Debate of Life

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On average, about 1.21 million abortions are executed annually from unintended pregnancies. Many people believe that a woman should have the choice to abort the life that she created. But they do not take into consideration that the word unintended essentially means accidental. Most people do not look ahead before they do something. Why should a baby’s choice of life be taken away when they did not have the choice to be created. It wasn’t their mistake that they were created. Once life is established, it should not be destroyed. Abortion should be illegal because it is a form of murder, there are lots of alternatives to abortion and many ways to prevent pregnancy, and because a woman’s physical and psychological health can be damaged in and after the process. There has been a continuing debate about whether life begins in the womb or at birth. But it should be obvious to all people that life begins at the moment of conception. Dr. Alfred M. Bongioanni, a professor of pediatrics and obstetrics at the University of Pennsylvania, testifies against a U.S. Senate committee, “I am no more prepared to say that these early stages [of development in the womb] represent an incomplete human being than I would be to say that the child prior to the dramatic effects of puberty…is not a human being. This is human life at every stage,” (NAAPC). If, from the moment of conception and on, are the stages of a human life, then at every stage is a human being. Our laws protect us, stating that it is forbidden to kill another human being. But then why are Pro-Abortionists slowly, but surely influencing how we view a human life? “Our laws should protect the unborn just as they protect the born,” (Lyons). Abortion is murder and shouldn’t be thought as ... ... middle of paper ... ...entSet=IAC-Documents&version=1.0>. Lyons, Peter. "Abortion Morality." Chicago Tribune. Tribune Company, 9 May 2003. Web. 7 Apr. 2014. . Messerli, Joe. "Should Abortion Be Banned (Except in Special Circumstances Llke Saving the Mother's Life)?" Balanced Politics. Balanced Politics, 7 Jan. 2012. Web. 15 Apr. 2014. . NAAPC. National Association for the Advancement of Preborn Children, n.d. Web. 10 Apr. 2014. . ProCon.org. "Abortion ProCon.org." ProCon.org. 4 June 2013. Web. 1 Apr. 2014. Torr, James D. Abortion: Opposing Viewpoints. Farmington Hills: Greenhaven, 2006. Print. WebMD. WebMD, 22 May 2013. Web. 15 Apr. 2014. .

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