The Limited Justification for Abortion

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The Limited Justification for Abortion Abortion has been one of the hottest political issues over a number of years. The issue of abortion is a huge debate between pro-lifers, people against abortion, and pro-choicers, people who support abortion. Since the Roe v. Wade court case in 1973, which legalized abortion, laws dealing with abortion have been altered in each individual state. Due to these laws, organizations such as the National Organization for Women (NOW) and Feminists for Life of America (FFL), have been created to debate the issues of abortion and stand up for what they believe. The laws in Pennsylvania and the Christian Bible have their own perspective on this “hot button” topic of abortion. These sources have similar and opposing opinions that offer a never-ending argument on this issue. The abortion debate is an issue that will never come to be settled. If the law remains as is and keeps abortion legal there will always be a debate. 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??). Abortionists refer to the unborn child as a fetus because it has no life-like features and it is only an aspect of her body. Whether or not a woman has a right to do whatever she wants with her body is another issue of abortion. The woman’s right to reproductive right... ... middle of paper ... ...NARAL. Status of Abortion and Reproductive Rights In Pennsylvania. 1998. 26 September, 1999 http://www.naral.org/statelocal/parights98.html. Ohio Right to Life. Why Women Have Abortions. 1995. 23 September, 1999 http://www.ohiolife.org/stats/whyabort.htr. Robinson, B.A. Partial-Birth Abortions. 4 Mar 1999. 29 September, 1999 http://www.religioustolerance.org/abo_pba.htm#procedure. Stubblefield, Robert J. Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand. 1997. 29 September, 1999 http://www.intellectualactivist.com/tia/articles_new/lammo_abortion.html. Warren, Mike and Jeff Dwiggins. A Biblical Perspective on Abortion. 27 September, 1999 http://forerunner.com/aalarm/X0006_Abortion.html. Weinstein, Mira. On 25th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, NOW Asks “Who Still As a Choice?” 1998. 27 September, 1999 http://www.now.org/nnt/01-98/roe.html.
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