Abortion: Most Controversial Issues In The US

1916 Words8 Pages
Abortion Abortion is one of the biggest controversial issues in the U.S. ever since the roe vs. wade decision in 1973. This legalized that a woman could chose to abort her baby in the earlier months of pregnancy without restriction until the baby had reached a certain stage of growth. It passed because mothers were experiencing painful side effects or having bad health from being pregnant. Women were having abortions at first because they thought abortion was the only way out. Those women who are considering abortion because of personal issues should choose adoption instead. There are a lot of things a woman should consider before deciding whether or not to have an abortion. She must consider how an abortion will affect her health, her…show more content…
Which means the child should have its own choice to descided how he choses to live and make his own happiness and have the right to even be alive to be able to be happy. If you have an abortion, you are taking away the baby’s right. Your baby has the right to find its own happiness. It should not be a woman’s choice to have an abortion because it was the woman’s choice to have sex in the first place. If they are going to make that decision to have sex, they are making the decision to accept the consequences of that choice. When an embryo is fertilized it is alive and forming into a baby, therefore, what right do we have to destroy that if we were irresponsible? And, even if you didn’t want that infant you created because of irresponsible actions, there is still the option of adoption or birth control. Even the Constitution can back up pro-life views of abortion. If you look at the constitution, it says people have the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. If you have an abortion, you are taking those rights from what would be a child. If you kill him/her, you take away his/her right to life. By aborting the baby, you take away his/her liberty. And, how can it pursue happiness if it isn’t alive to do so? You take away all those constitutional rights of that child when you abort…show more content…
The bible clearly states it is a sin to kill in the Ten Commandments. If having an abortion is sin then we will be held accountable for it on judgment day. “For you were created in my inmost being, you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully made; your works are wonderful. My frame was not hidden from you when I was woven together in the depths of the earth your eyes saw my unformed body all the days ordained for me was written in your book before any of them came to be.” (The Bible, Psalm 139:13-16). In this verse it says that god is omniscient and knows the choices we will make before we even think them. God has a reason for each one of us and what right do we have to hinder God’s

More about Abortion: Most Controversial Issues In The US

Open Document