Should Abortion Be Legalized? Essay

1170 Words Oct 21st, 2014 null Page
As William James "Bill" O 'Reilly, an American television host, author, syndicated columnist, and political commentator once professed “There comes a time when a human being has to either face evil or admit to allowing it. Abortion is legal in the United States, but it should not be celebrated or used as a political tool. Viable babies are human beings.” In our every changing society, where increased rights for same-sex couples, equal pay for women, and gun laws have altered our society since our founding days, the topic of abortion continues to be a heavily debated topic and is one of the most polarized topics of the 21st century. This heated dispute surrounds the legality of Roe v. Wade and if it is unconstitutional for citizens to pay for tax-funded abortions. Many of these debates are motivated by Christianity and the Bible; however the debate boils down often to conservatives and liberals, or the right wing versus the left wing. While some people argue that a women’s rights should be considered, abortions, or the deliberate unethical termination of a human pregnancy, should not only not be funded by the tax dollars of Americans, but should be outlawed for its moral, religious, and legal implications including the psychological, physical, and emotional consequences for both the child and the mother and the widespread debate over Roe v. Wade.
With the evolving moral standards of our society, abortions are becoming morally vindicated. A startling revelation in this…

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