It’s a Child Not a Choice

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It’s a Child Not a Choice In the article “It’s a Child, Not a Choice”, published in February of 1992, author Diane Dew writes to persuade readers about the issue of pro life. Dew writes to women, pro choice and pro life activists in an effort to inflict a guilty conscience in the minds of those who select the choice of abortion. Her intent in writing this piece is to try to convince readers of the negative aspects and irrationality of following through with an abortion. To Dew, the issues of pro choice and pro life should no longer be debatable civil rights issues. Dew supports her convictions with coherent reasoning. Dew uses persuasive, strong and logical evidence to back up her claim on pro life. It is in her opinion that animals have more rights than an unborn child. She states that you could receive a ten thousand dollar fine for simply stepping on a snail and yet a woman can have her baby mutilated in the ninth month of pregnancy. Her claims and evidence are more than convincing. On such a sensitive and powerful topic readers are influenced by their own biased o...

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