The Pros And Cons Of Abortion

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One of the biggest topics of the 20th and the 21st century is whether or not abortion is right or wrong, this topic is widely debated and controversial in American politics where pro-life politicians and citizens are against the pro-choice politicians and citizens that support murdering of defenseless unborn children in the womb of their mothers. One argument that pro-choicers use in defense of abortion is that, the fetus is not a baby, therefore they are not murdering babies. This claim is easy to debate against since there are statistics that show that fetuses have qualities of human life. Fetuses have a heartbeat at 21 days, by 5-8 weeks the spinal cord starts to develope, the eyes have already started to develope, even the genitals start to develope (the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists). by the 7-12th week mark, the weeks where 54% of abortions take place, the baby has developed a nose, mouth, ears, intestines, brain waves, the hiccups, along with touch response (Mullins). These are facts that there is a human developing to survive and be born at the 9 month mark.There is a large moral decision regarding having an abortion or not having an abortion. Many women and even men struggle with the fact that
2their child has been aborted. This can really take affect in in young adults and teens as their frontal lobe has not been fully developed yet (Understanding the Teen Brain). The frontal lobe of the brain deals with the rationing of decisions. If you do
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