Should Abortion Be Legalized?

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Hannah Spivey
PHI 240-401
Sean Riley
19 March 2016

Abortion Globally, abortion claims 2 billion lives each year and has costs the world untold value in the loss of scientist, artists, educators, and others who may have contributed to the cause of humanity. Abortion is defined several different ways but it ending a life no matter how soon it is done. Many laws have changed about abortions but also now they are considering letting someone wait until 36 weeks to have an abortion. At 36 weeks, that is a full baby that could be born into the world and survive and not have any complications it is absolutely insane that they would even consider this. Abortion is unsafe. Many of the procedures that are going on to let women have abortions is
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Abortion should never be a choice. It is taking a life away an innocent life away from what could be a genius one day. I could never end a life because of any reason!

Many think that life begins when you are born- that is not true life begins when you are conceived in those first few days. Even though you are not a fetus you still are a human. To declare a beginning of life at any point after the fusing of a wife’s egg and a husband’s contribution is irrational and an exercise in sophistical chicanery. A living human person begins to exist at the moment of conception, even though only as a cell. What is important is not the accident of size or weight but the essence – which is fully human. The unborn baby has a distinct, unchanging and unrepeatable genetic code, unique in all of history, from the moment of conception till death. Nothing is added except nutrition and oxygen. There are many types of abortions. During the first trimester, there is medical abortion procedure or after the first trimester there is surgical abortion. Surgical abortions is when instruments are used to cut the fetus into pieces and remove it from the uterus using a vacuum pump or just simple scraping and extraction. Medical abortion is with medications and it basically dissolves the child. The next two procedures have fallen out of use in modern times due to advances in pregnancy prediction and in ways to perform emergency C-sections without killing
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