Pro Life Argument On Abortion

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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 …show more content…
Mary Ziegler an assistant professor of law at Florida State University College of Law, she focuses on the law and history of abortion, illegitimacy, contraception, marriage, and child care. She discusses in her article “Women’s Rights on the Right: The History and Stakes of Modern Pro-Life Feminism,” the pro- life argument on abortion. “FFL (Feminist for Life) criticized abortion for undercutting care taker’s rights. Abortion allowed men to use women sexually without suffering any consequences, and abortion excused the state from supporting women who wanted to balance caretaking and a career (Ziegler 238).” This statement explains the consequences and danger that abortion can bring women emotionally because men will be able to use the knowledge of knowing that the woman they are having intercourse with will have an abortion if she becomes pregnant, thus just using the female counterpart as a toy or a form of pleasure. This statement also counter argues Mathewes-Green statement on abortion of how abortion, “enables a woman to have as much sex as her partner want and not have to cause them any unwanted obligation.” Ziegler rebuttals this statement by saying that having abortion just to please a man’s want for more sex just allows the man to exploit women by using them only for sexual means without “suffering any …show more content…
Calvin Freiburger a Wisconsin-based conservative writer and 2011 Hillsdale College graduate, dedicated to the principles of the American Founding-individual liberty, limited government, public virtue, and strong defense. He stated in his article, “The Unmistakable Parallels Between Abortion and Slavery,” that because both groups of fetuses and slaves were said to be somehow lesser than the rest of us they couldn’t be more similar. In the fetus’s case their just cells, can’t feel pain and in the slaved person’s case it was because skin color and lesser mental faculties.” Both of these cases and issues were both allowed by the government stating that it is the state’s right or women’s right to allow it or not. But how can one be allowed to choose to murder or oppress other human beings. In simple terms, fetuses are living human beings, which is scientifically proven and no one should have the right to take their

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