1Abortion Pro – Life Movement
5.2Abortion Pro – Choice Movement
5.3Roman Catholic Views of Abortion
6.0The Effects On The Health Of Teenagers Who Tend To Abort 7.0Methods of Preventing Abortion
This research gives an overview of the moral and legal aspects of abortion and evaluates the most important arguments. The central moral aspect concerns whether there is any morally relevant point during the biological process of the development of the fetus from its beginning as a unicellular zygote to birth itself that may justify not having an abortion after that point. Leading candidates for the morally relevant point are: the onset of movement, consciousness, the ability to feel pain, and viability. The central legal aspect of the abortion conflict is whether fetuses have a basic legal right to live, or, at least, a claim to live. The most important argument with regard...