Abortion, which is defined as a deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, is one of the most controversial issues in society. Many people believe that abortion is unethical and morally wrong, while others believe that it is a woman’s right to decide what to do with her body. According to www.census.gov, “the number of abortions performed annually in the U.S. has leveled off at 1.2 million a year” (1). This statistic supports how many women are choosing abortion. Although abortion is legal in the United States, many people continue to voice their opinions on how it is a human rights violation and should be illegal everywhere.
Abortion is also goes against the ways of the Church and the word of God. The Catholics view the world as God created everything in his own likeness and image and so killing someone is going against the Church. Catholic look at life as sacred and when you take a humans life it is going against God. If someone murdered someone, ... ... middle of paper ... ...on. Life is too short to get an abortion.
If the law changes and makes abortion illegal the debate will still remain. Either way, everyone will not always be happy. People will always have their own point of view, which can not be changed by any means. The main reason the issue of abortion is so debatable relies on the question if the procedure is killing an unborn child or simply removing a fetus. According to the Bible, which anti-abortionists support condemns the unlawful murder of an innocent, unborn human being (Warren and Dwiggins 19??).
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Some would say that that’s controversial and leave it at that; others could not comment at all. There are also those who completely support the reasoning that an unborn fetus is indeed a child, as well as those who are completely against that idea. Three topics discussed in this paper, explaining that abortion is wrong, that it should be prohibited, and the reasoning behind it, are of the following: abortion is a defiance of Scripture; it is immoral and is the killing of defenseless, unborn children; and it is harmful, in physical ways and mental ways. If that cannot be described as immoral, then what can? The first topic is that abortion is a complete defiance of Scripture.
Therapeutic abortion that is one of the most disputable topic in modern society is evident capable of generating intense passions, that lead to a great number of other social issues. In recent decades, on a global scale there is increasing pressure for changes in abortion which could lead to a various consequences. Selective abortion is permitted when a particular fetus is perceived as having undesirable characteristics. These include cases of sex-selective abortion where the unborn child is a girl, and the parents, for cultural or other reasons, want a boy or the fetus does not suit the parents in some other way. (Selective abortion, 2009) But generally, the reason for selective a... ... middle of paper ... ...ersity Press.
Negative effect of abortion on women’s health he deliberate ending of a pregnancy Abortion provides the chance for the mother to be able to decide whether she has a desire to keep her unborn. This act of ending a pregnancy has become very common and it is practiced all around the world, whether or not it is legal. Many questions this act as a crime, as a/the fact of taking control over one’s right of birth is unacceptable. Many religions believe that abortion is sinful and this aspect affects the people’s views on abortion. (1) Or no need to cite?
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