Abortion: Pro-life vs. pro-choice
Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Such a question has puzzled
Americans for many, any years. I have heard all the arguments, but is
there really a right or wrong answer to this question? In my opinion
no. Sure I lean toward one side of the argument bu
An Ethical Controversy
One of the western world's most controversial ethical issues in today's society is the act of abortion and its legislation. Abortion is the process in which a baby is killed whilst still in the mother's womb. This is performed for a variety of reasons. Due to
One of the most controversial topics over the years is abortion. Is a murder or not? When does a fetus become a human? These questions may never be answered. Everyone has his or her own beliefs on whether or not abortion is moral.
Abortions have been performed throughout many of centuries. Recently
In this essay we will be discussing arguments against abortion. The first set of arguments we will consider are biblical arguments. That being said, we must begin by acknowledging that the Bible doesn't say anything about abortion directly. Why the silence of the Bible on abortion? The answer is sim
In Judith Jarvis Thompson's essay, “A Defense on Abortion”, she explains her views on the topic by outlining the most common arguments that people defend, as well as providing examples of situations that support her opinions. Thompson states her agreement or disagreement with each view on aborti
College Writing 2
Thesis: The psychological effect of abortion on women?
What is Abortion?
The termination of an early pregnancy.
Is it a health risk?
Why do many have abortions?
Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice
Aileen Grace Delima
January 18, 2008
Abortion in the Philippines: Reasons and Responsibilities
Abortion is a controversial issue but it should be discussed because it is happening, and is more widespread than we care to admit. If we truly care about life, then we must understand what
Why abortion should be illegal
A topic that is very controversial in the United States on whether its act is morally right or wrong is the act of women having an abortion, and whether it should be legal or illegal. Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy by the removal or expulsion
Journal of Philosophy, Inc.
Why Abortion is Immoral Author(s): Don Marquis Source: The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 86, No. 4 (Apr., 1989), pp. 183-202 Published by: Journal of Philosophy, Inc. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2026961 Accessed: 13/12/2010 09:17
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Most opposition to abortion relies on the premise that the fetus is a human being, a person, from the moment of conception. The premise is argued for, but, as I think, not well. Take, for example, the most common argument. We are asked to notice that the development of a human being from conception
A Defense of Abortion Author(s): Judith Jarvis Thomson Source: Philosophy and Public Affairs, Vol. 1, No. 1 (Autumn, 1971), pp. 47-66 Published by: Blackwell Publishing Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2265091 Accessed: 10/01/2010 00:54
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Should abortion be legalized? Abortion has become one of the most socially divisive and debatable issue. It has produced a huge controversy all over the world. So, should we consider ethics, moral values, religion and illegalize abortion? Is abortion violating human rights?
Abortion can be done
What is abortion? An abortion is a medical or surgical procedure used to terminate a pregnancy. A medical abortion is an abortion that is brought about by taking medications that will end a pregnancy. (1) A Surgical abortion is an abortion which ends a pregnancy by emptying the uterus (o
The Abortion Debate
The permissibility of abortion is a highly debated ethical dilemma. There have been many valid arguments for both sides. Don Marquis is an author who presented his view on the topic in his article titled “Why Abortion is immo
Benefits of Abortion
Pregnancies occur all the time, but about half of American women pregnancies are unintended and about 4 out of 10 ends in an abortion. Abortion has been one of the greatest concerns for women and men in all cultures. Through the yea
Is Abortion Ethical?
In our society, there are many ethical dilemmas that we are faced with that are virtually impossible to solve. One of the most difficult and controversial issues that we are faced with is abortion. Abortion can be defined as the expulsion or removal of a fertilized egg, or an e
Abortion… Its not the right way
“The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion, because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for you to kill me and me to kill you? There is nothing between.” – Mother Theresa. Considering North American ethics and values, death is morally wrong.
Abortion and Its Effects
By: Jesse Pietroburgo
Wednesday, March 23, 20011
History of Abortion
Abortion is a huge and serious problem in America today and has been since the 1970s. Abortion is an evil practice that consists mainly of the taking of an unwanted pregnancy and the
Judith Jarvis Thomson's defence on abortion
Most arguments concerning the abortion issue hinge on the moral status or standing of the fetus with respect to the rights it possesses and the obligations that are directly owed to it. These arguments typically fall into two commonly termed categories
Abortion: A Woman's Right [A critical Exposition of L.W. Sumner's article "Abortion: A Moderate View]
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In, "Abortion: A Moderate View", L.W. Sumner outlines what he calls the "established" views on abo