Abortion Should Not Be Legal Essay

1932 Words Apr 24th, 2015 null Page
Abortion is the early or premature termination of pregnancy that results in the loss of a human life. This controversial issue has been sparked debate between those with pro-life and pro-choice ideals. Pro-life advocates believe that pregnant women should not have the right to abort a human life because it would constitute murder. On the other hand, pro-choice supporters believe that women have the right to make decisions about their bodies and ultimately, the right to make a decision to either terminate the pregnancy or carry the baby to term. Although women may have the right to decide what is best for themselves and their body, it remains a fact that a fetus is considered a human being at conception, and abortion is, therefore, the act of ending its life. The process of abortion should be considered a murder and should not be prohibited as a way to escape the responsibilities that come with producing a human life. In other words, abortion should not be accepted in society because it allows individuals to get away with denying the natural rights of an unborn child. Before we get into the crucial debates and point of views of both pro-life and pro-choice advocates, we must first understand when life begins for an unborn baby. Dr. Dianne Irving a former career-appointed bench research biochemist/biologist, an M.A. and Ph.D. philosopher discusses in the article the scientific myths and facts surrounding the question of, “When a life of a human being begins?” One fact Dr.…

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