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Pro-Life or Pro-Choice
The age-old debate for decades in America has been whether or not abortions should be legal or illegal. Making the act of getting an abortion illegal or keeping it legal is still one of the biggest ethical debates that still goes on in this country to this day. Those who want to make abortions illegal tend to have very religious values. They believe that abortions defy God and those doctors who perform them are playing the role of God. These people in my personal opinion allow their religious beliefs to cloud their judgment and refuse to listen to the facts surrounding abortions and the benefits that come form it by keeping it legal. Many people who are pro-life, which are people who want make abortions illegal have that position due to their religious beliefs. Some of the main religions that many people believe in, in America are Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. These three religions all forbid women getting abortions and believe that personhood starts at conception. They believe that an abortion is the immoral killing of an innocent human being and an abortion, inflicts suffering on to the unborn child. They also argue that it is unfair to allow abortion when couples that cannot biologically conceive are waiting to adopt. The truth of the matter is though that religious ideologies shouldn’t be the foundation for laws in the United States. Making abortions illegal threatens the whole idea of separation between church and state. Logic should govern the laws that are passed in the United States.

The idea that an abortion is the act of killing a baby is such an biased, over exaggeration opinion. An abortion is the termination of a pregnancy, not a baby. You are not considered a person at birth, not at conception. A woman has a right to choose to have an abortion. It is a fundamental right that is recognized by the U.S. Supreme Court since the abortion case of Roe Vs. Wade of 1973. One of the main arguments on why abortions...