Persuasive Essay on How Abortion Is Wrong

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Each year, almost half of all pregnancies among American women are unintended. About half of these unplanned pregnancies, 1.3 million each year, are ended by abortion. In my opinion, abortion is down right wrong. Life begins at human conception, therefore enabling abortion to fall under the category of murder. Abortions are not nearly as safe as many think for the mother, physically or mentally. Abortion also happens to not be the only alternative to having a child, but many see it as that. Abortion is wrong and should not be permitted anywhere, because abortion is basically the murdering of an unborn child, many physical and psychological risks and damages come from abortion, and lastly, there are numerous other ways to get out of parenting an unwanted child than abortion. Since life begins at conception, abortion is similar to murder, as it is the act of taking human life. No civilized society permits one human to intentionally harm or take the life of another human without punishment, and abortion is no different. We see murder as an awful, hideous crime, but yet we stick up and protect abortion like its absolutely okay. When you chose to no longer carry that child, you are choosing to not only strip that child of a chance at life but also you are taking away God`s gift to that child, and how is that right, because you most certainly got to live? It is absolutely inhumane and wrong, because abortion can be considered murder, since the fetus has already began its journey toward birth and a life. Secondly, abortion can lead to severe medical and psychological issues down the road. With abortion, the risk of ectopic pregnancy doubles, and the chance of miscarriages and pelvic inflammatory disease increase. Other physical problems include hemorrhages, infection, fertility, and even death. The psychological effects of abortion are so well documented that

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