Why Is Abortion Morally Wrong?

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Abortion is used by several different individuals such as teenagers, rape victims, or even mothers in financial problems, but not matter the person should it be legal and do we give them an easy way out with Planned Parenthood? It’s easy to look at the mother’s side of the argument in this debate, but who is considering the baby’s side? If a person is more informed on this topic it would help them better understand the controversy, and know the reasoning behind both points of views. The best comparisoin to abortion that I have read was in “Abortion, Opposing Viewpoint,” and it said “Just as the Jewsih Holocaust in Nazi Germany was legal but morally wrong, abortions are legal but not moral. Several individuals compared abortion to a modern …show more content…
The reason behind this is the Roe vs Wade case where Norma McCorvey, an unmarried pregnant women, sought an abortion but was denied it under Texas law. She claimed it violated her constitutional right to privacy. As stated in “Abortion, Opposing viewpoints,” even 35 plus years after this case, the procedure remains a hotly debated moral, religious, political, and social issue. There is always two sides to every story, and in this situation they are Pro-Choice and Pro-Life. Pro-Choice means you support the legalizing of abortion. On the flip side you have those who are Pro-Life, meaning they oppose abortion and euthanasia. As discussed in “The Abortion Debate,” Pro-Life activists suggest that women with unwanted pregnacies should put the baby up for adoption, whereas Pro-Choice groups counter that this may work for some women but not all. Then there are those individuals who find themselves in the middle and don’t see abortion as murder, but are not comfortable with the destruction of a …show more content…
The first type of female that comes to mind when talking about abortion is teenagers. Teenagers are often thought of as unresponsible so that might explain how they could have an unplanned pregnancy or even failed contraception, but aren’t adults supposed to be responsible? Althought it is the teen that got prgnant, if the parents had better educated or instructed the teen could it have been prevented? In some cases this would not have made a difference, but do you see how easy it is to blame someone else for your own mistakes. The pregnant girl shouldnt have had sex and this wouldnt have happened and the parents shold have been more strict, but to what fault is the fetus? The baby is not at fault and therfore it should not be the one to have to pay for the consequences. Meanwhile teenagers are not those only women getting abortions but there is also rape victims. Rape is very serious and shameful for the victims who tend to carry it with them for the rest of their lives. Unfortanley in some cases the women becomes pregnant from her attacker and can choose to look at it one of two ways. Some believe abortion can remove the painful evidence of that rape. But will it? The victim may see that it is not the fault of the baby and choose to keep the child. However, she could also see the child as a constant reminder as to what happened to her and see the child as

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