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Why Do We Need Abortion Ethical?

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Ronald Reagan once said, “I’ve noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born.” In a world where stealing simple objects like shoes could send someone to jail, it seems odd that those who murder infants face no consequences, especially taking into consideration that there are millions of pairs of the exact same shoe, but people are unique. The act of killing an innocent, unborn child has been legal in the United States since the 1970s. From the day it was legalized up until a count in 2013, 55,772,015 abortions have been committed (Ertelt), and the numbers are rising continually. The number of reasons that prove this to be unethical are countless. For the simple fact that abortion is murdering an innocent child, it should not…show more content…
In other states, funding to help pay for abortions comes from taxpayers (Ahuja). Because the infants are able to use their senses after the second trimester, and at that point abortion would still be legal in some states, the infant can physically feel itself being ripped apart during abortion. When it is being viciously poked and jabbed with medical needles, one is able to see the baby wince in pain, just as a normal grown person would if someone were to hurt them (“Abortion”). Maureen Condic, Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy, stated that the "most primitive response to pain, the spinal reflex," is developed by eight weeks into pregnancy. Dr. Bernard N. Nathanson stated after research, "We see in an ultrasound image the child’s mouth open in a silent scream... This is the silent scream of a child threatened imminently with…show more content…
However, they may not realize that it can cause conflicts for themselves as well. Having an abortion can cause many health problems as a women ages. A 2013 study showed a link between abortions and breast cancer (“Abortion”). Also, women who have multiple abortions can face extreme physiological problems later on in their lives. The loss of an unborn child can also affect the mother’s family, friends, and the father of the child. It can even affect people that are strangers to the
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