The Battle Over Abortion And Abortion Essay

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The battle over abortion began with the case of Roe versus Wade on January 22, 1973. This conflict has quickly become one of the most predominant matters of society. By analyzing philosophical theories, biological facts, and psychological effects of abortion, one is able to conclude that abortion is murder. Through education and awareness programs, abortion can be acknowledged as immoral and unethical, thus preventing such crimes from being committed. This process of education starts with the recent history of the battle over abortion in our country.
Roe versus Wade began an entire series of major events that relate to abortion. Many of these events have swayed the public view on abortion towards both the pro-life and pro-choice sides of the argument. On January 10, 2003, the Alan Guttmacher Institute reported that the national abortion rate had fallen to the lowest it had been in ten years. Determined to uphold this steady decrease, President George W. Bush singed the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act to prohibit late term abortions. Under this law, "Any physician who, in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce, knowingly performs a partial-birth abortion and thereby kills a human fetus shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 2 years, or both." Since our government has no power on ending this horrific act of murder no matter the time of growth of the fetus, the choice is left to us as individuals.

In most states in our nation today abortion is…

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