A Defense Of Abortion Thomson Analysis

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Judith Jarvis Thomson argues that abortion is justifiable due to the fact that in the early stages of pregnancy the unborn child is only a clump of cells and tissues. I, however will argue that Thomson’s views are inadequate due to simple life cycles and the false pretenses that an unborn child isn’t a real “person”.
Thomson who, although has some very useable points from her paper “A Defense of Abortion” I still would have to disagree and stand firm in my position of anti-abortion. But we won’t get into that; just yet. Thomson, believes; in her own way that abortion is okay. And while there is some certain aspects where I would agree, her main argument is something I could never stand firm in. In her paper “A Defense of Abortion” Thomson
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As stated before there is a plethora of people who would adopt. But that isn’t my only argument, if you are willing to lay down and have sexual intercourse with whomever and not use a contraceptive how does that become the unborn child’s fault? It isn’t, if you are not prepared for a child, then do not lay down and do the work that brings a child into this world, especially if you chose not to use any sorts of protection; which I might point out there are plenty choices for …show more content…
However those are the only justifications that I will accept. Abortion is and always will be an unjust killing to me, it is taking the life of an innocent child who did not ask to be a part of this world. If you can lay down and do what it takes to bring a child into this world, then you should be able to deal with your responsibility. Abortion without an actual cause of needing one is the easy way out, a person can carry the baby full term and detach themselves from the fetus once the baby has arrived. I have argued that abortion is nowhere near morally correct, and that the unborn child is a human at conception. There may be some who disagree and that is alright with me, however whether the abortion is at week one or week thirteen there is still a killing of an innocent child and at the end of the day, those who chose that route has to live with that decision and the repercussions for the unjust

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