Taylor Meyers. Christine Capen . English 3. May 12, 2017.

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Taylor Meyers Christine Capen English 3 May 12, 2017 How old do you have to be in order to be alive? Pro-life or Pro-choice? These two groups upon abortion will bring opinions flying in from everywhere. The topic on abortion is a very sensitive issue and always has been and probably always will remain a topic upon which we all will never agree on. Before I continue any further, for those who may not know, what exactly is an abortion? Defined in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, an abortion is, “the termination of a pregnancy after, accompanied by, resulting in, or closely followed by death of the embryo or fetus as a spontaneous expulsion of a human fetus during the first twelve weeks of gestation, the induced expulsion of a human fetus,…show more content…
Now let’s turn to the cons of keeping abortion legal. Abortion is murder. The killing of an innocent human being that has yet to even be born is wrong. By the US government, unborn babies are considered human beings. Life begins at conception. With that being said, unborn babies are human beings, just like you and I, with a right to life. “Young adult women who undergo abortion may be at increased risk for subsequent depression.” (Pedersen) People need to take responsibility for their actions. Along with that comes consequences. If a woman becomes pregnant, she needs to accept that responsibility. Along with that comes producing a child. Unborn babies should not be punished for the actions and mistakes made by adults. If a woman is not ready to take on the responsibility of being a mother, then there is always adoption. With legalizing abortion, that sends a message all over, even to our youth, that human life has little or no value. Killing an unborn child for convenience is immoral and women should not be allowed to use abortion as a contraceptive method. Human beings born with disabilities, abnormalities, or physical limitations do not make them less human. Therefore,

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