Issue Proposal on Abortion

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English 1302-036
February 7, 2013
Everyone is Entitled to Their Constitutional Rights
As a catholic-born child, I was brought up with very strict rules laid out before me that would help me with choices such as the holy sacrament of confirmation and marriage to the very controversial choice of abortion. Since I’ve been Catholic all of my life, I am a firm believer in the pro-life choice, which is advocating full legal protection of embryos and fetuses along with high opposition to the legalization of induced abortions. A baby is a baby is a baby. Whether it is an embryo, fetus, or almost a full term baby, it is still considered life. That is how I like to view this topic. This semester I plan to research why abortion is morally wrong and should be illegal. Although I feel this way, I also want to establish that there are a few exceptions in my book that would be considered lawful if a woman was considering aborting a life. Exceptions such as saving a woman when she is in danger or when she is a victim of rape or incest should be considered and ultimately allowed because in order to keep evolution going, a woman must be alive. In some cases, doctors believe that removing the fallopian tubes or performing a hysterectomy, knowing the embryo or fetus will die, is justifiable because otherwise, she would be certain to die. Since there are laws that separate church and state, I cannot and will not base my reasons solely on my religion. Moreover, I will dig deep and find facts on more reasons and examples as to why abortions are morally wrong and should be illegal.

Since abortion nowadays is an unavoidable topic, and since I am a firm believer in being prolife, I will have no problem finding just what I need to make my argument. I know there are those individuals who feel differently, and I will let them feel and think that way because everyone is entitled to their own opinions. However, when a woman decides that she doesn’t want the baby because of personal...
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