Essay on Why Should Abortion be illegal?

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Abortion is taking the life of a new human being. Many people would say that it’s not human to kill another person but what makes abortion any different from that? The main reason why many women abort is because they’re too young and are scared of the impact a baby will make in there life, they don’t have enough money to support a child, or their relationship starts failing after finding out they’re pregnant. As a Christian I was taught that abortion is wrong and that only God can determine who lives and dies. Not only is abortion wrong but it can also cause severe damage to your body not only physically but psychologically. If you’re not ready to take care of a child on your own don’t abort put your child up for adoption, there are …show more content…

All of this can be avoided, our bodies weren't made to have abortions. You are taking the life of a human being when you have an abortion. The fetus has a heart beat 5 weeks after the mothers last period and the fetus’s heart starts pumping blood throughout its body at six weeks (New Health Guide). People say abortions is not killing an actual living being. The time period recommended to have a safe abortion is 10 weeks, by this time the baby is already active. Its teeth and fingernails are growing in, it can start making facial expressions and even have the hiccups (New Health Guide). Please tell me how this isn't a human being. The Declaration of Independence says “that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness”, but by having an abortion you are taking the babies right of life and happiness. Abortion can and should be stopped, it’s not right nor human to kill a human being because you can’t or don’t want to take care of it. I understand women are scared or just don’t have the time to take care of a child but adoption is always a choice. Abortions change women forever and not always for the best. The child has rights and by aborting you are taking the baby's right of life. Abortion is not right because adoption is another choice, women often have side affects and you are taking the baby's right of life away, killing

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