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Pro Life? No! Pro Choice! Essay

  • Submitted by: fatimabelle
  • on February 26, 2013
  • Category: Social Issues
  • Length: 835 words

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Pro choice? NO. Pro life!  

Everyone who supported slavery was free; everyone who supports abortion was born. If you were carried for nine months and your mother went through that long devastating labor, why would you not do the same for your child?   Dr. Seuss says,”A person is a person no matter how small.” That's a very powerful statement if you think about it. Once that sperm and egg meet, you have a life, a potential one. Every abortion kills an innocent life. Every abortion is wrong. By the time most women know they are pregnant ( about three weeks after the conception), their baby's heart is already beating. Abortion has claimed 52 million American lives in the past forty years. Abortion is different from any other medical procedure because no other procedure takes an innocent life. Not only does abortion take the life of that innocent fetus, but it leaves the parents with regret, and feeling of shame and guilt for the rest of their lives. Not mentioning how it can affect a woman's health and future pregnancies. Abortion is wrong and it should not be accepted under any circumstances because it takes an innocent life.

To begin with, abortion results in emotional turmoil for the mother. Some people think that there's no emotional turmoil from abortion but they're wrong. Here are some women who had abortions and this is what they said: “I really regret having an abortion because I wanted my baby. It would have been hard because I am so young, but I would do anything I could to take care of my baby. It hurts me that I killed my first child. I love kids and it will never happen again.” - Marquisha. She also stated, “To my baby: I love you and I am sorry you did not get to live your life because your momma did a terrible thing.” Another young lady Brianne, said on the same website (Standupgirl.com),“ I went for the abortion. At first I was happy because I no longer had worries or responsibilities, but that changed. Think before you do it. It is a life...

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