Pro-Life Persuasive Speech Essay

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Pro-Life Persuasive Speech Today I will be addressing the topic of abortion in hopes to persuade you not only that abortion is wrong, but to also take a stand against it. I will be explaining abortion, giving statistics, countering pro-choice arguments, and telling you what you can do to stop this American Holocaust against the unborn. To give you the idea of the devastation abortion may cause to the world, I am going to give four situations many pro-choice people believe warrant an abortion. You may decide whether you agree. Picture an impoverished family. There are already 14 children and the mother is expecting a 15th. Given their circumstances, would you call for an abortion? If yes, you just killed John Wesley, one of the greatest evangelists of the 19th century. Picture a family of five. The first child is blind, the second is dead, the third is deaf, and the fourth has tuberculosis. The mother also has tuberculosis. Given the poor health of the family, and the chances this child will not live very long, would you call for an abortion? If yes, you just killed Beethoven. Picture a 13 year old girl, pregnant after being raped by a white man. Given her age and the nature of conception, would you call for an abortion? If yes, you just killed Ethel Waters, a famous gospel singer. Finally, picture a teenage girl who is unmarried and pregnant. Her fiancé is not the father and he is angry. Given the problems this child may cause her relationship, would you call for an abortion? If yes, you have just declared the murder of Jesus Christ. As you can see, seemingly justifiable abortions could have stripped us of very important and influential historical figures. Now, before you can be persuaded against abortion, you must first be familiar with it. As defined by the pro-life and pro-choice alike, abortion is the induced termination of a

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