Abortion And Pro Death On The Death Penalty Essay

1159 Words Nov 29th, 2015 5 Pages
Making the Ultimate Choice

“You can 't reconcile being pro-life on abortion and pro-death on the death penalty” as was stated by Tom Wright. Tom Wright is a leading British New Testament Scholar and retired Anglican bishop. Abortion is the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first twenty-eight weeks of pregnancy.While some feel that abortion should be illegal and restricted, others feel it should be legal and freely accessed. As a result of this debate two groups have emerged, the pro-life and pro-choice. Pro-life supporters claim that life begins at conception, therefore abortion at any stage of pregnancy is murder. On the other hand Pro-choice supporters claim that it is a woman’s right to choose what to do with her body. Abortion has been and always will be a controversial topic in terms of when life begins,religion,and politics.
Everybody has different point of views of when life really begins. “The genetic material that leads to conception is alive but is wrong to say it has a unique human identity at conception. That is theology or philosophy”(Growe,Star). The question, when does life really begin?, is very controversial among those who believe in science and those who follow their religious traditions also between Pro-life and Pro-choice supporters. Doctors make the decision of when life really begins based on the changes of survival. Nonetheless, the point at which a fetus is sufficiently developed to live outside the womb…

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