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Abortion Essay

  • Submitted by: astorie
  • on August 19, 2015
  • Category: Social Issues
  • Length: 699 words

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Below is an essay on "Abortion" from Anti Essays, your source for research papers, essays, and term paper examples.

There has been 1,344,859,350 abortions since 1980’s and still rising. Abortions are the termination of an unborn innocent baby. Abortion should be illegal because it is murder, they are a living being from conception, and a gift from God’s gift, and it's believed that every living being has a purpose behind his/her birth.

A pregnant women gets hit by a man in a car accident, the man gets charged with manslaughter. Although if a women wishes to get an abortion she doesn’t get any charges related to manslaughter just as the man would be hitting the pregnant women. Some disagree that rape or incest the women would have major health problems however abortions could as well cause health issues to the women. Not only that she could possibly not be capable of carrying another child if she pleases to. May 4, 2015, a 10 year old girl from Paraguay got rejected an abortion from the government after being raped by her stepfather because she was in her third trimester. In a third trimester of pregnancy the baby has already developed eyes and is opening them, he/she is practicing breathing and all the bones are developed. The 10 year old wanting an abortion in her third trimester is the same as killing a newborn baby.

In 2009, “The 14-year-old Afghan rape victim told the doctor that her brother took her to a cowshed, where he and her mother held her down as he cut out her 5-month fetus with a razor blade, then stitched up the wound with string” (CBS News). Some people assume that they aren’t killing the baby they are just aborting the fetus. Fetuses are a living, growing human beings. DNA makes up our entire body, it makes people who they are, and how they act.   and the first DNA strand is made within an hour after conception. If DNA makes up every human and DNA is starting to build after an hour how is it okay if you have an abortion if it’s similar to killing an adult. Pregnancy has it stages with women, so birth is just a stage for the unborn child, the child knows...

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