Abortion Thesis Essay

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Thesis

Abortion is a totally unacceptable, cruel and unethical practice and

should be considered illegal except under some special cases and medical

circumstances that indicate a danger to the mother. Our judicial system

must consider the ethical and moral aspects of abortion as an intrinsic

part of the problem when approaching this social issue. The recent banning

of the partial birth abortion is a huge stride in the positive direction.

Introduction

Abortion is the one of the most debated social issues of this

century. The controversy as to the right that man has over the life of a

baby in the fetus and in controlling its entry into the world is a much-

debated topic. Abortion
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Furthermore they argue that the

embryo cannot be treated as a human being until such a time that it is

fully developed to live outside the mother's womb. So they consider using

the abortion pill as perfectly right and acceptable method of terminating

pregnancy.

Pro-Life

On the other hand we have the Pro-life group, which opines that

abortion in any form to be an unacceptable and inhuman practice and nothing

short of brutal murder and infringement of the rights of the baby in the

fetus. The Pro-life group views the problem from an entirely different

perspective. This group considers that life begins as soon as the baby is

conceived and hence abortion is viewed as a breach of rights of the baby.

However the group approves abortion as the last and only resort in cases of

emergency wherein the life of both the baby and the mother or at least one

of them is at stake. Abortion is also approved in cases wherein the child

is abnormal with severe birth defects.

Partial Birth abortion

This is the worst and the cruelest form of abortion. The Woman's

cervix is dilated for two days and then on the third day the Abortionist

pulls out the baby by its feet and then stabs the soft skull and sucks away

its brain using a vacuum tube. As against the strict medical grounds, which

suggested abortions for protecting the mother (due to malformation of child

in the embryo), it was
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