Abortion Is The Medical Process Of Ending A Pregnancy

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An abortion is the medical process of ending a pregnancy so it does not result in the birth of a baby. It is also sometimes known as a “termination” or a “termination of pregnancy”. Depending on how many weeks you have been pregnant, the pregnancy is ended either by taking medication or by having a surgical procedure. An abortion is not the same as a miscarriage, where the pregnancy ends without medical intervention. “All human life form the moment of conception and through all subsequent stages is sacred, because human life is created in the image and likeness of God. Nothing surpasses the greatness or dignity of a human person…If a person’s right to life is violated at the moment in which he is first conceived in his mother’s womb, an indirect blow is struck also at the whole moral order”(Pope John Paul II 1979). There are many reasons why a woman might decide to have an abortion including personal circumstances a health risk to the mother or a high probability that the baby will have a medical condition. Whatever the reason may be, is the discussion right or wrong? Is it the right and moral thing to do, no matter what circumstances you are facing? In my research paper I will present to you some Christian scholars who will argue the fact if abortions is the ethical and moral decision to make.

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