Essay about Abortion Should Not Be Legal

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Abortion Abortion is described as the termination of a pregnancy. There is much controversy and debate when it comes to abortion. There are two sides to abortion and they are pro-life and pro-choice. Pro-life is against abortion claiming that it is murder of a helpless baby who has not had a chance to live. Pro-choice is for abortion believing that it is a woman’s right to choose what happens to her body and not the government’s. Many questions are raised so that everyone must look at both sides of the issue to better understand abortion. Abortion should not be allowed because it is murder, against the idea that all life is precious, and unfair to the unborn child. There are many people that are opposed to abortion. These people are known to support the pro-life side being more religiously influenced. For example, a catholic will always be pro-life because it is against their religion. “Abortion must be illegal if murder is illegal. It should never be lawful to kill any innocent human being”(“3 Legal Reasons”). We deprive the unborn child of his/her life future by taking their life. It is not fair under any circumstances to the unborn child. If it is illegal to for a human to kill another human then why should it be legal for a human to murder an unborn child? “Abortion is in direct defiance of the commonly accepted idea of the sanctity of human life”(“10 Common Arguments”). All life is precious and should be given a second chance. Abortion takes the right to a meaningful…

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