February 1, 2015
It is a Life
The creation of human life is an extraordinary system of cells combined to make a single individual, unique and beautiful. The only concern is closing the doors to a modern day holocaust. The nation might be blinded, but convincing others who are less human, do not have the same rights to life as you and I? Whether it is a zygote, blastocyst, embryo, or fetus it is still a human being no matter how far along in pregnancy the fetus has rights; evoking uprising controversy of fetal rights debates that have been working up through society, such as pro-life and pro-choice; a fetus is a person that has right just like a full-born human.
A fetus should be protected under the law,…show more content… After implanted into the mother’s uterus, “All of the essential structures have been formed (both inside and outside) by the time the embryonic period comes to an end. The new title of fetus is now given to the embryo” (Roundy, 2014). Essentially, the mass of cells is now known as an embryo and the eyes, head, mouth and nose start to take shape. Blood vessels surround the embryo, leading to a very own heartbeat. The formation of upper extremities and lower extremities are developing! The sex of the baby will be determined, whether the baby will be a boy or baby girl.
Lastly, the embryo enters the next stage known as the fetus, taking place on the ninth week and lasting all the way through childbirth. At this time, “The neural tube develops into the brain and spinal cord and neurons form” (Cherry, 2015). Majority of the physical growth takes place in this stage. It is the longest and most amazing stages of life! The Miracle of Life emphasizes, “without ever mixing the blood of the baby’s and mom’s; grabs oxygen,” the enriched blood flows through the umbilical cord and into the fetus without ever mixing with the mother’s blood (Cort, 2001).
The cycles of organizations such as Pro-Life and Pro-choice issue a spectrum of controversy in regards to human abortions. Tom Head is a civil liberties expert and states that, “"pro-life" is to say that the person believes that the government has an obligation to preserve all human