Abortion is MURDER Essay

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“If we accept that a mother can kill her own child, how can we tell other people not to kill each other? Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love, rather, to use violence to get what they want” -- Mother Theresa
The thought of killing to most people is bone chilling and makes the hairs on the back of the neck stand up. Abortion is unjustifiable murder because that fetus being done away with is a human being that deserves the right to live just like the people participating in the act. Abortion is an issue that should not be taken lightly because it is a termination of what could potentially become a human
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According to the pro-life people, the fetus has the right to life from conception onwards while the pro-choice people argue that, women have rights over their bodies and lives and can chose whether to have an abortion or not (Rocchi 610). However, in general, when arguing about whether abortion is the right choice or not, it is good to consider about its existence and the results. In the current world today, about 54 countries have legalized abortion and this is about 61 percent of the world population (Baumgardner 45). Lee asserts that, unintentional pregnancies are said to account for half of all pregnancies and research shows that, 4 out of 10 of these pregnancies are aborted. I the United States alone, it is estimated that about 1.6 pregnancies are aborted (250). This shows how many innocent lives are being lost through this process of abortion.
Abortion should be made illegal and it is a wrong choice to make because, the fetus being aborted is a baby, everyone has a right to live, no person has the right to take another person’s life, and the unborn baby is not in a position to make decisions to live or to die. According to Lee (45), abortion is wrong because it is killing of an innocent or at least potential innocent person. While some may argue that abortion is something that people should be able to chose, it is very evident that abortion is evil, murder and destroying the moral fabric of the society. Many arguments are that the fetus

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