Abligation Essay: Abortion Is A Moral Problem

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Abortion: a moral problem
Individuals hold different views on the issue of abortion. There are those who agree, others who reject it and some others who choose an intermediate attitude. Whatever position an individual takes must be substantiated. For the purposes of this paper, it is important to discuss the point of view of Catholics against abortion. The Catholic Church has always defended that “Human life is sacred because from its beginning it involves the creative action of God and it remains forever in a special relationship with the Creator, who is its sole end.” In recent decades it is difficult to talk about the issue of abortion because it has become a controversial and complicated topic; simply because the human being has lost
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This act represented a real contradiction to the natural obligation of the physician to defend life to their ultimate consequences. Why this represents a moral problem? Abortion is a moral problem because it destroys or kills an innocent person’s life, and this is a morally reprehensible act, because they are not killing a single cell, as many argue, but a human being who is in the process of development and growth. This new life already owns a soul, gender and it has defined its own DNA, all that it will be when fully developed. Development refers not to the human being it will become, because the unborn is already a person, a human being from the moment of conception. Kevin E. McKenna states “the moral gravity is apparent if we realize that we are dealing with murder since the one being eliminated is a human being at the very beginning of life.” The French geneticist, Dr. Jerome Lejeune defended that “the human life begins at the moment of conception.” It is stated clearly and unequivocally that there is human life from the moment of conception, and not just a bunch of cells like pro-abortion people claim. For this reason, the moral problem lies in the lack of …show more content…
It destroys the life of a human being because it is not only the unborn child who is prevented from growing in the womb of the mother, but also the mother who loses her peace when she accepts the reality. As a result she is condemned to live in the darkness of guilt and regrets the act for the rest of her life. Hard as it sounds, abortion is the opposite to the natural order of things and automatically induces a feeling of guilt. Women must, however, admit guilt to live with it. Along with this, it is also a social problem, because it hinders the growth and development of life and causes psychological disorders in the mother and the father who allowed the act to occur. I believe that we must never lose sight of or forget that all human beings from the moment of conception have a divine imprint, because God created us in his image and likeness. Therefore. "Human life must be respected and protected absolutely from the moment of conception. From the first moment of his existence, a human being must be recognized as having the rights of a person – among which is the inviolable right of every innocent being to life.” . Given these points, it is undetermined whether the issue of abortion will ever be solved. Nonetheless, it will continue to be a controversial and complicated topic as long as society ignores the moral obligation to protect life at all cost. Human life of

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