Abortion vs. Life Essay

713 WordsDec 1, 20143 Pages
In this essay I will be discussing a big subject in today’s society and that is abortion. The debates are basically divided into two groups 'Pro-Life' and 'Pro-Choice'. Pro-life supporters want abortion to be illegal and not performed anywhere. Pro-choice supporters want the choice to be up to the woman and no one else. For those who don’t know, an abortion is the termination of an unwanted pregnancy by loss of or destruction of an egg, embryo or fetus before birth. The term of abortion is used to define the termination of a pregnancy before the fetus attains capacity for life outside the uterus. If you look at it from the moral angle, there are many dimensions affiliated to abortion. It is virtually impossible to give an ethical judgment in any case of an abortion because the debate is extremely complex and every single question raises another. Therefore, too completely get a full understanding one must be open minded as you study and know more on both sides of the story and from there you can come up with your own opinion. In debates on abortion, it is always smart to be unbiased as only that can help you arrive at a better position to conclude anything on this topic. Following are some ethical issues that need to be thought over deeply on this subject. Is it ethically/morally wrong to kill any fetus that has the potential to life? Those against abortion argue that a fetus is very much alive like us and has the capacity to evolve into a complete human being. So killing a fetus is just like killing a human being, which is completely wrong. In response to this sensitive question, pro-choice supporters come up with their own logical argument. As for the clinical researchers who study abortion, claims there is no precise definition of a “human being” in the womb. Just because a group of living cells exist in the womb, is not right to call it a "human being". If

More about Abortion vs. Life Essay

Open Document