Abortion Synthesis 7

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An Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy by the removal or expulsion from the uterus of a fetus or embryo, resulting or caused by its death. Elective abortion is when someone decides to have an abortion because they don't want their child. I do not agree with elective abortions because I feel that is killing a human being. How do you feel about elective abortions? Do you feel it is murder or do you feel there is nothing wrong with it?

Many people believe that when the baby is in the uterus it is not living and also, alot of people just don't care or even give it any thought. When I think about abortion I give it all the thoughts. When you become pregnant your baby has a heart beat within the first ten days of your pregnancy. When your baby has a heart beat that means it is living. The only way I believe in elective abortion is if you were raped. The reason I believe this is because if you were raped and got pregnant would you want to have to have that child? There is the option to have someone to adopt that child, but when you first lay eyes on that child you are going to love him. You don't want to have to tell him you were raped and that his daddy is a rapist. Also, if you let someone adopt your child then your going to be thinking about him and wondering, but I don't think I could live with my child that was from me being raped.

Roughly 20% of all pregnancies (excluding miscarriages) end in elective abortions. Worldwide 42 million abortions are estimated to take place annually with 22 million of these occurring safely and 20 million unsafely. Unsafe abortions result in 70,000 deaths and 5 million disabilities per year. So people who decide abortion are on the wrong path with their health risk also. In a survey taken in the first few weeks after the abortion, between 40 and 60 percent of women questioned reported negative reactions. Within 8 weeks after their abortions, 55% expressed guilt and 31% had...
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