The Ethical Dilemma Of Abortion

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Abortion is a very relevant ethical dilemma. Abortion has been a major discussion all around the world for many years. People have very good arguments to whether it is moral or not moral to have an abortion. Abortion is a huge topic of discussion this time of year because of the presidential debates. Many people will choose their candidate of choice based on this discussion alone. I will first talk about the Pro-life side to abortion. Then transition into Pro-choice. Pro-life people will argue that life technically begins at conception. Having an abortion to them is the same as murder. Abortion is no different than taking a human life. They think it should be a punishable crime. There is no civilized society in the world that allows the harm …show more content…
The woman decides she is too young to have a child and assumes abortion is the best way to stop it. In many cases the young woman is extremely heartbroken after making such a decision. If the young woman is too young to have a child shouldn’t she also be too young to make a life and death decision. Young women also have ample opportunity to be placed on birth control if they choose to be sexually active. There are also several people that are very much for abortion. These people are labeled Pro-choice. Most abortions occur in the first trimester. This is when the fetus cannot exist without the mother. These people argue that they are not taking the life of another human they are just stopping the growth of an extension of themselves. Young woman often choose to donate their eggs for money. The eggs are then used to create babies in another woman. Many of these eggs are not used and are thrown away. Is such an action also considered murder? Women should also be able to have an abortion if they simply don’t want to have a relationship with the father. Especially if the father has a history of addiction and abuse. Putting a child is such a high risk environment is ethically wrong. Especially if the father has a history of abuse. The father should have no right to see the child and the mother should have every right to have an abortion, preventing hardship down the way in the child’s

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