Argument Essay Against Abortion

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There is nothing as pure as a newborn baby. The moment you have a child, your life changes forever. As two souls become one to create something so beautiful, your love for your new born makes your heart feel as if it’s on the outside of your chest. Why would anyone want to get rid of that feeling? In spite of some opposition, I believe that there are several valid reasons why abortion should be against the law.
Those who are against abortion laws typically have several arguments why abortion should be legal. Many people believe that men and even the government shouldn’t have a say in what a woman wants to do with her body. People also argue that women who have been a victim of rape, have the right to abort because it can leave her in mental
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Everyone knows that a doctor has to take an oath before he or she is allowed to assist in helping people but not everyone knows exactly what the oath states. “Every American doctor must take this fundamental oath, which says, "first, do no harm". It threatens the very fabric of the entire medical field if doctors start using their own personal philosophies on life to decide who should or shouldn 't be harmed” (Messerli). Graduating medical students will recite, “I will neither give a deadly drug to anybody who asked for it, nor will I make a suggestion to this effect. Similarly, I will not give to a woman an abortive remedy. In purity and holiness, I will guard my life and my art” (“Abortion and the Hippocratic Oath”). Giving a pill to terminate a child would be considered a “deadly drug” because it takes a life away. Also, the statement clearly states that the new doctor will not perform an abortion on any women. Police officers get hammered by the media if they disobey their oath, so why is it any different for …show more content…
Murder is defined at, “the unlawful killing of a human being” (Brown). While abortion isn’t found to be “unlawful” yet, “federal laws already protect the unborn” (Brown). In high school, I took four years of law enforcement and learned that it is illegal for a pregnant woman to be put to death until after she has given birth. “The law declared that an innocent unborn person cannot be sentenced and put to death for a crime he did not commit. If the unborn child were not seen as a person in the eyes of the law, there would be no need for this prohibition” (Brown). Therefore, no matter how far along the mother is, the baby is considered a baby and not just a variety of cells. Also, one of the Ten Commandments states, “thou shalt not kill.” Notice that it doesn’t specify anything and bluntly states that all murder is wrong. Whether the fetus is 5 weeks old or 30 weeks, it’s still a baby. After all, Dr. Seuss said, “A person is a person no matter how

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