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Essay on The Right to Life: Pro-Life

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Opinions, views and emotions run high and passion is their fuel. Pro-Choice activists declare it is a woman’s right to choose what she does with her own body. The biology versus medical definitions proclaim that an embryo is not yet a human life; as conception begins two to three weeks after implantation occurs, a heartbeat is heard, and a the embryo can sustain life outside of the womb. The laws vary from state to state and in our home state of Texas political parties clash so hard the state shakes with a jolt felt across the country. Arguments weigh in from all over the globe against abortion and none more prevalent that of churches all over the world. For Pro-Life activists, there is no middle ground; human life begins at the moment of…show more content…
Recently, a 31 year old Indian woman died after becoming septic as a result of her fetus dying and she was denied an abortion. While Arch Bishops gathered in protest for the “life of the child”, the woman died as a result. Her death is currently under inquest. Adoption is encouraged however the information on adoption is limited on the grand scale. Adoption statistics in Texas alone are low. While Adoption is the main focus, these children are not being adopted. Pro-Choice advocates rage if one Pro-Life family would adopt one child, there would be no children in need of homes. All the billboards of babies being saved by abortion have higher rates of being adopted while older children stay in foster care or state and federally funded agencies and homes. More recent information was not available, however from the U.S. Department of Child Health and Human Services official website the following statistics are available. The numbers are staggering and the website details state by state. The following are the numbers for Texas alone.

Demographics: Child Welfare Summary
Texas: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 2008 2009 2010 2011
Total Children Under 18 Years 6,765,835 6,895,969 6,879,384 6,960,738
Child Maltreatment Victims 70,976 69,169 67,269 65,740
Foster Care Entry Rate 2.0 1.8
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