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Pro-Life: The Opposite of Pro-Death - Pro-Life: The Opposite of Pro-Death Careful attention to the truth has never been standard operating procedure for pro-abortion advocates. Therefore, it should not be any suprise that half-truths, and misrepresentations, and many outright lies have permeated the pro-abortion propaganda campaign. Pro-choice is just a phrase used by people who know the absurdity of legal abortions and infanticide. Pro-life advocates have a more simple and straight forward approach: Pro-life is not the opposite of pro-choice, but the opposite of pro-death....   [tags: Anti-Abortion Pro Life] 899 words
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A Secular Defense of Pro-Life - A Secular Defense of Pro-Life The pro-life stance on abortion is often associated with and defended by traditional Christian beliefs , ; however, this paper will argue that it can and should be defended with secular arguments that appeal to reason and our shared human condition. This paper will try and counter the notion that the argument is simply another battlefield where religion and secular thought meet. Rather, it is an important issue that carries with it heavy implications not only for the religious but also for the secular....   [tags: abortion, human rights, pro choice]
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The Right to Life: Pro-Life - Opinions, views and emotions run high and passion is their fuel. Pro-Choice activists declare it is a woman’s right to choose what she does with her own body. The biology versus medical definitions proclaim that an embryo is not yet a human life; as conception begins two to three weeks after implantation occurs, a heartbeat is heard, and a the embryo can sustain life outside of the womb. The laws vary from state to state and in our home state of Texas political parties clash so hard the state shakes with a jolt felt across the country....   [tags: Human Life, Abortion, Pregnancy]
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Abortion: The Pro-Life Movement - Roe v. Wade There really cannot be a discussion about being pro-life or the pro-life movement without first discussing Roe v. Wade. This monumental Supreme Court Case, which was decided over forty years ago, is what has put the pro-life, pro-choice debate front and center. Some have even said that the two sides are “ensnared in a violent and deadly war” (Tomlin, 1994, 423). With the decision the pro-lifer’s were now in opposition to the status quo, while putting “pro-choicers within the established law” (Vanderford, 1989, 167)....   [tags: pro-choice, constitutional rights]
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Pro Life vs. Pro Choice - The federal government should restrict abortions because abortions strips an American child of its rights to life, puts women’s lives in jeopardy, and allows Americans to have a way to desert the consequences of their actions. The most fertile ages for a woman are twenty to twenty four years of age. With that being said it more common for a younger woman to become pregnant. Having children or planning to have or not to have a family is one of the biggest decisions of a woman’s life. There is no such thing as perfect time to start a family....   [tags: abortion, right to life, getting pregnant]
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Abortion: Pro-Life and Pro-Choice - Abortion is an issue which separates the American public, especially when it involves the death of children and women. When an abortion occurs, the medical doctor removes the fetus from the pregnant woman. This particular act has separated the public. Many believe that abortion is not morally and ethically correct. On the other hand, some people believe that carrying and delivering the unborn child will hinder the safety of the mother, then an abortion is needed. Each view has its own merit in the debate....   [tags: morality, ethics, criminal abortion laws]
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Pro-Choice or Pro-Life? - Abortion is a highly controversial topic of debate; this debate evokes strong emotions on both sides. Abortion is a pretty cut and dry topic; you are either Pro-Life or Pro-Choice. Pro-life advocates are people who believe abortion is ethically and morally wrong, and that it is the government’s job to protect all people including the lives of unborn children. Pro-choice supporters say that it is not the government’s responsibility to protect the unborn children, and women should have the right to determine whether or not they continue with their pregnancies; by choosing to have an abortion....   [tags: Abortion]
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Pro choice vs pro life - The debate between pro-choice and pro-life has been going on for quite a while now, and will continue to do so. The pro-choice side fighting for the women’s right to abortion and pro-life fighting for the fetus’ life. In the book How the Pro-Choice Movement Saved America : Freedom, Politics, and the War on Sex Christina , Page talks about abortion and all other topics that go hand in hand with it such as sex and contraception to evaluate their effect on the American culture in the twentieth and the twenty-first centuries....   [tags: Sex in American Culture, Contraceptives]
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Pro-Choice vs. Pro-Life: No Correct Answer - Abortion is the ending of a pregnancy before birth; it causes the termination of the embryo or fetus inside the women. There are two different types of abortion, a spontaneous abortion, which is also known as a miscarriage, and an induced abortion, where the embryo or fetus is purposely removed from the women’s body. The topic of induced abortion has been widely debated for hundreds of years. The issue of abortion was argued way back in the time of the ancient Hebrews. In the United States it became illegal around the mid 1800’s and not until the 1960’s was the argument for the right to abort brought back to the table....   [tags: Abortion, Argumentative, Pro-Choice] 1703 words
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Pro-Life: Abortion is Unethical and Immoral - Among the Nations leading controversy’s, the bilateral issue of abortion seems to be a popular yet, contentious debate. For several decades, abortion has been a never ending conflict that has caused a division among society. This bitter political brawling has created a pointless stalemate that has left the abortion issue unresolved. What is right and what is wrong. Should a woman be allowed to have an abortion and deprive a child from life or should she be forced to forfeit her right to make her own decisions....   [tags: social issues, argumentative, persuasive ]
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Personal Mission for Being Pro-Life - LIFE. This is my passion. My mission. My heartbeat. My calling. My life is dedicated to bind up the brokenhearted, and to stand up for those who have no voice, whether they are disabled, elderly, orphaned, unborn or considered “useless”. My life mission is to stand up for life, and to ensure that all people are cared for and loved, because they are uniquely created by God. My life mission is to play my part well in History: His Story. This is a story about the journey of my life, and how I have grown in my love for LIFE....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Goals, Career] 916 words
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Why I Am Pro Life - Pro Life I am against abortion because they can be very dangerous to the health of women. I believe there is a safer alternative to abortion. Abortion goes against the moral values of my religion and cultural background. Abortion is the process of ending a pregnancy by removing or killing the fetus inside a pregnant woman. There are various ways in which one can do this process; by medical, surgical, or physical procedures. The medical process includes taking various drugs to end the pregnancy over a period of time....   [tags: Abortion, argumentative, persuasive] 693 words
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Abortion: Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice - Abortion is never an easy decision, but women have been making the choice for thousands of years. It has become a large dilemma since 1973, when the U.S. Supreme Court passed a law making the procedure legal, and an even larger controversial issue. The controversy is divided into “Pro-Choice” and Pro-Life” views. Pro-Choice supporters believe that the woman should have to choice whether to abort or not. Pro-Life supporters believe that it should be illegal to abort and preformed. However, there are many ways for this procedure to be performed....   [tags: Informative, Expository]
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Abortion: I Am Pro-Life - One of the most controversial issues in society today is abortion, and as of now, is morally acceptable because of Roe vs. Wade. However, when a study taken by Minnesota reveals that women who have had an abortion have 10 times the risk of committing suicide than women who have not had an abortion, it’s time to seriously think about whether or not abortion should be acknowledged as morally right. Considered by some to be a form of murder, anti-abortion laws should apply to all women in order to prevent any emotional mishaps of the abortion victim and to save the lives of the innocent human beings not yet born....   [tags: Argumentative Essay, Persuasive Essay]
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Abortion and Pregnancy: Pro Life - ... The regrets that may follow an abortion are a lot harder to shake than the physical damage. A majority of abortion arguments center around the mother and child, but in some cases there is also a father involved. The mother is not always the only person involved in making the decision even though she has the ultimate say. Joe Messerli, a man with multiple degrees in politics and medicine, stated that, “Women who have abortions often suffer major psychological damage…along with, in some cases, the father of the child,” (Messerli.)....   [tags: abortion, the right to choose]
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Abortion: The Truth About Pro-Choice - When talking about abortion, there are so many things that come to mind, it is hard to stay focused on what the issue is really about, but in the end it really all boils down to some of the most basic rights we as individuals living in this country start with from birth. “…That all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights, of which, when they enter into a state of society, they cannot, by any compact, deprive or divest their posterity; namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring and possessing property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety” (SparkNotes: The Declaration of Independence (1776))The practice of aborti...   [tags: Pro-life, fetus, pregnancy cycle, pregnancy]
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The Burden of Abortion, Pro Life - The Burden of Abortion, Pro Life In this world of war and struggle , the price of life has sky rocketed due to the selfishness of mankind. The obligations a woman is faced with throughout her life can be overwhelming, natural occurrences such as pregnancy and menstruation are no small worry, the kind of burden no male could ever imagine undergoing. The most heavily debated burden of women all across the world is the dreaded abortion. Each year, 46 million women worldwide experience an abortion, a fact that would make anyone sick to their stomach, bringing up the question, should abortion be legal....   [tags: Papers] 453 words
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Abortion: Pro-Choice is the Wrong Choice - Ronald Regan (1983) said “Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born” (pg. N/A). He was saying that a person who had a chance to live is ending the life of another person, who wasn’t allowed an opportunity to say whether or not he/she wanted to live. So abortion should not be considered as the only way to get out of a pregnancy because the woman could get breast cancer after the abortion process is over, the person may experience psychological damage due to aborting the child, and the woman is ending a human life. The first reason abortions should not be allowed is because the woman could get breast cancer after having the abortion....   [tags: The Right to Life, Pro-Life Essays] 776 words
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The Pro-Life Nazi March - The Pro-Life Nazi March The picture of a bloody fetus torn apart by a surgeon's scalpel danced overhead in the cloudy sky. I stared at the swaying poster and at the tiny body lying in a green garbage bag. Around it, hundreds of similar signs filled the sky with bright words and colors as a huge mass of men, women and children paraded under them in a huge march. I stared at the marchers, disbelieving of the sight in front of me. They were the Pro-Lifers, marching in favor of banning abortion as a choice and a right for women....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing] 1307 words
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Abortion: A Pro-life Argument - Abortion: A Pro-life Argument Ellen Willis’s “Putting Women Back into the Abortion Debate” (2005) is an argument that supports women’s rights and feminism in terms of allowing all abortions to occur. She discusses abortion with the perspective that women’s rights are the issue, not human life. This argument is not accurate. Abortion is almost completely about the rights of every human being. People who are for abortion need to know a fertilized egg is just as important as someone already living, that an unborn child cannot control its need for someone to rely on for survival, and that they must accept the gender they were given without thinking it eliminates rights....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Papers]
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Pro Choice vs Pro Life - Pro-Choice vs. Pro-Life Abortion is unethical and immoral. These are the thoughts of many Americans in our society. If a woman gets pregnant than she should have to deal with her "problem." However there are many circumstances that arise that could make that a difficult and sometimes impossible decision. Instead of every woman that becomes pregnant having no say in whether they have their child, there should be an age limit set. The legal age of a woman having an abortion should be set at 18. It should be illegal for anyone at the age of 18 or over to have an abortion....   [tags: Ethics] 402 words
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Abortion: Pro-Life is the Logical Argument - Suppose your mother was not planning on having a child when she was pregnant with you. Suppose your father was abusive to her. Suppose she was not even ready to be a mother or prepared to have a baby. Aren’t you still glad that she didn’t put her right to choose what goes on within her body before your right to life. Ronald Reagan once said, “I've noticed that everybody that is for abortion has already been born” (qtd. “Quotations about Abortion”). Because a fetus is a human being from the moment of conception, aborting is murder and therefore it should be just as illegal as taking the life of a grown human is....   [tags: Argumentative Essay, Persuasive Essay] 1568 words
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The Fetal Position: A Pro-Life Argument - Each year there are roughly 6 million pregnancies in the U.S., with 20% resulting in the termination of the fetus, or abortion in other terms. Mathematically, that is estimated to be 1.2 million babies that have no hope for a future outside the womb (American Pregnancy). Everyone has a right to life; this right is exercised in many parts of the American life, namely the Declaration of Independence (The Abortion Controversy 113-116). Therefore, the United States’ federal government should go to greater lengths to prohibit these so called ‘abortions’ in every case, regardless of the situation....   [tags: Abortion ]
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Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice - This article is another piece of written truth as to how one’s social upbringing reflects their views and opinions. The average pro-life activist tends to be a lesser-educated individual who grew up seeing family life as a root to all means. Her parents were of a lower income bracket, barely finished high school, and more that likely her parents provided many siblings. She wed directly out of high school to a low income white collar worked and has many children herself. The pro-life activist believes strongly in the church and the fact that the main purpose of sexuality is procreation....   [tags: essays research papers] 660 words
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Pro-Life Editorial Response - Dear Mr. Shawn Nauman, This letter is in response to your March 1, 1995 editorial regarding abortion. It must have been very tough at times, growing up with parents who were so young and unprepared for a child. I must commend your parents for doing such a wonderful job of raising a son who grew up to be so vocal with his opinions and thoughts. I realize with your mother being a teenager at the time of your conception, and with the timing of her pregnancy, with regards to the infamous Roe v. Wade decision, that the issue of abortion is perhaps an issue that is very personal one....   [tags: essays research papers] 1550 words
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The Pro Life Fetal Rights Movement - The Pro Life Fetal Rights Movement Problems with format Pro-life rhetoric is reshaping history to make room for a new class of citizens. The members of this new identity group are called "fetuses," and their legal protection is crucial to the heritage of and future of America. Lauren Berlant, in her essay, "America, 'Fat,' the Fetus"; describes the pro-life motivation to present fetuses as a class of citizens, and thereby add "a new group of "persons" to "the people"" (Berlant, 98). To do so, pro-lifers exploit the current convergence of public and private spheres....   [tags: Government Laws Fetus Papers]
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The Role of Morality and Life in Abortion - Every day, thousands of babies are suctioned out of their mothers’ wombs through a procedure called abortion. Rejected by their mothers and regarded as medical waste by their killers, both of whom the law protects, these babies seemingly have no right to protection or life themselves. In fact, society allows these babies to die silently, with no recognition or acknowledgment of their humanity. One of the largest arguments between the two sides, pro-choice and pro-life, centers around when a fetus is defined as a human or a person....   [tags: pro-choice, pro-life, fetus, humanity, pregnancy]
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Abortion: A Controversial Subject - Abortion can lead to unwanted memories, serious health complications, stress, depression, guilt, and burden (procon.org). Most women think that they should have the right to choose, they are considered as Pro-Choice. The other women who don’t agree and think that abortion is wrong and shouldn’t be legal are considered Pro-Life. Abortion is a controversial subject that many don’t agree on. Pro-Life is women that want all mothers to be happy and wanting all children to live and are against abortion....   [tags: pro-life, pro-choice]
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Abortion: Is it Possible to be both Pro-life and Pro-Choice? Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan - In this paper, I will investigate the right to life for embryo based on Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan’s article “Abortion: Is it Possible to be both “Pro-life” and “Pro-Choice”?” My conclusion is an embryo is a potential person thus it has the right to life. Sagan and Druyan argue that embryo does not have human characteristics; therefore it is acceptable to abort it. I will show that embryo is at least a potential person, so it has the right to life. First, I want to convince embryo may not be a person....   [tags: person, Boethius]
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Women's Rights: Unification of Pro-Life and Pro-Choice through Feminism - Abortion and Women's Rights: Unification of Pro-Life and Pro-Choice through Feminism January 22, 1973 is a day that, in the eyes of many modern feminists, marked a giant step forward for women's rights. On this date the U.S. Supreme court announced its decision in Roe v. Wade, a verdict that set the precedent for all abortion cases that followed. For the first time, the court recognized that the constitutional right to privacy "is broad enough to encompass a woman's decision whether or not to terminate her pregnancy" (Roe v....   [tags: Pregnancy Female Abortion Essays]
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Pro-Life or Pro-Choice: Abortion Analyzed Through the Sociological Lens - Throughout the course of history, many sociological issues have become relevant throughout Canada. These issues and their effects on society are part of the reason in which things are they way they are today. This research essay examines one of the most controversial sociological issues in all of history: abortion. To begin, a brief history of abortion in Canada is provided. From there, it discusses and analyzes the many laws or lack thereof regarding abortion in Canada. By analyzing the laws and legislation that has been put in place by Canadian government, it is easy to see how people can assume different positions on this topic....   [tags: Canada, women's rights, legalize abortion]
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Abortion: The Fetus Has A Right To Live - Globally, the practice of abortion terminates millions of pregnancies every year. In the United States alone, abortion “peaked in 1990 (1.6 million), and public support for abortion peaked soon thereafter”. This statistic was averaged to 1.3 million every year. Historically, two opposing groups have emerged in debates over abortion-the “Pro-life” and the “Pro-choice.” The main question is in the determination of whether a fetus is “human” or “nonhuman.” The pro-life camp believes that the fetus is a human from the moment of conception, and any attempt to remove an early pregnancy is simply an act of “murder”, and a denial of life to the helpless unborn....   [tags: Abortion, Pro Life Essays]
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The Controversy Of Stem Cell Research - The topic of stem cell research is highly controversial. Although most people who consider themselves "pro life" are the main opposition for this potentially beneficial research, most people do not fully comprehend what stem cells are, much less the implications of them. In a highly generalized statement, stem cells are cells with no specialization. This allows them to form into the majority of cells in the body, depending on where they were from. In this essay I’m going to not only offer a plethora of information regarding stem cells, but make an in depth analysis of the question that everyone wants the answer to, should stem cells be used....   [tags: orthodox christianity, pro life]
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The Controversial Topic of Abortion - One of the most controversial topics in society is abortion. The act of removing a fetus to end pregnancy has divided the world. Although abortion is being discussed among friends, politicians, and even on blogs in the modern era, it has been in practice in the US since the early 1800s. It was mainly done to keep unmarried women from having children if they accidentally got pregnant. They considered an unmarried pregnant woman not marriageable material so abortion was one way to hide that fact that woman were pregnant at one time....   [tags: Abortion Pro Life Choice]
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Abortion Should NOT Be Legal - There have been many wars fought in the history of the United States that are still accounted for today. Fairness in human rights has always been a battle in the past and is still being fought in every way possible today. One of the many battles that continue today is the debate for or against women having abortions. Twenty years ago, the fight was seen to have taken effect on the public, today the fight is still going strong, but with a few alterations in the Pro-life movement. Statistical numbers of abortions have changed in the group of women receiving the procedure and affected by their economical statuses for the cause of the abortion....   [tags: Pro-Life Essays]
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Abortion: Birth Control For Whores - Abortion is one of the most controversial and highly debatable issues in the United States today. This hot topic has put both the supporting and opposing sides in an uproar to defend their positions. In abortion, a fetus is deliberately terminated from the woman’s womb. Though there are several different methods of abortion, they all aim to rid of the potential child. When carefully reading descriptions of the techniques to abort a fetus, one does not shrug it off their shoulders and write it off as morally acceptable....   [tags: Abortion Pro Life Essays] 911 words
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Abortion Should NOT Be Legal - “I’ve noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born” - - Ronald Reagan How would you feel if someone took away your ability to live. Imagine not having any say in whether or not you want to have a life. Well babies have no choice when they’re in their mother’s womb. If a woman aborts their baby, the baby has no choice but to go with it. Their whole future is demolished. I believe abortion is wrong when committing it for a selfish reason. An abortion is, the termination of a pregnancy after, accompanied by, resulting in, or closely allowed by the death of the embryo or fetus or the expulsion of a fetus by a domestic animal often due to infection at any time before complet...   [tags: Pro-Life Essays]
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Abortion Should Not be Permitted - “More than 95 per cent of all abortions are performed purely for convenience… 20 per cent are for genetic reason, and the other 75 per cent are purely elective” (Deem 2). Many people hear debates about abortion and ignore it, thinking that it definitely doesn’t apply to them. Well, it does. Thousands of babies are being killed every day, and people need to take action. If we continue to allow this monstrosity to happen, imagine what could come up in the future. Before we continue, let me define some vital terms (proceed to view powerpoint or note-board; define “Viability” “Roe v....   [tags: Argumentative Essay, Pro-life] 1200 words
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The Controversy Surrounding Abortion - For hundreds of years, the United States of America has been a country defined by its promising opportunities and freedom. However, America has proven many times it is not the promised land that many residents of other countries have viewed it to be. Issues like euthanasia, death penalty, freedom of speech, and abortion have given rise to questions of the freedom in America. Abortion has proven to be one of the more tenacious issues that has brought controversy to America. In the Encyclopedia Britannica, abortion is defined as “the expulsion of a fetus from the uterus before it has reached the stage of viability” (Encyclopedia Brittanica)....   [tags: fetus, pro-life, pro-choice]
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Abortion Should NOT Be Legal - "I am 17. One month ago, I had an abortion. My story is not tragic. No one made me get the abortion. It’s only my mother and me in the house. My father has never been in the picture. I broke the news to my mom, and she gave me every option and said whatever I chose, she would support me” (“Abortion Story”). October 3, 1973 was when abortion was legalized in all 50 states. Studies show that the abortion rate has dropped to the lowest point since becoming legal (Sandhya). That is a great statistic, but unfortunately, there are still women who continue to have abortions....   [tags: Pro-Life Essays]
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Abortion Should NOT Be Legal - “A person is a person, no matter how small.” -- Dr. Seuss This speech, given by Gianna Jessen -- an abortion survivor -- is, in my opinion, the most spectacular pro-life speech ever given. The highlights of this particular speech includes the way she arrested attention from her audience, her flawless extemporaneous delivery, and the unforgettable message she dramatically brings to life....   [tags: Pro-Life Essays]
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Abortion Should Be Illegal - Does having something that has a heartbeat being removed from your body okay. Or is it wrong to take a living part of you out. The questions on, if providing safe sex is good to talk about with children at the age of twelve a good idea or should this wait until they are of age. In that case when is the right age to speak about this. Much controversy has arisen with the organization known as Planned Parenthood. The organization has long promoted pro-choice stance on abortion. This has caused the group to conflict with pro-life supporters who believe abortion should be illegal....   [tags: planned parenthood, pro-life]
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Pro-Life - Pro-Life English I 1 Abortion, when the topic comes up, it is usually something people do not like to discuss. People may tend to avoid this issue for fear of offending or angering others but it is extremely important that the horrors of this brutal practice be addressed. During the years 1965-1996 over 515 million babies have been murdered, this is if you add the number of chemical and surgical abortions (www.rockforlife.org). This is what we need to understand: abortion kills and we need to know where it came from....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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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: The Right to Life, Pro-Life Essays] 1405 words
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Abortion Should Remain Legal - Abortion. This one word, or statement in this case, can be defined as death to some and as life to others. With two completely different explanations of a word, it is obvious that abortion is probably one of the leading topics of controversy in the world today. So, who will win the fight. The pro-choice supporters, or the pro-life supporters. It has been a battle since the first laws of abortion were enforced in the 1820’s. Neither parties are right, however neither is wrong. Abortion is a personal opinion that is conducted according to the personal reason....   [tags: The Right to Life, Pro-Life Essays] 1375 words
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The Battle Between Legality and Morality: An Abortion Dilemma - Abortion is inherently immoral because life begins at conception and therefore abortion is murder and infringes on ones unalienable rights to Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness stated in the Declaration of Independence. Abortion also takes a physical and emotional toll on both the fetus and mother and therefore the sanctity of life must be protected. Although pro-life advocates argue the moral side of abortion— the killing of the innocent is immoral, pro-choice advocates argue the legal standpoint—the illegalization of abortion is a breach of privacy and therefore is unconstitutional....   [tags: murder, liberty, pro-life, pro-choice, pregnancy]
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Abortion is MURDER - “If we accept that a mother can kill her own child, how can we tell other people not to kill each other. Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love, rather, to use violence to get what they want” -- Mother Theresa The thought of killing to most people is bone chilling and makes the hairs on the back of the neck stand up. Abortion is unjustifiable murder because that fetus being done away with is a human being that deserves the right to live just like the people participating in the act....   [tags: Pro-Life Essays]
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Abortion is MURDER - Mother Theresa once said, “If we accept that a mother can kill her own child, how can we tell other people not to kill each other. Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love, rather, to use violence to get what they want” (Ward). Ronald Reagan also once stated, “I’ve noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born” (Kurtzman). These widely known Pro-life advocates support the idea that abortion unjustly takes the life of a defenseless human being. The Roe vs....   [tags: Pro-Life Essays]
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Abortion Is Murder - An innocent child is killed because the mother is not prepared for a baby at that time in her life. Is it right for her to terminate her pregnancy because she doesn't want to raise a child. Abortion should be banned because too many babies are being killed from abortion, baby’s have been reported to survive abortions, and if you don't want a child or you don’t feel you could raise it you could always put it up for adoption. Some people believe that when an abortion is performed that the baby is not developed, or as some say, “a bunch of cells”, but the truth is that before a women even knows she is pregnant, about four days missed cycle, that a baby already has a beating heart at 18 days....   [tags: Abortion Pro Life Essays]
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Abortion: A Rational Look at an Emotional Issue - Is abortion the answer to getting rid of a child you cannot take care of no matter the reason. Abortion is defined as a surgical method used to terminate a pregnancy especially during the first six months. In my opinion, abortion is not the way to go. There are other options rather than killing a human being who has not even lived for days, or even months. Pro- life most literally means "for life", which is not the way many people see things nowadays. Normally, people choose to be pro- choice which means, "one has a choice whether or not to get an abortion because it is their life"....   [tags: pro-life, pro-choice, suicidal behavior]
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Marquis vs. Warren in the Case Against Abortion - Introduction There are many factors that are taken into consideration when determining if abortion is morally permissible, or wrong including; sentience of the fetus, the fetuses right to life, the difference between adult human beings and fetuses, the autonomy of the pregnant woman, and the legality of abortion. Don Marquis argues that abortion is always morally wrong, excluding cases in which the woman is threatened by pregnancy, or abortion after rape, because fetuses have a valuable future....   [tags: history, pro-life, morality]
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Should Women Have the Right to Abortion? - One morning in June 8, 1964 a woman was found “naked, kneeling, collapsed upon the floor, with a bloody towel between her legs” by a maid in a motel room in Connecticut. Gerri Santoro is one of the many American women that died from an induced illegal abortion in the United States prior to Roe v. Wade. Unfortunately since then anti-abortion activists have tried to revoke these rights and have successfully pass excessive regulations and limitations on abortion leading to limited amount of abortion clinics and providers....   [tags: pro-choice, pro-life]
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Different Views on Adolescent Abortions - Adolescent Abortions Should adolescents be given the right to choose to have an abortion without parental consent. The purpose of this paper is to unveil the opinions of pro-life and pro-abortion for adolescents. First and foremost, I will discuss what an abortion is and what the laws are in the United States pertaining to this subject. An abortion is when a pregnancy is terminated (BPAS, 2010). There are two types of abortion. One is having an abortion by taking a pill. Second, is having an abortion by having a minor surgical procedure (BPAS, 2010)....   [tags: parental consent, pro-life, pro-abortion]
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Abortion is Morally Wrong - Abortion is Morally Wrong Abortion, the termination of pregnancy before the fetus is capable of independent life, can either be spontaneous or induced. It is called "the knowing destruction of the life of an unborn child." (Mass General Laws Chapter 112 Section 12K) When abortion occurs spontaneously, it is called a miscarriage. However, when the loss of a fetus is caused intentionally, it is regarded as a moral issue. Abortion destroys the lives of helpless, innocent children and is illegal in many countries....   [tags: Pro Life Pro-Life]
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Abortion is Genocide - Abortion is one of the most controversial subjects in America. Despite the Supreme Court ruling that has allowed abortion, there is an ongoing debate over whether abortion is right. Some people that are pro-life say that abortion is like genocide, murder of millions that has been taking place legally in America since 1973. On the contrary, those that are pro-choice argue that abortion is not like genocide because it is not murder. The Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution guarantees that no one be deprived of life or liberty....   [tags: The Right to Life, Pro-Life Essays] 1522 words
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Abortion is the Problem, Not the Solution - Legalized abortion is an extremely controversial and often volatile issue talked about around the world. Abortion was legalized in the United Sates in 1973 after Roe won the lawsuit against Dallas County District Attorney, for not permitting her to terminate the pregnancy that had occurred as a result of a rape, which later was revealed as a false statement (“Roe v. Wade” P.2) From then 38010338 children have been aborted until 1998. In addition, specialists have estimated an increase of more than 9 million abortions until 2005, making a massive total of more than 40 million, which is 24 times greater than American war causalities since American Revolution to the Gulf war of nineteen ninety...   [tags: The Right to Life, Pro-Life Essays] 2145 words
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Abortion is Murder - Abortion has been one of the most popular and argumentative topics that has still yet to be settled. Ultimately the question we can ask when trying to solve this issue is whether or not pregnant women should have the right to kill an unborn baby. Abortion is the ending of a pregnancy before birth takes place and is a moral wrong. Can we as a society call ourselves human if we allow the deaths of unborn babies to take place. Those who take the side of pro-choice or as also known as pro-abortion often use statements concerning life, humanity, human rights and freedom to support their claims....   [tags: The Right to Life, Pro-Life Essays] 1038 words
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A Woman Has NO Right to Choose Muder (Abortion) - In our nation today, abortion is being used as another form of birth control. It is not until later, that the woman realizes the mistake she made. Abortion will continue to be taken for granted until it becomes illegal. Prohibiting abortion will prevent innocent babies from being deprived of life. Let's begin this essay by reading at a true life story of a woman who had an abortion. “I learned that I was pregnant at the age of eighteen, shortly after moving in with my boyfriend. Feeling scared and insecure, I didn't know how a baby would fit into my future....   [tags: Abortion Pro Life Essays]
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A Case Against Warren and Abortion - ... While they may not necessarily become good or moral people, it would still be absurd to consider someone with this illness less than a person. The third and fourth criteria, reason, and capacity for communication, are both in direct conflict with addressing the personhood of an infant or developmentally challenged individual. An infant, or even a toddler for that matter, are generally unable to successfully speak, read, or write a language on a level by which they can be fully understood by an adult, let alone use reason in decision-making situations past satisfying the basest of needs....   [tags: pro-life, personhood, morality]
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Abortion: A Heated Debate and Hot Topic in the United States - There are always a number of heated debates within the United States. These debates are always a hot topic and very controversial issues. Due to how controversial they are, is why they become such largely debated topics with many people having very different views on the specific topic. For example, there is a Democratic and Republican party in the United States; people either stick with one side or the other due to their beliefs and sometimes can be neutral or on the other party’s side for certain topics....   [tags: pro choice, pro life, abortion laws]
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Abortion Should NOT Be Legal - “If we accept that a mother can kill her own child, how can we tell other people not to kill each other. Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love, rather, to use violence to get what they want” -- Mother Theresa Prostaglandins are inserted into the vagina and Pitocin is injected intravenously (“Abortion Procedures”)....   [tags: Pro-Life Essays]
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Abortion Hurts a Women's Health - “I’ve noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born” - - Ronald Reagan Abortion, just saying the word will cause heads to turn, ears to perk, and elevates tension for everyone present. The topic evokes such strong reactions it should be included in the taboo list normally reserved for politics, religion, and money. As emotionally charged as the subject of abortion is, the practice itself is actually relatively new. Less than two centuries ago abortion wasn’t a large issue....   [tags: Pro-Life Essays]
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There Are Too Many Abortions - Abortion is the medical termination of a pregnancy that is unwanted by the mother who does not believe in carrying the child for a full term and the eventual delivery of the child. As one can imagine, many women have an inner conflict within themselves when making a decision on such a monstrous topic. Abortion, however, is not the same as a miscarriage, which is the natural ending of a pregnancy without the means of medical intervention. When comparing the two, abortion differs from a miscarriage by the simple fact that it is completed by means of medical procedures and medications rather than by natural means and causes (Lee)....   [tags: Pro-Life Essays]
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There Are Too Many Abortions - Every year the rate of abortions rises. From 2005 to 2011 the percentage of abortions has gone up. Most abortions now days are teen girls ranging between the ages of 14 and up. Each year, 1.7% of women age 15-44 have an abortion. In 2005, 1.21 million abortions were performed, over half of which were illegal. In 2010 1.13 million abortions were performed worldwide, in which 78% of them were performed illegally. Each year the amount of abortions go up drastically, instead of abortions why not give the baby up for adoption....   [tags: Pro-Life Essays]
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The Governing Powers of Abortion - Can you imagined being called a “little angel”–a term used to describe babies who have yet to live their lives as they have passed on to the other side. Life in the animal kingdom is often seen as violent as animals must find ways to survive like producing many offspring to offset the many that will inevitably die in the cycle of life. Us as humans follow the same path but parents have much “more” to worry about with their children. There’s down syndrome, disease, and unforeseen circumstances like miscarriages or sudden infant death syndrome....   [tags: pro-choice, pro-life, pregnancy, controversy, TAR]
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Abortion is Not Ethicial - When one thinks about a topic with many opinions and views, abortion come to mind. Is it murder if the child is not born yet. Abortion is one of the most controversial topics in the United States. Mother Teresa said “If we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell other people to not kill each other. Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love, but to use any violence to get what they want.” Some may think it is ethical to snatch the life away from an unborn baby....   [tags: The Right to Life, Pro-Life Essays] 738 words
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A Case Against Abortion - Every unborn child has the right to live, so why do people complete an abortion and kill the unborn baby. An abortion is very dangerous for a woman health, it is immoral, and punishes an innocent people. I believe that abortion should be illegal in the world. Humans become animals when they kill their own baby. First of all, the dictionary defines an abortion as “the termination of pregnancy and expulsion of an embryo or of a fetus that is incapable of survival.”(dictionary.com). There are several reasons why abortion should be illegal....   [tags: pro-life, morality]
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A Case Against Abortion - ... Carlin asked one clever question once during one of his stand ups, “How come when it’s us, it’s an abortion, and when it’s a chicken, it’s an omelet?”(Carlin). In my opinion, Carlin is referring to the damage being done to the actual living fetus. When an abortion is done, the fetus is chopped up into pieces and laid on a tray ready to dispose of. When someone asks for an omelet, the egg is cracked into two, cooked, and also chopped up into pieces ready to eat on the plate. Carlin compares both the fetus to the chicken that was once living in the egg....   [tags: pro-life, terminating pregnancy]
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An Argument Against Abortion - Abortion in America is a controversial issue in which both sides have valid arguments at face value. The pro-choice side has many arguments to support it belief in keeping abortion legal. Many of these are faulty, and argue points irrelevant to the issue as I will attempt to illustrate, thereby eliminating the main pro-choice arguments. The pro-life position has somewhat different ideas. The most popular of these is: The unborn entity is fully human from the moment of conception. Abortion results in the intentional death of the unborn entity....   [tags: Pro Life Pro-life essays research papers] 1034 words
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Abortion Is Murder - The topic of abortion is an extremely controversial issue in today's society, there are many separate views on the morality of it. Abortion is defined as the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy (“Abortion”). In other words, it is the murder of an unborn child. Throughout the past there has been several court cases related to abortion, in attempt to resolve the debate. For example, Roe v. Wade declared that unborn children are neither ‘persons’ nor are they entitled to the same constitutional protection as born children (“Roe V....   [tags: Abortion Pro Life Essays]
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Abortion is a Crime that Should be Outlawed - Approximately 42 million abortions occur a year worldwide. That is 3,500,000 a month, 115,000 a day, 4,800 per hour, and 80 per minute. About each second a baby dies due to abortion. Do these helpless babies really deserve being murdered without having a chance to live as a human being. Abortion is wrong. If a mother killed her baby after it was born, she would probably be charged of murder. What makes people consider that the baby’s life worthless and next important. This is because researches believe that a fetus isn’t an actual human and that it doesn’t feel pain....   [tags: The Right to Life, Pro-Life Essays] 632 words
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Abstinence is the Best Way to Prevent Abortion - “Statistical studies have repeatedly shown that people’s views on abortion are best predicted by their opinions on sex and “family” issues, not on “life” issues like nuclear weapons or the death penalty.” Willis, page 513. Women have many reasons for not wanting to be pregnant so they seek abortions. Many of these reasons are related to being mentally unprepared. One main reason why women get abortions is unintended pregnancy. A woman between the ages of 18-25 would consider abortion because she may have plans for her future that does not allow her at the present time to care for a child....   [tags: The Right to Life, Pro-Life Essays] 559 words
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Reasons to Legalize Abortion - Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy so that it does not result in the birth of a child. It is no secret the topic of abortion is widely debated. There are two main sides to this controversy: pro-choice and pro-life. Pro-choice supports the right of women to choose whether or not to go to full term with their pregnancy. Pro-life promotes the protection of the fetus, especially by outlawing abortion by equating it to murder. Yet pro-life advocates don’t take into consideration the emotional and physical damage to a woman who is forced to have a baby she may not want or be able to afford....   [tags: pro-choice, pro-life, pregnancy, religion]
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Life As A Commodity - Life As A Commodity Last night, George W. Bush, the President of the United States, announced a compromise policy on Federal support for stem cell research. His announcement made few people happy because it cut a path straight down the middle of the issue and carefully avoided making any significant ethical decisions about it. At the ethical heart of the matter is a question about using a human fetus for scientific (read "medical") research. For significant research to happen, the fetus must be "alive." After the research has begun (meaning removal of stem cells), the fetus is "dead." Thus, while there has been scientific research on human beings as long as anyone can remember, this resear...   [tags: Abortion Pro Choice Life Essays] 1182 words
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The Rising Debate About Abortion - “ The most beautiful necklace a mother can wear is not gold or gems, but her child’s arms around her neck.” (InspirationalQuotes). Children are a special gift from God, sent with a purpose in this world. With Abortion legal in the United States today, brings what some would say is a “right” for the mother to terminate the pregnancy. Is it really a “ right” to terminate a pregnancy. Terminating the pregnancy means to get rid of the baby through either a pill, or in some cases through a surgical removal of the fetus....   [tags: children, pregnancy, murder, pro-life, selfishness]
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Abortion: Killing the Innocent - Abortion is one of the most common medical procedures performed in the United States each year. The ninth amendment gave women the legal right to abort since 1789. Abortion has been thought of as a legal form of murder. Some argue that it is not murder, but a mother’s right. This gives women the opportunity to take the easy way out, which is selfish. More than 40% of all women will end a pregnancy by abortion at some time in their reproductive life. Abortion is taking another’s life, a life that you created and is dependent on you....   [tags: The Right to Life, Pro-Life Essays] 463 words
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Abortion is a Sin - Abortion is one of the most controversial social issues in today’s society. Over forty two million abortions are performed each year on legal and illegal grounds and one-hundred and fifteen thousand daily around the world. Abortion throughout human history has been practiced in every culture on earth. In primitive societies abortion was carried out by using sharp sticks or putting sheer pressure on women’s torsos. The result of which was vaginal bleeding. The greatest cultures which this world had fostered long before us also had their own methods of abortions....   [tags: The Right to Life, Pro-Life Essays]
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Abortions Should Be Illegal - Many young teens are getting abortions these days. About twenty-four abortions are carried out for every one hundred live births (Archbold). Abortions should be illegal in the United States because every baby should have a chance to live out his or her life. It should also be illegal because having an abortion is killing your baby, and that’s the same thing as killing another human being. Killing a person is illegal in the United States. So, why shouldn’t abortion be illegal too. Any baby that is reproduced should receive a chance to live....   [tags: The Right to Life, Pro-Life Essays] 424 words
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Abortions Should Be Illegal - Why are abortions legal. Do the doctors enjoy killing the babies since they can’t fight back or protect themselves. Do you know what the doctors do to the child when they are giving an abortion. Abortions are wrong and should be illegal around the world or at least in the United States. Abortions should be illegal; an abortion kills a human being that cannot fight back. How would you like if someone pulled you out of bed and duct taped your mouth shut, then just cut off your head. I don’t think that you would like it very well, but they wouldn’t give you a choice....   [tags: The Right to Life, Pro-Life Essays]
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Abortion is Murder - Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy. It has been going on for many centuries. No one knows when the first abortion was because many of them were never documented. Approximately half of the women in the United States have had at least one pregnancy that they aborted (“Abortion In”). In the 1820s there were laws forbidding abortion after fourth month of pregnancy. Many feminist, such as Susan B. Anthony are against abortion. Susan B. Anthony was an American civil rights leader in the 19th century (“Susan B....   [tags: The Right to Life, Pro-Life Essays] 1411 words
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