Wanting Every Child To Be A Wanted Child: Argument Against Abortion

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Abortion PHI 103 Informal Logic Randy Larsen 30 April 2012 Abortion "Whether one accepts it or not, abortion is and always will be part of society. There will always be dire situations where some women may have to choose the option of abortion” (Campion-Smith). Abortion is defined as an operation or other procedure to terminate pregnancy before the fetus is viable. The debates between pro-life and pro-choice supporters have been long and drawn out. Abortion should be illegal with certain exceptions based on medical, rape, or incest. Nearly half of pregnancies among American women are unintended, and about four in ten of these are terminated by abortion. The ultimate fight for pro-life supporters are to amend the United States Constitution…show more content…
The option to have a child that a loving family would want versus having a child the family can’t afford and doesn’t want. The pro-choice supporters believe that it should be the women’s choice. They believe that human personhood cannot be proved and that the government should not impeded on the rights of a women to decide whether to keep or abort the pregnancy (http://civilliberty.about.com/od/abortion/tp/Pro-Life-vs-Pro-Choice.htm). Pro-choice supporters are also trying to put an emphasis on reducing unplanned pregnancies. They are planning to increase funding for family planning services, contraceptive research, and making it a requirement for health insurance companies to pay for the contraceptives (Rovner). As stated in the first quote of this paper, there are situation where a women should have the option of…show more content…
Pregnant women will get abortions because they do not like the sex of the baby or because they just don’t want a baby. At the same time, the same females will get pregnant time after time and will abort the baby because they don’t want it. There are plenty of loving families who cannot get pregnant and will adopt their babies, in most cases will even pay for all the prenatal care (http://www.adopthelp.com). Some of the pro-life supporters believe that in certain situations abortions are necessary to save a life. The law to illegalize abortion will have an exception to certain cases. Abortion should not be first choice when being pregnant. There are other options and other ways then killing a baby. Pro-life has valid arguments while pro-choice will counter their arguments and via-versa in a never-ending cycle. There is no true one side, in pro-life there are situations that might arise that abortion is the only option while pro-choice does not need to allow repeat offenders of abortion to keep aborting the babies. This argument will go on and even if they agree on a compromise, some people will still be completely against

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