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Preventing Abortion - There are many issues in America today such as violence, drugs, teenage pregnancy that is on a rise. There is also abortion which is what I chose to write about today due to the fact that it has been such a controversial and important issue of my generation although it has been an ongoing issue for centuries going back to 2600 B.C when the first recipe for an abortion producing drug. Since the 19th century English common law forbade abortion. Abortion prior to quickening (feeling life) was a misdemeanor and a felony after that....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Abortion] 1564 words
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Abortion is Immature - Abortion is Immature What would it be like to die so young and so fragile. What would it be like to kill something so young and so fragile. Abortion, in my definition, is the taking of a life. Now it is hard for me to sit here and type this paper when I know good and well that if my daughter or wife were ever raped I would want whatever was inside of them out -- immediately. I think that to take the life of an unborn just because the couple involved were too lazy to use contraceptives, is immature and quite horrid....   [tags: abortion argumentative persuasive argument] 862 words
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There Should be Limits to Abortion - There Should be Limits to Abortion I do not believe there should be limitations on abortions. In my personally beliefs the government should not tell a woman what she can and can not do with their bodies. If a female decides to have a baby the choice whether to keep it or not should be up to her and her alone. Who is the government to tell a female she can not have an abortion, or put restrictions on having abortions. What is next are they going to limit the amount of children a female can have like they do in China....   [tags: Abortion Argumentative Persuasive] 1932 words
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Abortion: Crime Or Social Responsibility - Population control comes in many forms: cancer, famine, A.I.D.S, genocide, war and natural disasters, but never has one been so celebrated and socially accepted before abortion. Abortion has been practiced for hundreds of years and medical technology has advanced accordingly; providing a safer and much more sanitary procedure for the women receiving the operation, but the result remains the same for the defenseless child. Abortion continues to be one of the most debated and country dividing topics this nation has seen....   [tags: Abortion Argumentative Persuasive] 1858 words
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Abortion should be Banned - Missing Works Cited Could be your choice but is it your baby's. A mother kills her unborn child because it is unwanted, but she's not charged for murder. Is it right. There is about 46 million abortions per year worldwide, and approximately 115,000 per day, but why. Is it because rape or incest, health problems with either the mother or the child, or just because the baby's unwanted or inconvenient at the time. (The Alan Guttmacher Institute.) Abortion should be banned because too many babies are being killed from abortion, if you don't want a child you could always put it up for adoption, and most mothers don't understand the consequences that occur from abortion....   [tags: Abortion Pregnancy Parenthood] 410 words
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Is Abortion Wrong or is it Right? - Abortion is defined as: "the termination of pregnancy and expulsion of an embryo or of a fetus that is incapable of survival." However, if only the debate over the abortion issue was as simple as the definition provided above. Much like every aspect of human life, a statement is neither right nor wrong, but simply left open for interpretation. There is no black and white in life, only gray areas. Some issues tend to provide us more gray areas than others. Abortion is a prime example of that....   [tags: abortion argumentative persuasive argument] 1165 words
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Life, Death, and the Politics of Abortion - Life, Death, and the Politics of Abortion Few issues have fostered such controversy as has the topic of abortion. The participants in the abortion debate not only have firmly-fixed beliefs, but each group has a self-designated appellation that clearly reflects what they believe to be the essential issues. On one side, the pro-choice supporters see individual choice as central to the debate: If a woman cannot choose to terminate an unwanted pregnancy, a condition which affects her body and possibly her entire life, then she has lost one of her most basic human rights....   [tags: abortion argumentative persuasive argument] 2547 words
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Abortion: Where Has Morality Gone? - Joan Didion's essay, "On Morality," poses the question, "What is 'right' and what is 'wrong,' what is 'good' and what 'evil'?" (182). In today's society, often times many people do not even consider this question before taking action. Morality has become a gray area in which morality can scarcely be defined. For instance, Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary defines morality as "the quality of being in accord with standards of right or good conduct." However, everyone has a different opinion of right and wrong....   [tags: abortion argumentative persuasive argument] 968 words
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A Case For The Pro-Life Stance On Abortion - A Case for the Pro-Life Stance on Abortion Over 40 million babies have been legally aborted since 1972. In 1972, the case of Roe versus Wade was brought to the Supreme Court and it is one of the most controversial issues involving women's civil right. The case dealt with the right to choose to have an abortion to end a pregnancy. Most feminist groups supported this case since women felt it was their body and their choice whether to have a baby or not. It is not a choice it is a child, and it is wrong and cruel....   [tags: Abortion Argumentative Persuasive] 932 words
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Abortion - More Questions than Answers - Abortion - More Questions than Answers What is abortion. Is it the killing of a defense less child or is it the freedom of a woman. In the case of the latter, it is easy to see how abortion can be very beneficial for the mother. Perhaps she is a teenager who is too young and too scared for such an awesome responsi bility or perhaps she simply does not have the resources for or want another child. The situation becomes more complicated when the father of the fetus wants the baby....   [tags: abortion argumentative persuasive argument] 410 words
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Abortion Kills Unwanted Welfare Children - Abortion Kills Unwanted Welfare Children Abortion is one of the most controversial issues around, and is an issue that will never be agreed upon. By bringing morals into the question of whether it should be legal to have abortions, this issue has been elevated to a higher level. By some people, it is no longer looked at as a question of choice but as a question of morality, and these concepts have led to a full-blown debate over something that really should not be questioned....   [tags: abortion argumentative persuasive argument] 1102 words
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Women Must be Free to Choose Abortion - Women Must be Free to Choose Abortion There comes a time in the lives of most women when an ovum, fertilized with sperm, will implant itself into her uterine wall. This is nature's first step in its attempt to continue the human race. Currently, when this implantation occurs, the impregnated woman has the right to allow the embryo to nourish itself into existence or to eliminate all chances of that embryo attaining life through abortion. Every species of plant and animal on earth reproduce in one way or another....   [tags: Abortion, Argumentative, Pro-Choice] 2864 words
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Partial Birth Abortion Act November 5, 2003 - Partial Birth Abortion Act November 5, 2003 On November 5, 2003 President Bush placed a national ban on partial birth abortions. This was an act that many felt was outdated. The same proposal was brought upon President Clinton in 1995, but he vetoed it saying it was a birth mother’s right to choose the fate of her unborn child. A partial birth abortion is the process of removing a fetus from the mother just prior to its birth. This procedure is not painless for the mother, or the fetus. The actual procedure involves removing the child limb by limb from the womb....   [tags: Government Politics Abortion Essays] 1136 words
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Abortion - Abortion When one thinks about a topic that would have several different opinions, many things can come to mind. One thing that came to my mind was abortion because it is one of the most controversial issues in the United States, possibly the world. I reviewed several articles from several different sources and came to see that everyone sees the topic of abortion is a different way. Some see it simply as an election issue, and some see it as murder and think it should be banned. The articles I reviewed came from BBCnews.com, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Public Agenda.com....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Abortion - Abortion, termination of a pregnancy before birth, resulting in the death of the fetus. Some abortions occur naturally because a fetus does not develop normally or because the mother has an injury or disorder that prevents her from carrying the pregnancy to term. This type of spontaneous abortion is commonly known as a miscarriage. Other abortions are induced—that is, intentionally brought on—because a pregnancy is unwanted or presents a risk to a woman’s health, or because the fetus is likely to have severe physical or mental health problems....   [tags: essays research papers] 350 words
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Abortion - Abortion With 2000 being a presidential election year, the question of pro-choice or pro-life is once again a prominent issue. I am and have been a pro-choice advocate since I first understood the issue. The upcoming election has made me revisit the main reasons for my position. For me, two main reasons for supporting pro-choice are the medical and social benefits the country has experienced since the Supreme Court legalized abortion in 1973. The most important medical benefit has been the end of the “back alley butchers” who left many women dead or mutilated....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Abortion - Abortion Abortion. It is a topic that has invaded the sanctity of our dinner table conversations, English paper topics and even our court rooms. We are bombarded with pro-lifer’s calling abortion doctors “baby killers.” They yell about how abortion is unmoral, and how g_d wants us to chose life over death, but they seem to have no problem killing abortion doctors or beating up patients. The pro-lifers seem to think that the abortion laws were just thrown together by uncaring “baby killers” instead of Supreme court Justices....   [tags: essays research papers] 860 words
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Abortion - Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy, and induced abortion is when a woman makes the decision to have her pregnancy ended in a surgical or medical way. The social conflicts arising from abortion have been around since the procedure was invented, and have risen since 1973 when it became legal after the Roe versus Wade decision. Communities are constantly battling over the issues of Pro-Choice and Pro-Life and how far into a pregnancy is too long to have the procedure performed. There are several reasons that a woman may choose to abort a pregnancy....   [tags: essays research papers] 489 words
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Abortion - Abortion All Christians believe that all human life is sacred and should be preserved at all times, but there are many differing attitudes to abortion. The Anglicans, Church of Scotland and the Methodists all argue that abortion on demand is wrong, but in some extreme cases, abortion is acceptable. The Roman Catholics disagree with this altogether and believe that abortion in any situation is wrong. They believe that killing is killing whatever the situation. The Anglicans believe that the life of the foetus has to be protected, but they can accept that if the birth of the child would seriously affect the quality of life of the mother or her family, abortion can be accepted after considering adoption of the baby....   [tags: Papers] 345 words
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Abortion - Perhaps no contemporary issue inspires more heated debate than abortion - the deliberate termination of a pregnancy. Many have witnessed and experienced the bitterness of such a controversial debate. There are two types of people in this world. Pro - choice activists believe in the right to choose a safe, legal abortion. Pro - life activists believe that abortion is murder. Why is the debate over abortion so emotional. Some argue about the rights of the fetus (unborn child) while others argue if abortion should be legal....   [tags: essays research papers] 562 words
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Abortion - Abortion, which has been legal for over 23 years, is against the Constitution and the Supreme Court case that legalized, it should be overturned. In 1971 a pregnant single woman (Roe) brought a class action suit challenging the constitutionality of the Texas criminal abortion laws, which prohibited having or attempting an abortion except on medical advice for the purpose of saving the mother's life. This lawsuit was labeled Roe v. Wade. The Wade of Roe v. Wade was Henry Wade, one of the attorneys who argued the case for Texas....   [tags: essays research papers] 1773 words
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Abortion - DOES ABORTION SANCTION EVIL. By Joseph Kellard from Capitalism Magazine/Feb.98 This interesting article written by Joseph Kellard is a pro-choice article that examines the issue of abortion from a moral perspective. He comments on the opinions of Christian Conservatives and compares their thinking to Adolph Hitler’s feelings on abortion. Kellard points out the irony of anti-abortionists when they say that “all life is precious”, when they actually discount the life of the pregnant woman....   [tags: essays research papers] 378 words
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Abortion - Abortion Effects of RU-486 Women who become pregnant and do not wish to have the child now have a new option, RU-486. When the abortion pill is taken, it has some effects on the female body, the main one being the end of the pregency, and some women have negative physical aspects, and finally some psychological ones also. RU-486 (abortion pill) is suppose to end the pregnecy and this is how it works. The first pill when taken works by blocking the progesterone, the female hormone made by the ovary....   [tags: essays papers]
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Abortion - Abortion. Is there any other word that creates such hatred and charged emotion. The word abortion means “the loss or removal of an embryo or fetus before it can survive outside the mother’s body” (Day 7). The meaning of abortion, however, is completely different. To people who are pro-life, abortion is a vicious and murderous word dripping in blood and disgust. To people who are pro-choice the word is just as emotional. It represents women being able to control their own thoughts, feelings, bodies, and futures....   [tags: essays research papers] 1193 words
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Abortion - “Types of abortion” Abortion is a common practice that may be performed for several reasons, all sharing the same end result, the termination of an unwanted pregnancy. In cases such as rape, incest or a simple lack of responsibility when having sex, having an abortion is a choice that some women may encounter. There are different types of abortion in today’s society. Some which are too scary to even dream of. There are two types of abortions: Spontaneous abortions; miscarriages and Induced, this is the deliberate termination of the fetus....   [tags: essays research papers] 607 words
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Abortion - This is a very big moral issue. I wonder is people realize that they are killing an innocent baby. Yes it is a fetus, but it is in the process of becoming a whole innocent, beautiful baby. God is just in the process of creating. Every baby deserves a chance at life. You did. No matter how hard that life might be. It sickens me that there are people having abortions just because they made a mistake, and could just not say no. Some woman use abortion as a form of birth control. I don’t know why helpless little babies should die due to someone else’s mistake....   [tags: essays research papers] 872 words
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Abortion - Abortion is murder. It is the process in which an undeveloped human being is killed, and unable to live the life it could have lived. Why is it okay for women to kill a human being through abortion and not be punished, when someone else is intentionally killing someone and being sent to life in prison. A fetus is helpless, it cannot scream or run away when an abortion is happening. The person who is supposed to be the protector is the person who made the choice to murder it. Abortion is not the answer....   [tags: essays research papers] 396 words
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Abortion - During the past century, abortion has joined race and war as one of the most debatable subjects of controversy in the United States. It discusses human interaction, where ethics, emotions and law are combined. Abortion poses moral, social and medical dilemmas that focus many individuals to create an emotional and violent atmosphere. There are many points of view toward abortion, but the two most common are “pro-choice” and “pro-life”. A pro-choice person would feel that the decision to abort a pregnancy is that of the mother’s and the state should have no right to interfere....   [tags: essays research papers] 846 words
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Abortion - When I think about abortion, I think about my cousin. She had an abortion more than once. As she told me how she regretted having an abortion, I just sat there an listen. She cried everyday on how and what she has done for herself. She wishes that she had ever gotten an abortion. I asked her why and she told me. She said, tan, I messed up my body on the insides and then I realized that I killed my own flesh and blood. After telling me that I felt really bad. That is why that I am so against women getting abortions....   [tags: essays research papers] 526 words
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Abortion - Abortion On January 22, 1973, the United States Supreme Court legalized abortion and in turn the termination of pregnancy had become the most frequently performed operation on adults in the United States. An abortion is the termination of a pregnancy by loss or destruction of the fetus before birth. An abortion may be spontaneous or induced. The latter is an act with ethical and legal ramifications. Where I stand on the issue of abortion is somewhat confusing to me even sometimes. I do not think that it is right to kill a baby, but on the other hand I would rather see a child be aborted than it thrown in the trash after birth or abused and neglected by the parents....   [tags: essays research papers] 1819 words
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Abortion - Years ago when a women would get pregnant she would have a baby. Today accidental pregnancies are solved by a method called abortion. With this method the newly formed fetus is basically removed from the mother’s body and destroyed. Although the whole process of having an abortion seems not especially pleasant, they seem to be popular. Many people argue that abortion is plain and simple murder. They reason that if a woman feels responsible enough to have sex, she needs to be responsible enough to deal with the consequences....   [tags: essays research papers] 957 words
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Abortion - Partial-Birth Abortion Act During the Clinton administration the Partial-Birth Abortion Act, a bill that would make it illegal in all of the United States for a partial-birth abortion to be performed, caused major debate throughout the House of Representatives and the Senate; recently different versions of the bill had been passed through the both the House of Representatives and the Senate. In prior years Clinton had vetoed similar bills to ban partial-birth abortions. The House and Senate have passed somewhat different versions of the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act (S-1692), sponsored by Congressman Charles Canady (R-Fl.) and Senator Rick Santorum (R-Pa.)....   [tags: essays research papers] 930 words
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Abortion - Abortion No one has the right to choose what is wrong–Abraham Lincoln. Abortion is one of the most highly debated issues of our time. Several questions arise from the midst of this multi-faceted jumble of opinions, morals, and strongly held values. When does the fetus become a person, as opposed to a mass of tissue. Is abortion acceptable in some circumstances while not in others. These are points I will strive to clarify, and share my thoughts and beliefs on. My beliefs, briefly outlined, are as follows: a baby is a baby at the time of conception....   [tags: essays research papers] 1055 words
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Abortion - Does a mother have the right to take the life of her unborn child, never giving it a chance to walk this earth and fulfill its God given purpose. Or is it God’s will for that child to be taken at that time, to play an ever constant reminder to the mother of her past decisions, having God use that guilt or experience as a source to steer her life. We neither have the ability to create nor destroy life, as it is God who ultimately decides whether the person terminates that life. From a non-biblical standpoint, it is based on whether a woman finds it ethically right to terminate a pregnancy and what effect it would ultimately have on her happiness....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Abortion - The Right to Choose Should there be a constitutional amendment banning abortion. In society today an agreement exists that when life becomes human life, that the human being must be protected. Many religions, organizations and individuals have passionately held conflicting beliefs about when human life begins. Is a fetus a human life at conception. Or is a child a human life at birth. Today, this question goes hand in hand with that question of abortion. There is so much controversy over this delicate issue that congress has been debating over it for nearly thirty years....   [tags: essays research papers] 836 words
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Abortion - I. Abortion is a risky operation. It should remain safe and legal to everyone. In past times, when women have not legally been able to get an abortion, they have gone to places such as brothels to get an abortion, where the conditions were not safe nor sanitary, and many times doing this resulted in infection, if not death. The following procedures should be conducted with the utmost care and responsibility. A. The dilation and evacuation (D&E) abortion procedure is used during the second trimester ( 14 - 26 weeks )....   [tags: essays research papers] 1763 words
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abortion - I'm late for my period. I've never had sex willingly. Oh God I hope it wasn't from that night. How can I live with myself or tell some one my secret. No one will believe me, it was my own boyfriend. It's my fault anyway, I should've wanted to have sex, he told me we were going to get married. Where is he now. He said he'll love me forever, I need him by my side. I think I'm going to take the test. I can't be pregnant. How can I explain to the child that I don't want it. I have major plans like college and meeting my Prince Charming....   [tags: essays research papers] 1399 words
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Abortion - ABORTION CONTROVERSY Abortion refers to termination of pregnancy with the consent of the mother. Therefore even when the mother herself is demanding abortion, pro-lifers maintain that termination must not be allowed because it violates basic rights of the unborn child. Pro-choice quarter on the other hand, advocates a mother’s right to health and feels that an unwanted child would only lead to numerous economic, social and emotional problems for the woman. The paper therefore addresses both sides of the issue and also briefly mentions that the role of the Supreme Court in this area....   [tags: essays research papers] 1687 words
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Abortion - Abortion is an extremely complex and highly debated public issue that has consumed much of the American social and political arena in the late twentieth century. People on both sides of the debate present strong arguments that establish valid points. Society clearly states that child abuse and the murder of one’s child is illegal, but does allow abortion. Regardless of whether it is right or wrong, the fine line that exists between abortion and murder will be discussed and debated for decades to come....   [tags: essays research papers] 1593 words
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The Abortion - Will and Fran are two high school students who find themselves in a big predicament. Will and Fran have been going out for the last two years and have been sexual active over the past year. One night Will go over Fran's house and there is know one home. They both start to get intimate with each other but Will realizes he has no condom. He persuades Fran she will not get pregnant and everything will be all right. They have sexual intercourse and they both agreed it was the best sex they ever had....   [tags: Ethical Analysis] 994 words
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Abortion - Abortion: Murder or Convenience. The woman was 22 weeks pregnant when she sought the assistance of Dr. Martin Haskell, the originator of the partial-birth abortion procedure, to rid herself of her already-kicking child. Haskell performed the first stage of the partial-birth abortion. He inserted a seaweed-based substance into the woman's cervix and instructed her to return the following day. But in this case, things did not go according to plan. The woman complained of severe abdominal pain on the first night and, being far from Haskell's clinic, reported to the emergency room of her local hospital, Bethesda North, in Cincinnati....   [tags: essays research papers] 1379 words
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The Effect of Birth Control and Abortion on Our World - The Effect of Birth Control and Abortion on Our World      Did you know that in the America there are four thousand abortions a day. The second highest rate in the world. In America we have the right between having an abortion or taking the responsibility to use birth control. In the twentieth century technological advantages has brought American to change their point of view in a major legal dispute.      Abortion is the conclusion of a pregnancy, the ejection of the embryo or fetus. In the beginning of the 1800's abortion was permitted until the mid 1800's it became a subject in which was a strictly legal regulation ....   [tags: Birth Control Abortion Cause Effects Essays] 1405 words
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Abortion - Every year in the United States 25% of all pregnancies results in an abortion, this adds up to over a million abortions a year. This clearly illustrates that there is problem of over aborting innocent fetuses in our society. I am a firm believer that abortion should be restricted, to minimize its use. I believe that our current society is using abortion as a form of contraceptive. I believe abortion does have its place, and should not be banned altogether. However I do believe when it is used form of birth control that it is being used incorrectly....   [tags: essays research papers] 1006 words
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Abortion - Good morning/afternoon ladies and gentleman. Today I am here to convince you without a doubt that abortion should be brought to an end. Points that I will be covering are the medical risks involved, economic support for the child, couples that do not have a chance to have a child and¡K. The scientific definition of abortion is the termination of pregnancy of an embryo or of a fetus that is incapable of survival. There are over 131,000 abortions in Australia every year. Firstly: medical risks involved....   [tags: essays research papers] 532 words
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Abortion - ABORTION This topic has always been a concern between the people and the government. There are approximately 1.6 million abortions. Abortion means “Induced termination of pregnancy and expulsion of an embryo or fetus that is incapable of survival. I think that basically, people can do whatever they want to do, as long as they know what they are doing. What abortion is, is that if a woman has a baby in her stomach, and she does not want to have the baby, she can go through abortion or have the baby and put the baby for adoption....   [tags: essays research papers] 849 words
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Abortion - Extreme conservatives would have abortion made illegal. If we outlaw abortion it would not stop women from having them In “A Defense of Abortion” Judith Thomson does a good job of poking holes in the extreme conservative argument, she is a moderate liberal. Even though she is defending abortion she states there are still times when it is impermissible. . Her first analogy she compares a growing fetus to a famous violinist who has unknowingly been attached to a person’s circulatory system. Is the person morally responsible to remained attached to the violinist....   [tags: essays research papers] 529 words
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Abortion - Sara is driving down 7th avenue in her red pickup truck, in a hurry and traveling well over the speed limit. Becky, who is 3 months pregnant, is waiting to cross the street on the corner of 7th avenue and Bell. The street light changes and Becky is signaled by the crosswalk sign to proceed across the street. Sara is putting in a new CD and not paying attention to the fact that she has a red light, without enough time to stop Sara runs the red light and hits Becky who has just started to cross the street....   [tags: essays research papers] 630 words
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Abortion - Abortion gives the mother an option not to have a baby if she doesn’t chooses not to have one. In some cases, abortions can save the life of the mother. Poor families greatly benefit from abortions. For those still in school, abortions give teenagers a normal life, and would help them succeed in school. These are reasons why abortions are good for the American Society. Abortions can save the life of the woman because a baby could cause a great health risk to the mother. This risk involves death, or permanent damage to the female....   [tags: essays research papers] 852 words
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Abortion - Abortion is one of the most controversial issues around, and is an issue that will never be agreed upon. By bringing morals into the question of whether it should be legal to have abortions, this issue has been elevated to a higher level. By some people, it is no longer looked at as a question of choice but as a question of morality, and these concepts have led to a full-blown debate over something that really should not be questioned. Every woman in America has the right to decide what to do with their bodies....   [tags: essays research papers] 1452 words
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Abortion - To Whom It May Concern: My name is bubba smith, and I am a freshman male at the University of Florida. It has come to my attention that our wonderful state has done something terrible. That something is the allowance of abortions. What is an abortion you might ask. Well it is the termination of a pregnancy, or the killing of a baby, to be simply put. This issue has split our country for years, and I think that we as a state should step and make an example to the rest of the world and stop abortions....   [tags: essays research papers] 705 words
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Abortion - Glasgow, Scotland. It's cold outside. I'm thinking about a problem. One group of people trying to force their beliefs on others, based on religion. And it seems as though we're regressing. Above, a helicopter flies by. If it continues on its course, it will shortly be over Ireland, where as of this writing, the powers that be are deciding if a 14-year-old girl who was raped by the father of one of her friends should be allowed to leave for Britain to obtain an abortion. She's been ordered not to leave the country for nine months....   [tags: essays research papers] 665 words
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Abortions Shold be Limited - Abortions Shold be Limited I believe the both pro-life and pro-choice viewpoints have valid arguments. I believe that women should be able to have abortions, but abortions should be limited. I think abortions should not be permitted after ten to twelve weeks of pregnancy, because at that time the fetus represents a potential life. I believe women should be dissuaded from abortion, and more public measures should be taken to prevent unwanted pregnancies. I believe my viewpoint is the best viewpoint is the best viewpoint because it combines both pro-life and pro-choice viewpoints unlike your viewpoint of pro-life....   [tags: abortion argumentative persuasive argument] 479 words
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Abortion - China - Two researchers say comprehensive new data shows that traditional family patterns in China, combined with tough population-control measures, have resulted in ``female infanticide on a grand scale' -- close to 800,000 baby girls abandoned or killed in a single region between 1971-80 alone. G. William Skinner, an anthropologist and China specialist at the University of California-Davis, and Chinese researcher Yuan Jianhua based their conclusions on an analysis of 1990 Chinese census data....   [tags: essays research papers] 664 words
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Anti Abortion - The Truth of Abortion - Anti Abortion - The Truth of Abortion "And, behold, one came and said unto Him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life. And He said unto him, Why callest thou me good. There is none good but One, that is, God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments. He saith unto Him, which. Jesus said, THOU SHALT DO NO MURDER, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Honour thy father and mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself." ~ Lord Jesus Christ Quote, Matthew 19:16-19, King James Version Bible • Introduction : To know and feel truth is essential to understanding....   [tags: social issues] 723 words
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Abortion: Roe v. Wade - ABORTION      Abortion has always been an extremely controversial issue. There are, and will probably always be many different views concerning the ethical acceptability as well as the social policy aspects of abortion. In fact, before the decision made in the famous court case of Roe v. Wade, abortion was morally wrong and was constituted as a crime that could lead to a prison sentence of up to five years. In Roe v. Wade, many unsettled questions were avowed and discussed.      Is the Texas law banning abortion unconstitutional....   [tags: Abortion] 492 words
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America's Abortion Debate - ... A typical pro-life believer argues that fetuses posses a characteristic such as a genetic code that is both necessary and sufficient for being human. This idea is mostly propagated by the principle of the Roman Catholic Church “In 1995 Pope John Paul II officially condemned abortion in his “Evangelium Vitae,” calling it a villainous crime that kills an innocent human being” (Knapp Pg 16) and supported by many fundamentalist protestants groups, though not by majority of Catholics and protestants....   [tags: Abortion]
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The Social Conflict of Abortion - ... Women have been devalued throughout history. Social inequality can be traced down all the way to the medieval era. An example of social inequality is the chastity belt. The chastity belt was; “a belt device (as of medieval times) designed to prevent sexual intercourse on the part of the woman wearing it” (eduqna. com 2007). The Chastity belt was basically an iron underwear that was put on women when their husbands left them for long periods of time. Nonetheless, what is wrong about this picture is that while women had to wear this belt for however long the period their husbands would be gone, men did not have to wear similar devices and were free....   [tags: Abortion ]
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Teenage Abortion - Teenage Abortion (this essay is lacking the works cited) The subject of teenage abortion, is an emotionally charged one. The two major groups are completely opposite in their beliefs. Rather than discuss the emotional views of those groups, I have chosen to research, write, and conclude based on factual material, concerning teenage abortion. A discussion of abortion as a definition is explained medically, and in a small part the emotional effects on the participant. I have chosen to report in a factual not an emotional manner....   [tags: Abortion Essays Research Papers] 1152 words
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Abortion Is Murder - ... The second reason offered on that abortion is murder is that murder is generally thought of as the “unjustified killing of another person(“Murder”). Murder is indeed unjustified because it is not marked for by a good legitimate reason. Individuals that get abortions often think that abortion would be the best option for them at that moment but according to researchers, several women suffer from PAS otherwise known as Post-abortion syndrome. PAS includes “depression, ,guilt and/or shame”( Thrupkaew).Clearly, one gets PAS from having a guilt feeling that they have just committed a murder of an unborn child....   [tags: Abortion Pro Life Essays]
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Adoption, NOT Abortion - ... Pro-life groups believe that a living organism is considered a life since the moment of its conception. As result abortion is considered a form of killing and the end of a life. According to UK’s Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (RCOG), “a fetus cannot feel pain before 24 weeks of gestation because the connections in the fetal brain are not fully formed,” as a result “it is difficult to say that fetus experiences pain because a fetus’ cortex has not, yet been fully developed” (Jost)....   [tags: Abortion, argumentative, persuasive]
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Abortion is Murder - In this paper I plan on showing you my point of view as well as the opposite point of view using a point by point basis. Each paragraph will be a statement from the opposite point of view and then my rebuttal.      The pro-choice side of this argument says that abortion should be kept legal for cases in which the baby’s birth endangers the life of the mother. This is an argument that is basically trying to create sympathy among uneducated voters to try to woo them to the pro-choice side of the argument and to elect pro-choice politicians....   [tags: Abortion, argumentative, persuasive] 507 words
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Exploratory Essay: Abortion - ... The last reason was, because I did not want to disappoint my parents. My father mentioned to me a while back that if I ever gotten pregnant, he would kick me out his house. I couldn’t bear pass the thought of what might happen since he suffers from a bipolar disorder. My mom on the other hand, would be even more stressed by the situation, since she already is dealing with enough problems of her own. The experience of having an abortion was painful and scary. I felt alone in the surgical room, and by then I realized that I am doing one of the hardest things a woman can possibly do....   [tags: Abortion Essays] 1494 words
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Is Abortion Moral or Immoral? - ... In addition, abortion is an attendantly perform of killing a human being, who have a right to live as well as might be taking away its great future. Thence, Marquis has come to conclude that abortion is immoral. Marquis additionally augmented a practical objection to his claim. The disagreement concerns of contraception. Contraception falls into the same category of the deprivation of the future of a will be human being. Marquis said “… by insisting that contraception deprives the combination of sperm and ovum separately of a valuable future like ours…, too many futures are lost”....   [tags: Abortion Essays] 1123 words
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Women and Abortion - ... Reflecting this concern, "Platform for Action" adopted at the Fourth World Conference on Women, highlights the theme of women in decision-making bodies as one of the most important (Kumari 2006). In part, the lack of women in institutional politics is a historical tradition, but at the same time it reflects the prejudices of party and voter population policy, they say - is "men's club." Long-standing and deep-rooted barriers to women close to the path of participation in political life, in batches as they are traditionally sent to the "female half" and assign them the role of "cheerleader." In the "masculine" political culture to be elected without resorting to some sort of electoral technologies quotas or reserved seats, women are also extremely difficult....   [tags: Abortion ] 1858 words
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Abortion, Society, And Gender - Abortion, Society, and Gender Abortion is arguably the most controversial topic in all the issues revolving around reproduction. Women of all different races, classes, and religions have been practicing abortion since before the colonial era in America. The laws pertaining to abortion have changed many times, adding and removing discrepancies and stipulations throughout many years, and still to this day. The views of abortion in society during different time periods have also changed and adapted....   [tags: History Society Views Abortion] 913 words
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Abortion: Destruction or Relief - Abortion: Destruction or Relief In today's society abortion is getting more notice then ever. After the president banned partial birth abortion controversy arose from all sides of the table and has been since Roe v. Wade. Many women today feel as if they should have the right to chose either to bring life into this world or not. These women feel as if abortion will give them a sense of relief....   [tags: Abortion Pro Choice Life] 1210 words
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Abortion Should Not be Banned - ... Secondly, The health of the mother, body of physical disorders of the body. The major reason that abortion should not be banned is for preventing transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) from mother to infant during pregnancy “reduce maternal morbidity and mortality” (Rudolph Gurtovnik, 2008, p.28) it is the big problem that the government has to solve and spent a lot of budget to treat all of these people. Some women feel that they have not the economic resources to take care a HIV child....   [tags: Abortion Pro Choice Essays]
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Contraception and Abortion in 19th-Century America, by Janet Farrell Brodie - ... At that time, unlike present day, there were not any science-regulated pills being made for birth control and condoms were being mass-produced but had “visible flaws.” There were also condoms being produced that were only caps, rather than for the whole covering of the male. This “condom cap” made sex more pleasurable than using a full-cover condom (delete on). There were several contraception methods which were being used besides abstinence. One of these was douching, which was technically supposed to clean the uterus of any semen or potentially fertilized eggs....   [tags: Contraception and Abortion] 1128 words
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The Controversial Issue of Abortion and Christianity - The Controversial Issue of Abortion Abortion is a very controversial issue in society today. Some people think that abortion is a good idea to solve problems and that it is justified yet the Catholic Church would argue this is not the case and that abortion is wrong. There are some very strong arguments both for and against abortion. There are two methods of abortion: 1) The Suction Method: This is used for early abortions up to 12 weeks after conception. This is where a sectional like object is inserted and tears the baby limb by limb....   [tags: Christian Catholic Religion Abortion Papers]
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An Argument Against Abortion - The right to life is the most basic and important right that we have. In the past two hundred years, over one million Americans have died for their country. Monuments have been built and speeches have been delivered, honoring these American heroes. America is now engaged in a war where there are no heroes, no monuments or tributes - only victims. Our society has declared war on its most helpless members - our unborn children. Since that war was declared on January 22, 1973, there have been over 35 million deaths....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Abortion Pro Life] 1405 words
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Abortion:: I Am Pro-Choice - Many have thought about the meaning of abortion. The foundation of the American Government is built on two ideologies; first, that the majority of the people govern through democratic election and second, that the abilities of the majority is limited to ensure individual rights. As defined by the American Heritage Online Dictionary a mother is a woman who conceives, gives birth to, or raises and nurtures a child. This paper will discuss the right of privacy of the mother versus the governments’ right to protect the unborn fetus in regard to Abortion....   [tags: Abortion, Argumentative, Pro-Choice] 1379 words
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Psychological and Physical Side Effects of Abortion - Psychological and Physical Side Effects of Abortion Abortion was created to aid in certain situations in which a woman could not or did not want to give birth to a child and to care for the child. Abortion is a method in which the baby still in the mother’s womb or the living embryo/fetus is killed. Abortions will be performed for many reasons if it is an unwanted pregnancy for social and/or financial reasons or if there are medical circumstances with the child and/or the mother. A woman may be unable to carry the child or there may be congenital defects and the child would not be able to live afterbirth....   [tags: Abortion Pro-Choice Essays Papers]
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Abortion: Every Woman Has the Right to Choose - ... This entity is alive (in that its cells are undergoing growth and metabolism), is genetically human, and is therefore a human life."(www.socyberty.com) From Dr. Zahalsky's arguments, we know that the fetus is an entity.Therefore the woman does not have right to kill the fetus through abortion. However, a woman has complete and ultimate control over her body all the time. She has the right to do anything to her own body. According to dictionary, the definition of abortion is "the termination of a pregnancy by the removal or expulsion from the uterus of a fetus or embryo"....   [tags: Abortion Pro Choice Essays] 1233 words
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Abortion - Abortion According to Planned Parenthood, “millions of women per year sought out illegal abortions, thousands died. There are two kinds of abortion; one is what we call spontaneous abortion. This type may be more familiar as a miscarriage. When an embryo or fetus stops developing the body expels it. If a woman wants to end her pregnancy then she can have what is called an induced abortion, this can be done either surgically or medically. It terminates the fetus so that the mother doesn’t have to raise a child....   [tags: essays research papers] 527 words
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Abortion - Abortion Abortion is one of the most controversial issues of our day. People generally have strong views about abortion. It is an issue about life and death. Abortion draws out two different worldviews. The human world view, which says, "You do whatever you want. Its your own choice not anyone else." In addition, the religious world, which I believe, says, ?God forbids us to murder, and knows that it?s a mortal sin.. I believe that the real reason that we see so many people wanting the availability of abortion goes even deeper than the issue of abortion: I believe that people want sexual freedom without consequences....   [tags: Papers] 917 words
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Abortion - I have never really understood why women get abortions. In today's society more and more people believe in the guidelines of abortion. What is abortion exactly, and what is it especially in today's society. I feel that is a concept that needs to be addressed more and more in a strident value sense. Abortion is a matter of opinion, but when you look at it is it a necessity or is it a crime. Should abortion be illegal because it is killing a human life. I feel that if two individuals decide to have intercourse than they should be mature enough to except the responsibilities that follow it....   [tags: Personal Essays] 850 words
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Abortion - Abortion Abortion is deemed as the premature expulsion of the foetus from the womb. Abortion is not a modern moral dilemma, contrary to what a lot of people think. It has been an issue since Jesus' time, and before, as even in the Old Testament times the law concerning abortion was that if you killed an unborn child you were responsible to pay compensation. In modern times, Parliament has debated the subject many times and has drawn up two main reasons as to why an abortion can legally be carried out so long as the pregnancy hasn't reached its 24th week....   [tags: Papers] 622 words
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Abortion - Abortion Abortion is a very controversial subject and many people have varied attitudes and opinions on its rights and wrongs. It is vital that in society that more and more people become anti-abortion before it is a trend that spirals out of control. Abortion means to end something before it has been made complete. There are two types of abortion, spontaneous abortion and induced abortion....   [tags: Papers] 647 words
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Abortion - Abortion In America alone, approximately 1.5 million abortions are performed every year. That is about one abortion every twenty seconds, yet nothing is being done to reduce these numbers. Why does the law allow the murders of so many innocent babies to continue. The answer is simple, it shouldn’t. Abortion is wrong and should be stopped. This fact is apparent when one sees the suffering that abortion causes, not only to the baby, but to many others as well. All this damage can be so easily avoided when one sees the alternatives and the truths behind abortion myths....   [tags: Papers] 697 words
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Abortion - THE MANY SIDES OF ABORTION The medical definition of abortion is, " the termination of a pregnancy by loss or destruction of the fetus before birth. It can be either spontaneous or induced, and the latter is an act with many legal and ethical ramifications." Abortion is a very controversial subject and there are many different positions that one could take, none which are either all right or all wrong. Before any one makes a decision as to how they feel on the subject, one should look at the different sides to the issue....   [tags: essays research papers] 762 words
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