What Do You Choose: Life or Death?

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Jordan Beard
September 27, 2012
ENG 111-14
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What Do You Choose: Life or Death?
Abortion can be harmful or help in many ways. Abortion can be harmful in many ways. Some examples are taking a child’s life, risking your health, it’s against some people’s religion and money issues. Abortion can be helpful also. Some ways abortion can be helpful are it prevents a mother who’s been raped from having trauma, it prevents mother to child diseases, and it can stop babies from having drug addictions. Pro-Life is the way to go when it comes to abortion. Pro-Life is having the legal protection of the embryos and fetuses. In other words Pro-Life believes that the government can preserve all human life. One shouldn’t take a harmless child’s life and just throwing it away.

While many people agree with abortion many people still feel like it’s taking away a child’s life. After sexual intercourse the sperm penetrates the egg cell a new human life comes into existence. A growing embryo is considered a human with heartbeats as early as the first 21 days of having sexual intercourse. The heart’s system is the first major system to function in the unborn child’s body. This takes only a mere three weeks and can be detected by an ultrasound. By the eighth week the child will develop all of its body organs. Five months after fertilization the child can feel any pain. With all these facts how can someone state “I don’t know or I didn’t know when the human life begins?” So you’re saying that if you cannot see the baby being formed you want to kill it? Why take the life of a harmless infant who’s done nothing to you?

Meanwhile abortions can risk your health. Women have many problems with their health after having abortions. There are many side effects after having abortions. Some possible side effects are abdominal pain and cramping, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and also can occur spotting and bleeding. Some more serious side effects are as follows heavy bleeding,...
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