Pro Life's Opinion On Abortion

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About 32,101 pregnancies result from rape each year (Pubmed.gov). Each year thousands of woman are traumatized and haunted by their experience and on top of that, are pregnant with the child of the man who caused it. Abortion is a controversial subject that everyone has an opinion on. Abortion is the termination of early pregnancy, and must be done within the first twenty eight weeks of pregnancy. Two groups of people who have a strong opinion on abortion were formed; Pro-life and Pro-choice. People who believe in pro-life believe that a fetus has the right to life and therefore should not be terminated. They see abortion as a form of murder. Pro-choice advocates believe a woman’s right to decide what happens to her body (AbortionProcon.org). …show more content…
The opinions of people usually fall into two groups; pro-life and pro-choice. Pro-life advocates believe that abortion is murder. They feel strongly that terminating a pregnancy is terminating a life. Often time’s abortion is against a religion. At the point of conception a fetus is recognized by god, therefore terminating a pregnancy is a form of murder which disobeys many religions (AbortionProcon.org). They believe a fetus is a human and has the right to life. Pro-life supporters think Planned Parenthood should no longer be government funded and that abortion should be illegal. Pro-choice supporters believe a woman has the right to her body and any decisions that are made about her body. They believe a woman has the right to an abortion if she chooses to do so. At the point of conception a fetus is only a cell (AbortionProcon.org). Henry Morgentaler, president of Humanist Association of Canada, says “Even if you have a hundred bricks, or two hundred bricks, it is not yet a house. For it to be a house it needs walls, plumbing, electricity, and a functional organization. The same is true for a developing embryo.” (Morgentaler). They believe the fetus is not a human yet and therefor abortion is not terminating life it is merely terminating a cell. Pro-choice advocates think Planned Parenthood should remain government funded and abortion should remain

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