Abortion

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According to Webster’s dictionary, abortion is the termination of pregnancy after, accompanied by resulting in, or closely followed by death of the embryo or fetus. I believe that abortion should be illegal. Our world today is full of unsolved, devising and controversial issues. Most of them relate to our morals, ethics, and religion, thus creating a very strong ‘Yes’ and ‘No’. If you were to come to any kind of conclusion on abortion, there would still be a downside to it, and that is primarily why the world cannot agree on this sensitive and emotional issue. Make no mistake-that from the moment of conception, a new human life has been created. Only those who allow their emotional passion to override their knowledge can deny it: only those who are irrational or ignorant of science doubt that when a human sperm fertilizes a human ovum a new human being is created. Do you consider something with a beating heart a living creature? A baby’s heart forms and starts beating in the fifth week of pregnancy: therefore, that would make abortion murder. Most people consider it murder to kill a baby the day after it is born. Then why would it not be murder to kill it before it is born? Abortions are often considered “the easy way out.” I feel that abortions are just selfish. There is no easy way out. I could not imagine living with the guilt of taking Maker 2 another’s life. Especially the life of something I created, and that ...

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