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    abortion if she decides to do so. On the other hand, pro-life supporters believe the fetus is its own human being and has the right to live, thus an abortion cannot be performed on the woman. Judith Jarvis Thomson, a philosophy professor supports the right to an abortion in her paper, “A defense of Abortion” (186). In this paper, she uses examples to try to explain why abortion is not an immoral act as she treats the fetus as an invader to the woman’s body. Some people however do not agree with…

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    Pro Choice vs. Pro Life There are many reasons on both sides of this issue of why people believe it is or is not okay to have an abortion. Many believe that it is a woman’s right to choose to end her pregnancy or not. The U.S. Supreme Court has declared that it is a right guaranteed by the Constitution. Many would also believe that in choosing to end her pregnancy, she is committing murder, and that although the child is unborn, it is still a living being with the same right to live as its…

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    adult. He also states that personhood begins at fertilization and direct abortions procedures are intended to terminate a fetus's life. Finnis states that even the zygote is already a person and not merely a potential person. The zygote, embryos, and fetus all have the same status as a person does. Even if the zygote is only a few cells it has potential to become a person. To end the life of a potential human and a human have the same morality. Tooley thinks that abortion is morally…

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    rape), 2) the fetus is a threat to the pregnant woman and 3) the fetus was conceived through voluntary intercourse where protective measures had failed (Thomson, 47-66). Although Thomson states in some cases that abortion seems morally impermissible, and granting for the sake of argument that the fetus is an actual living…

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    to life only if they are actively learning how to meet said qualifications. This new addition to the argument allows for the previous statements of Warren’s Personhood Qualifications to still be valid. An example of one of the statements is that a fetus still does not have a right to life because they do not meet the Personhood Qualifications, and they are not actively learning how to meet the personhood qualifications. On the other side, an infant, mentally disabled being, or any other being…

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    (Merriam-Webster, 2017). These type of abuse leads to serious adverse reaction that can change the life of the mother and the fetus. There are several factors that can lead with substance abuse which are neonatal abstinence syndrome and stillbirth. Neonatal abstinence syndrome takes place when the pregnant individual intake these types of drugs which then is transmitted to the fetus via the womb (Neonatal abstinence syndrome, 2015). Research demonstrates that utilization of tobacco, liquor, or…

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    pregnant women do” Ari Armstrong. One can say that the controversies about the rights of a fetus are amongst believers and non-believers. Believers of God state that He does everything for a reason and that the second a fetus is conceived then it has a right to life. Whereas non-believers think otherwise, they view the world in a scientific perspective and take into consideration the stages/periods of a fetus as well as the pregnant women herself. There are exactly three periods in the prenatal…

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    even though a fetus has the right to life, it does not necessarily give it the right to use the mother’s body. Especially when the mother is not ready for the pregnancy or not ready to be a mother for any reason. It also shows that it is not wrong for a woman to get an abortion because she has the right to control what goes into or comes out of her body. If a woman has an unwanted pregnancy, she has the right to want the fetus out of her, and to do something about it. That fetus has no more…

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    pursued this because it is their first pregnancy around such time they shall begin to feel the fetus move around eighteen to twenty two weeks after the last menstrual cycles occurrence. Regardless of the fetus moving for several weeks the movements done were too weak within the human anatomy for one to feel such force at all till now within this current point of time. Though the movements of the fetus can be so gentle the mortal may not know what the feeling of this actually might be. However if…

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    Marlise Munoz Case Study

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    The case of Marlise Munoz happened on November 23rd of 2013. A 33 years old woman was found lifeless by her husband. She was taking to the hospital, where later her family was told that Marlise was brain dead from possibly suffering a pulmonary embolism. However, hospital refused to take Marlise from life support because at that time she was 14 weeks pregnant. Texas has a law that prevents withdrawal of life support from a pregnant woman. The family of Marlise Muniz had to sue the hospital in…

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