Abortion: Pro-Life and Pro-Choice

694 Words Jan 10th, 2018 3 Pages
For long the issue of abortion has attracted a lot of attention and there should be lasting stands take towards the whole aspect of pro-life or pro-choice abortion. My personal stand is that the pro-choice abortion should be given the light of day and with this, there will be room for people to make informed choices and decisions on the matter. The facts on abortion have been grossly misconceived so that it can look so evil and sinful to abort but the following are the facts that surround the issue of abortion hence the reasons for my support for pro-choice stand: Almost all the abortions take place in the first trimester of the pregnancy when the fetus cannot independently exist. This means it is not a life on its own but just a part of the mother hence termination of this extension cannot be classified as murder as it is not life on its own (Linda Lowen, 2012). The aspect of human life is very different from the aspect of personhood in that human life occurs at conception as argued, but one would ask what of the vitro fertilization which can also be classified as human life and yet those that have not bee implanted are routinely thrown away and it is acceptable medical…
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