The Pros And Cons Of Abortion

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Abortion also called voluntary abortion is the removal of an embryo or fetus from the uterus in order to end a pregnancy. There has been a significant debate in the United States about whether or not women should be allowed to terminate their unborn child. As a believer in Christ, I support and defend the life of any child born and unborn and do not believe a woman should not be able to kill her child regardless of how the baby was conceived. God states clearly of his view of children as "gifts from the LORD; they are a reward from him"(Psalm 127:3). With abortion, women are allowed to freely and legally kill their child and in essence, kill their reward and gift from God. But, abortion has not always been a crime. During the eighteenth and…show more content…
In the state of Missouri where I reside Planned Parenthood facilities are placed in areas that have a generally poor income mainly residing in communities that are predominantly of African-American ethnicity. The Guttmacher Institute found that "the reasons patients gave for having abortions were a concern for or responsibility to other individuals; the inability to afford to raise a child; and the belief that having a baby would interfere with work, school or the ability to care for dependents. Half said they did not want to be a single parent or were having problems with their husband or partner." (https://www.guttmacher.org/fact-sheet/induced-abortion-united-states). And within that, there is a gap where those aborted children are supposed to be resulting in those of retirement age forced to work for a longer period of time. To understand God's view of abortion it is crucial to know who God is and who we are as human beings. God is eternal: God has no beginning, end, or succession of moments in his own being, and he sees all time equally vividly, yet God sees events in time and acts in time.

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