Is Abortion The Right Thing?

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Abortion Persuasion Essay 2
Is abortion the right thing to do? Abortion is the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy. Abortion should be illegal because it ends an unborn child’s life, has many health risks, and is morally wrong. Every woman who is thinking about getting abortion should really consider all the things that can go wrong.
“A person 's a person, no matter how small.”- Dr. Seuss. When the sperm meets the egg, the egg starts to fertilize and then it attaches to the uterus giving that embryo a set of DNA making another human being. “No matter what the circumstances of conception, no matter how far along in the pregnancy, abortion always ends the life of an individual human being.”(www.abortionfacts.com). Human life starts at conception as proved by biology. One method of abortion is called the partial birth abortion which is a late term abortion that ends a pregnancy and results in the death and intact removal of a fetus from the uterus. Abortionist Dr. Martin Haskell said “...the majority of fetuses aborted this way (partial birth abortion) are alive until the end of the procedure.”(abortionfacts.com) Furthermore abortion indeed does end a life no matter what method is chosen and the defenseless child has to pay the price of not getting life.
Another thing to consider is the health risks of the woman getting an abortion. “A full 97% of women experienced pain during the abortion procedure……

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