Abortion : The Deliberate Termination Of A Human Pregnancy

937 Words Oct 27th, 2016 4 Pages
According to the Oxford dictionary, abortion is “the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks.” In 1973, Roe v. Wade, a major court case, made abortion legal after it was illegal. Justice Harry Blackmun ruled that abortion was supported under the United States Constitution and it violated the first, fourth, ninth, and fourteenth amendments, which all discuss privacy (pbs.org). No country should recognize abortion as a legal act because it is murder, medically dangerous, leaves psychological scars, and adoption is an alternative. There is a type of procedure for abortion. According to the American Pregnancy Association, dilation and evacuation (D and E) is a surgical procedure where the doctor uses forceps to grab and twist the active baby’s limb away. After all the limbs are torn away, the skull must be crushed with forceps and dragged out. This specific procedure is simply execution; it is killing the small human being inside of a woman. Not only is abortion a physical murder, it is also taking away God’s blessing. According to the Bible, God says babies are beautiful blessings from him (Psalm 127:3-5). Abortion is also considered murder because approximately three weeks into conception, the fetus has a heartbeat (ehd.org). With that being said, anything or anyone that has a heartbeat and is forcibly removed is murder. Not only is abortion murder, it is also medically dangerous. One way it is medically dangerous is…
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