Outline For Abortion Research Paper

790 Words 4 Pages
Nicole McMullin
Professor Chapman
College Composition S05
14 September 2016
What Is Abortion? “Twenty-one percent of all pregnancies in the U.S. end in abortion” (operationrescue). That means for every five pregnancies, one baby is aborted. That is one too many. Abortion has been a very controversial topic for years. Why is murdering an unborn child so controversial. Abortion is “the deliberate termination of a pregnancy, usually before the embryo or fetus is capable of independent life” (dictionary). With this definition, it tells us that an embryo or fetus is living. Abortions are usually allowed up until week twenty-four of the pregnancy. So until then, the mother always has the choice of ending her pregnancy. There are many different reasons
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What they fail to realize is there is more than one body involved now. The baby has their own body. Because the mother is carrying the baby inside of her, does not mean the baby is a part of her. The baby is just not able to live on its own yet. Anything the woman does during pregnancy can affect the embryo or fetus and cause developmental issues. So essentially, abortion is affecting another’s life. “At the instant of fertilization, your baby’s genes and sex are set” (webmd). When the baby is conceived, they already have a set of DNA. There are two sets of DNA in a woman’s body during pregnancy, so it should not just be her choice. Since the embryo or fetus cannot speak for itself, the mother should have no say in whether or not it should be born. The baby also has a different blood type and system from the mother, making the baby its own person. The placenta is not used to transfer blood to the baby, it is used to transport nutrients to the baby. A body does not have a separate set of DNA or a separate blood …show more content…
Birth control is a way of preventing pregnancy. People should be on birth control or abstain from sex before they are put in the situation to choose to end their pregnancy. There are other circumstances such as rape, but there is still adoption. Many women who are pro-abortion abuse it. They believe that anytime they get pregnant and do not want a child that they can go get an abortion, like it is nothing. They use abortion as an easy way out of their problem. Pregnancy is not something that you should just be able to get rid of, because you are not ready to be a mother. There are many people having sex at a young age and getting pregnant. They are scared and do not know what to do. They are confused and turn to abortion as the answer. If they were able to get pregnant, the least they could do is carry the baby to term. They could always give the baby up for adoption, if they choose that they are not ready for a

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