The Deliberate Termination of Human History

928 WordsFeb 25, 20184 Pages
The deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy, also known as an abortion, is a major controversy. This controversy has a very long history and is still being discussed everywhere, to this day. At current rates, the average woman will have an abortion by the time she is 45. Here are some National statistics; 58% of women that get abortions are in their 20’s; 61% have one or more children; 85% are unmarried; 69% are economically disadvantaged; and 73% report a religious affiliation. Some people claim to know the consequences of having an abortion and I agree with the some of the views of the people who are against abortions have but, I believe that an abortion is still the choice of the person(s) that is involved and non-other. Therefore, I am not against abortion. According to some, a new life begins at conception. It’s the same for animals as for humans. No matter the situation surrounding the conception, it doesn’t matter how far along you are during the pregnancy, an abortion always kills (ends) the life of an individual being. Since, all pregnancies lead to a new life. You can’t say that you do not know when life begins and at the same time you would be oblivious to say that an abortion does not kill a human being. Faye Wattleton, the president of the largest abortion provider in the United States, Planned Parenthood, fought back and made a point that everyone already knows that abortions kill. In an

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