Abortion Is The Intentional Termination Of A Human Pregnancy Essay

1083 Words Mar 30th, 2015 5 Pages
Abortion is the intentional termination of a human pregnancy. A pregnancy is always a miracle and should be treated as such. An abortion here in the United States is able to legally be terminated before viability, the age at which a child is able to survive outside of the womb normally about 24 weeks (Johnson), not everyone follows this law. No one should be able to determine the fate of a child that hasn’t had the opportunity to live their life. Many women have chosen to determine the fate of their unborn child. There are a lot women that will have an abortion in their lifetime. Women will have a lot of different reasons for having an abortion and some of those consist of the high possibility of genetic syndrome, they were raped, don’t want a baby, the cost of caring for a child, the possible chance of death to the mother, and unsupportive fathers. Women that get an abortion may feel that for whatever reason they have for an abortion that it is worth killing an innocent little baby that hasn’t even lived their life yet. Even though women have reason for murdering their unborn child and it is legal to have an abortion up to viability the child has already started to develop. The baby has started to grow and develop. A developing baby is able to feel pain in the early stages of the 8th week (“AbortionFacts.com” Fact #13). “It is an indisputable fact that each and every legal, surgical abortion in America today stops a beating heart and stops already measurable brain waves”…

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