Essay on Abortion Is The Termination Of A Human Pregnancy

1563 Words Mar 23rd, 2016 7 Pages
An abortion is the termination of a human pregnancy. They are done by one of the three procedures, vacuum aspiration, suction curettage, or medication abortion. Vacuum aspirations can be done manually or by a machine. Manual vacuum aspirations involves the use of a syringe to suck the fetus out of the body. Machine vacuum aspirations use a cannula which gently sucks the fetus out. The suction curettage procedure involves going inside of the uterus and pulling out body parts of the fetus piece by piece (Dilation and Curettage With Suction). Medication abortion is usually used one to twelve weeks after a missed period. The pill causes you to basically miscarry the fetus.
It is said that the baby can feel and sense when they’re being aborted. In fact, it has been proven that a 20 week old baby in the womb feel pain more intense than a newborn baby and a adult. They feel pain stronger than others because they have a higher density of nerve receptors. Sometimes babies react to the tools and express unthinkable terror, they call this the silent scream(Thorn, Vicki). Abortions have been rehearsed in each society since the start of progress (Kaplan, Clair). They were not classified as a crime until the 14th century BCE and Christian Churches were the first to condemn them as a sin. Although abortions are viewed as a crime, they are still legal. 3 out of 10 women in the U.S. have an abortion by the time they are 45 years old. Some say the choice to get or to not to get an…

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