Issue Proposal on Abortion

1276 WordsApr 2, 20136 Pages
English 1302-036 February 7, 2013 Everyone is Entitled to Their Constitutional Rights As a catholic-born child, I was brought up with very strict rules laid out before me that would help me with choices such as the holy sacrament of confirmation and marriage to the very controversial choice of abortion. Since I’ve been Catholic all of my life, I am a firm believer in the pro-life choice, which is advocating full legal protection of embryos and fetuses along with high opposition to the legalization of induced abortions. A baby is a baby is a baby. Whether it is an embryo, fetus, or almost a full term baby, it is still considered life. That is how I like to view this topic. This semester I plan to research why abortion is morally wrong…show more content…
They also argue that since women want control over their own bodies that they need to start realizing that control should include preventing the risk of unwanted pregnancy by using contraception or just remaining abstinent. On the flip side, there are those who believe a woman should be able to do what they want with their own bodies, which would be aborting a baby if they felt that was the best for them. Pro-choice believers argue that in the case of rape or incest, forcing a woman made pregnant by this violent act would cause further psychological harm to the victim. Most of the time the woman is unaware she is pregnant in which the “morning after” pill would not be of any help. Like stated before, I am a firm believer in being pro-life, but since I am a smart, young woman, I have to weigh out every option given to me and then choose from there which is the best choice. I do not condone killing a baby by any means, but I have to be smart about the issue. It is no secret by this point that I am of course a pro-life person. I take this stance because of many reasons. I was born and raised Catholic and as a Catholic, we oppose all forms of abortion procedures whose direct purpose is to destroy an embryo or fetus, since it holds that human life must be protected and respected from the moment of conception. There are two types of Catholics, practicing and non-practicing, in which the practicing Catholics are obviously pro-life and
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