Abortion: Childbirth and Individual Choice Essay

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Abortion is a matter of individual choice. There was a picture of a fetus cut up into pieces but what if No one can say with certainty when a fetus becomes a person. The unborn is simply a clump of tissue. So, abortion is terminating a pregnancy, not killing a baby. Life begins at birth, that's why we celebrate birthdays, not conception days.
It is inhumane to use abortion to set artificial standards of quality for human life. No one has the right to judge the quality of another human being's life, or decide who should live and who should not. The fundamental value of human life is a given; it is not determined by an individual's physical or mental
The government should not interfere in this highly personal issue.
(Pro-life Rebuttal) As Thomas Jefferson once wrote, "the care of the human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government." In modern American society it is naïve to suggest that the government can be absent from the debate on human life. The government acts through law to regulate in areas much less fundamental than the right to life. The real issue is whether the government will fulfill its responsibility to protect and preserve life, or continue to allow this most fundamental human right to be denied.
Every woman has the right to control her own body. A fetus is part of a woman's body like her tonsils or appendix, because it is dependent on her for survival in the womb.
(Pro-life Rebuttal) All human beings have rights that must be protected. A woman has a right to protect her own body. Her unborn child, too, has rights, beginning with the right to continue life. The unborn child is an individual, separate and distinct from its mother's or father's. The baby has its own blood type, heart, brain, and other organs, and may have differently colored eyes, hair, and complexion. Being…