Abortion: Killing the Innocent

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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. At what point can one consider a life worthless and the next precious. Abortion is the termination of pregnancy anytime during the first trimester. It is deliberately killing our weakest and most defenseless among us. One of the issues surrounding the controve...

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