“The term "abortion" actually refers to any premature expulsion of a human fetus, whether naturally spontaneous, as in a miscarriage, or artificially induced, as in a surgical or chemical abortion. Today, the most common usage of the term "abortion" applies to artificially induced abortion” (NRLC, 2011). In this essay I will be writing about abortion and whether or not abortion should be legal. The people who are against abortion are commonly known or referred to as Pro Life and the people who support abortion are recognized as Pro Choice. Many of the reasons that women have abortions are based on their own beliefs and personal decisions. Many believe that there is no argument that will uphold against killing an unborn child. Other people believe that women are capable of making the right decision for themselves and their families whether it means aborting a child or keeping it. A.
Women have abortions for many reasons, and whether or not these reasons are right or wrong is the question. II.
Pro Life. “Abortion is murder, and murder is illegal, so abortion should be illegal” (Mosser, 2011). Some people’s personal or religious views make them pro life and support the outlaw of abortion. In other cases some people see the side effects of terminating a pregnancy and they do not want to harm future chances at child birth. There are a lot of couples or single people that make a decent income that is enough to support a child and look to adopt. These people are often turned down because the demand for American adoptions is so high. A.
People’s lives begin at conception.
The unborn child has the ability to grow inside the mother’s womb. A child starts out as a fetus and if you kill it you are killing a living human. 2.
A fetus is “an unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal” (Princeton University, 2012). B.
Abortion can lead to a variety of health concerns and side effects. 1....
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