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  • The Abortion Debate

    Approximately 3,000 abortions take place every day in the United States (Snyder). Those abortions add up to more than one million abortions per year. For years, people from all over the world have fought back and forth in the abortion debate. The pro-life side of the debate argues that abortion should not be legal. They also argue that abortion denies the right-to-life of the baby, and threatens both the mental and physical health of the mother. This side of the debate comes from many different points of view including religion, culture, and multiple branches of science. In response to the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court case, abortion became legal in 1973. Since then, abortions have killed over fifty-six million innocent babies (Snyder). The law…

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  • The Debate Of Abortion

    Abortion is one of the most controversial topics in our society. The argument of abortion comes from many different perspectives. Everyone has their own opinion on the matter. Many say abortion is murder, whereas others say it is justified under certain circumstances. When it comes to who makes the decision to abort, the woman carrying the child has the ultimate choice. There are different positions that a person can take on abortion. The two main views on the topic include pro-choice and…

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  • Abortion Debate

    Dr. Seuss once said, “A person is a person, no matter how small”. Abortion is a topic of debate across the world, and almost everyone has very strong feelings about it one way or the other. This topic raises hard to answer questions such as: when does life begin? At conception? At birth? Somewhere in between? It’s a difficult question to answer, but many have tried to define a line. Although a fetus does have some rights, I believe the fetus and embryo should have nearly complete protection and…

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  • Eliza Cussen's Abortion Debate

    One of the most controversial issues discussed in modern times is the issue of abortion. On March, 31th as a way to bring light to this topic, the student organization Pointers for Life hosted a debate between members of the pro-life and pro-choice community. Standing on the pro-life side of the argument was Isaac Fleming, a member of the organization Wisconsin Right to Life. On the pro-choice side was Eliza Cussen, a member of NARAL Wisconsin, a pro-choice advocacy group. While attending this…

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  • Pro-Life And Abortion Debate

    Pro-life and Pro-choice Debate Abortion plays on the heart strings of all who are involved. Both side of the arguments are arguing for human life, one side for the mother and the other for the unborn child. Values play the biggest role in these arguments, and each argument can be circular based on people’s values. These sides use many different transcendence arguments for their movement. Both sides use quantity, quality, value, hierarchy, and antithesis to convince people to support their side…

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  • Arguments Against Abortion Debates

    Throughout the article Abortion, the Marginalized, and the Vulnerable: A Social Justice Perspective for Reducing Abortion, Steven Tracy struggles with the ever present issues of abortion as well as the social injustice surrounding this debate. Though Tracy aligns with the pro-life political stance, he presents criticisms for both sides of this important and heated debate. On the other hand, Thia Cooper never denies her stance that abortion should be legal, but along the same lines she brings up…

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  • The Abortion Debate By Courtney Farrell

    History of abortion In the story,”The abortion debate” by Courtney Farrell talks about both sides of the abortion debate. In the book the author gives many reason why you should have an abortion. One of the many reasons that girls have an abortion is because of rape. Many girls/women get raped and pregnant everyday. According to a young girl in the book, “everyday would be a reminder of the horrible thing that happened to me.”. Some people also have abortions because they aren’t able to take…

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  • The Debate Over The Legalization Of Abortion

    In 1973, The United States made abortion legal by the now, famous court case of Roe vs. Wade. The case ruled in Roe’s favor and many abortions have been performed since 1973. However, the debate over whether it should have been legalized in the first place is still a relevant topic amongst many Americans, as well as people of other countries and cultures. People are normally divided into two groups, pro-choice and pro-life. Pro-choice believes that abortion should be legalized without any input…

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  • Abortion: The Great Moral Debate

    Abortion: The Great Moral Debate Who decides what is morally right and what is morally wrong? Morals and ethics vary depending on cultural norms and societal influence. Abortion is a moral debate that has been argued for decades and it shows no signs of resolution. Many people say abortion is the same as murder, others say women should be able to choose whether or not they want to bring a child into the world. There are strong opinions on both sides, many of them driven by political views and…

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  • Don Marquis's Argument In The Abortion Debate

    Abortion is one of the most volatile issues surrounding social and political discussion of our day. Both sides of the debate throw out facts but fail to make proper dialogue in order to better understand their opponent’s stance. The failure to listen and quickness to judge has left many bystanders of the argument confounded or many have chosen sides based on silly ideas like “I don’t want to kill babies” or “conservatives do not care about women”. The argument in the abortion debate is the…

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