The Right to Live

832 WordsJan 26, 20183 Pages
The Right to Live Imagine that each day that you wake up, thousands of people have been arranged to be murdered. Well, that’s actually the case. According to the National Right to Life, nearly 4,000 abortions are performed daily. When you think about it, that’s a great deal of unborn children that are just “discarded” or erased, like a sheet of paper containing an awful mistake. An abortion, by definition, is the termination of a pregnancy after, accompanied by, resulting in, or closely followed by the death of a human embryo or fetus (spontaneously or by induced expulsion). Abortions have been performed for centuries, and surprisingly, are still legal today. Women shouldn’t be given the choice to terminate a pregnancy due to the availability of family planning services, number of families wanting to adopt, and the post effects of the procedure. Rape and incest are two circumstances that are usually considered exceptions to the abortion controversy, regardless of whether an individual is pro-choice or pro-life; but, what about women who are getting abortions for other reasons? Aside from rape and incest, females are getting abortions for the wrong, illegitimate reasons. Like most things in life, people tend to abuse any privileges given to them, especially the privilege of abortion by choice. Elective abortions are being carried out for purposes such as convenience or sex selection. Wm. Robert Johnston explained, “About 98% of abortions in the United States are elective,
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