Compare And Contrast Pro Life Vs Pro Choice

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One subject in society that is greatly debated is abortion. These debates are divided into 'Pro-Life ' or 'Pro-Choice '. Pro-life people want abortion to be illegal and not permitted anywhere. Pro-choice people want the choice to be up to the woman and no one else. There is no ethical way to decide between the two subjects and it 's all based on what the person 's moral values are. The term of abortion is used to define the termination of a pregnancy before the fetus attains capacity for life outside the uterus. In all societies, women have so many reasons, sought to get an abortion. When a woman tries to self-induce an abortion it can cause serious physical risk to that woman. Today, abortions in early weeks of a pregnancy, by a trained doctor and proper conditions, can be a very safe procedure. (Americana, 1) In no society, in the present or the past has there been any dominant attitude toward abortions. The Greek philosophers Plato and Aristotle discussed abortion as a useful means of population control. Also under Roman law, abortion primarily reflected family rule by the husband, who on the one hand could order an abortion and on the other hand could punish or divorce his wife if she ended a pregnancy without him…show more content…
Pro-Choice People declare that a woman has the right to decide if she wants to have the baby or not. Additionally, supporters point out also that abortions, would take place even if the procedure was made illegal and that criminalization of it would lead to unsafe abortion practices, particularly among the poor. Pro-Life People see abortion as murder and a violation of the fetus 's right to live.Some people believe that accepting abortion will lead to the disregard for human life in general. Many advocates believe that the acceptance of abortion encourages sexual immorality. (Americana,
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