Pro Choice Vs Pro Abortion Essay

817 Words Oct 27th, 2016 4 Pages
The other day I got into an argument with a young gentleman on twitter about abortion. He tweeted “I can’t understand how anyone can be pro-abortion”. This tweet genuinely confused me because I was not sure that ‘pro-abortion’ is even a real term, so I replied to it, saying ‘Pro- choice not pro-abortion’ which he replied with ‘pro-choice is the same as pro-abortion’. I got angry with this because I cannot believe that some people truly believe that being pro-choice is translated into being ‘pro-abortion’. This is truly incorrect. In Sarah Maddington, the attorney for pro-choice in Roe v Wade case, opening statement she said, “We are not here to advocate abortion. We are here to advocate that the decision whether a particular woman will continue to carry or will terminate a pregnancy is a decision that should be made by that individual.” This is the true definition of pro-choice, giving the women a choice over her body whether it is keeping or choosing to have an abortion, there is no pro-abortion. People who identify as pro-life do so out of protection for the unborn child. The child is the victim in this scenario and from conception a human being, so it is immoral to kill the child no matter what point of pregnancy it is in. Aborting the child would be considered murder in their eyes. People who are pro-choice believe that a mother should choose adoption over abortion to be adopted by a loving family. Abortion is also considered to be completely unsafe for the…

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