Against Abortion Essay

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Against Abortion


Why is it that by 21 days into the fetal development the baby's heart begins to
beat, but yet in most people's eyes the baby is still not 'technically' alive' That heart beat means nothing, it doesn't represent a human person whom God has created in his own image and has had a plan for that baby ever since the beginning of time. To most people that statement isn?t allowing women and their families freedom of choice. And yet that baby isn't given any say in its freedom to live. This paper will give many supporting statistics towards the right to life, I am pro-life.

*Forty-nine percent of pregnancies among American women are unintended, half
of these are terminated by an abortion. Each year, two out of
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Adoption is always an option. If having a child will interfere in their lives so much then they should share the gift of a newborn with a couple whom are unable to have children of their own. At least then the mother can move on with her ?responsibilities? and the child isn?t deprived of it?s right to live.

There are different ways to abort a baby, medical, partial-birth and simple
procedures during the early weeks of pregnancy. In September, 2000, the U.S. Food and
Drug Administration approved the abortion drug to be marketed in the U.S. as an
alternative to surgical abortion. Also called mifepristone, medical abortions are
administered within the first nine weeks of pregnancy and stops the development of the
baby and will help expel the pregnancy. Women who agree to have a medical abortion
must also agree to have a surgical abortion if the mifepristone doesn?t work. About
37,000 medical abortions were performed in the first half of 2001, costing the ?mother?
about $490.

Partial-birth abortion is performed in the second and third trimesters and entails
inducing a breech delivery with forceps, then delivering the legs, arms and torso only, and puncturing the back of the skull with scissors or a trochar, next by inserting a suction curette into the skull, and suctioning the contents of the skull so as to collapse it, and finally completing the delivery. A partial breech delivery is…