Businessbooksummariesreview.com

Abortion- both views

Thou shalt not kill. This is one of the Ten Commandments. And is also something religious people live by. Killing is morally wrong. A baby's heart is developing at two weeks and "Many scientists now agree that human life starts at conception" (Common 2). This proves that the fetus is murdered during the procedure of abortion.
Many religions denounced the practice of abortion because it is morally wrong. A fetus is only half of it's mother and half of it's father, but is also a full being on it's own. "Science has made it possible for a fetus to live without its mother early during the second trimester" (abortioninfonet 1)
The bible has many versus about the mother and the infant in her womb. "Can a woman forget her infant, or be without tenderness for the child in her womb? Yea, they may forget, yet will not forget thee" (Isaiah 49:15). Women who have abortions sometimes second-guess their actions. The child they killed was a part of them they will never get back.
One religion says "all is taken care of, God is totally forgiving and will always forgive you of anything if you simply believe there is a God" (qtd in priests for life 1). Having an abortion breaks no law. Following the laws of the land is important to religious people.
Some scientists say life begins at conception, but when the Roe v Wade case was ruled, Justice Harry Blackmun wrote: "We need not resolve the difficult of when life begins. When those trained in the disciplines of medicine, philosophy, and theology are unable to arrive at any consensus, the judiciary, at this point in the development of man's knowledge is not at the position to speculate"(qtd in members 3).
The idea of life as a fetus and when it begins is only opinion. Freedom of choice is a part of the Constitution. Women should have the freedom to choose what they

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *