Argumentative Essay: The Issue Of Abortion

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Abortion takes thousands of innocent lives a year. This is a major issue that continues to grow, and many people do not realize how severe it is. Abortion is defined as the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy. The word “termination” is the action of something coming to an end. Abortion should be illegal because there are alternatives to an abortion, abortion is taking that tiny humans life away from them, and an abortion can leave a negative emotional and physical effect on the mother.
Abortion is literally ripping the fetus apart. A partial abortion is guided by an ultrasound. The abortionist then uses forceps to rip the child's entire body off and pulls it out of the birth …show more content…

If the mothers life is in danger, then she should be able to have the choice on aborting or risking her own life. Abortion should also only be allowed legally, in the case of a rape victim. Sadly, there is several women, even children, who have been a victim of rape. Sometimes that rape results in a pregnancy. Most rape victims go into a depressed state, and not be well enough to care for a child. The mother, may also resent her child and not want the child because it reminds her of her tragic experience. Abortion should only be allowed to the mothers who go through court, and get permission to abort from the court. This helps prevent the hundreds of children who are victims of abortion …show more content…

Some mothers who have aborted, feel depressed, regret, and it will often haunt them lifelong. Although an abortion is a procedure done hundreds of times a day, it is still very dangerous for the mother. The reasoning behind abortion being legal, is because people have argued and they believe that a fetus is not considered to be its own person. A fetus is a breathing, living, seeing, hearing person as early as the age of 14 weeks. An unborn baby’s heart starts beating at 20 days, and the brain starts to give off brainwaves at just 40 days. Abortions are allowed up to 28 weeks after conception. Every single day, more than 3,000 american babies are killed by abortion. The number of american babies killed by an abortion each year is nearly equal to the number of U.S military deaths that have occurred in all of the wars that the United States has ever been in, combined. 86% of all abortions are done for the sake of convenience. Since the legalization of abortion in 1973, over 56 million unborn children have been killed , thats more than the entire populatiion of spain. That's 155 babies per hour, about 1 every 24 seconds. These numbers are only going to grow, if we do not do anything about it. Abortion is murder, that we are allowing, just to help the mother get out of having the child. These poor little souls cant do anything about it. Their lives are taken from them every single day. We need to

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