Essay about Should The Banning Of Abortion Be Ethical?

774 Words Feb 8th, 2015 4 Pages
Would the banning of abortion be ethical? Abortion can be a topic that is hard for most people to talk about. Abortion is the termination of the unborn fetus (Patil, 2014). This has been a topic that controversial for many years and will continue to be a topic discussed among many. The question is would the banning of abortion be ethical in today’s society. Approximately 42 million abortions have occurred each year in the world. This number is including the illegal abortions and legal abortions (Carroll, p.371). All human have a right to life. If the life of the mother is important, so is the right of the unborn fetus. Abortion has been practiced for years in many parts of the world (Patil, 2014). Aristotle argued that abortion the killing or the termination of the unborn fetus was a necessary part of contraception. According to him, the fetus was not yet alive which meant it was necessary to remove the fetus before it developed any organs. Religion has played a big factor in abortion as well. Christianity and Judaism believe that abortion should be condemned (Carroll, p.366). This is something that I myself tend to believe as well. In 1973, Roe vs. Wade was ruled out to give women the right to abort their unborn child (Carroll, p.367). This is looked at as the women’s right, but that unborn child has a right as well. If abortion was banned in the US or all over for that matter, women would find ways to terminate their unborn child. This in terms could cause death to…

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