Abortion Essay

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The Abortion is a Murder. The actual condition of the abortion Every year, about 5500 to 7000 million abortions are presumed to happen around the world; about 200 million of these abortion being carried out in the United States. In the United States, since the well known Roe vs. Wade case, it is legal to decide to terminate a pregnancy up until 12th week of pregnancy. Many countries legally allow abortion like the United States, and abortion occurs secretly in many countries that prohibit it; most people know how to obtain an abortion even though it is illegal. Abortion has nothing to do with legality; it has happened from past to the present, and will happen again in the future. Moreover, in the countries that allow legal abortion, it still is a controversial and sensitive topic with a combination of ethical, medical, social, and religious issues. Definition of abortion Abortion has two definitions. The first one is “Termination of pregnancy and expulsion of an embryo or of a foetus that is incapable of survival” and the second one is “Any of various Procedures that result in such termination and expulsion. Also called “induced abortion”. (http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=abortion) The two definitions have same meaning in that they both mean the death of foetus, not the birth. Induced abortion is always a source of debate. It is very intimately associated with the dignity of the individual. The issue becomes more complex in that two people exist within the same individual: They are the mother and the unborn child. Therefore, the problem always debated is which individual should be given priority. Additionally, there is another factor that causes the debate; the definition of a “human being”. This is very important because it decides when and how far we can tolerate abortion. There are several definitions of “human being” according

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