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    In her article, “A Defense of Abortion,” Judith Jarvis Thomson maintains that there are instances where a woman might engage in voluntary and mutually consensual sex, but it does not give the fetus the right to inhabit a woman’s body. In a comparison, she points out the absurdity to allow a burglar to stay in your house, even though you might be partially to blame for their presence through a window left open. In this paper, I will reconstruct her argument using the analogy that an unplanned…

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    to Mrs. smith because the fetus has a future. If she aborts the baby, that would be depriving the future activities of the fetus. Marquis gives a example to support the claim, it is wrong to only think killing beings that are human is wrong. What if there were aliens who visit us, since they don 't look like us they still have a valuable future. The reason that killing someone who has an “equal” valuable future like our, it is wrong to kill that being. However, the fetus is still the development…

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    Janet's Argument Analysis

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    tries to argue that a fetus should be thought of as a human. Not only should readers consider them humans, but they should also know how smart a fetus is. There are very few differences between a newborn and a fetus. At the 32 week mark, the fetus has almost the same behavioral patterns as a newborn. At the point of 9 weeks, a fetus can hiccup, react to loud noises, and experience rapid eye movement (REM) which is sleep of dreams. These are just some of the human like senses a fetus has. One…

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    Teratogen Research Paper

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    During pregnancy, there are many hazardous agents that the mother should avoid in order to prevent a negative outcome on the fetus. These dangerous agents are known as teratogens and behavioral teratogens. A teratogen is an agent, which can cause a birth defect. Teratogens are usually something in the environment that the mother is exposed to during the pregnancy. On the other hand, a behavioral teratogen harms the prenatal brain, affecting the baby's intellectual and emotional functioning.…

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    a 33% chance, teenagers are at 17% chance and girls under the age of 17% are at 1.2% chance of having an abortion. This paper will reflect on the moral status of abortion, a fetus provides value to life, alternative options instead of abortion and rape being an exception. The moral status the conservative point feels a fetus should be given full moral status. They should be given full moral status because in early weeks of development they are developing major organs. They should be given the…

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    addiction which can be broken. Therefore, the individual should still be “punished” for that choice that they made. As an alternative option, I go back to the argument that individuals have the alternative to not have intercourse, would prevent the fetus from being…

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    that evaluates an action morally, such as “right,” “wrong,” or “obligatory.” Abortion is difficult to analyze, but I will assign a moral normative status to the act of killing a fetus. The standard argument to show that abortion is wrong is: it is morally wrong to kill a person; a fetus is person; therefore, killing a fetus (abortion) is morally wrong. I agree that it is wrong to kill another person. It is undeniable that we value life far too much to allow it to treat it as a commodity and…

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    wrongful birth suits it is typically used by parents for the birth of a child born with a handicap. Basically, parents argue that the birth of the child should not have happened if they have known if there was a serious medical condition with the unborn fetus. There are many cases that argue that the physician did not properly diagnose a condition or failed to provide correct information about the risks of…

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    Abortion should be a part of a country’s contraception policy. People should plan their families and society must allow women to end unwanted pregnancies in order to deal with failures of birth control, cases of rape and cases of incest. Abortion should be legalized but discouraged. Legal, because it is a choice; discouraged because there are other more effective ways to prevent pregnancy than abortion. Abortion is all about allowing a woman to make her own decisions, in relation to her…

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    Warren’s article “Abortion Is Morally Permissible” discusses if a fetus deserves to have a right to live. She begins her argument with describing why fetuses do not deserve rights because they do not have any traits of personhood. She then points out that even throughout the entire pregnancy a fetus does not deserve rights, she ends her argument by stating that even though a fetus has the potential to become a person it should not have as much rights as a pregnant women who is already a person.…

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