abortion essay

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Debate On Abortion.
Abortion is the deliberate killing of the weakest and most defenseless among us. So should it be illegal? Well let me inform you on some facts and known information, also I will throw in some opinions on the debate on abortion. What exactly is an abortion? Abortion is the termination of pregnancy by the removal or expulsion from the uterus of a fetus or embryo prior to viability. An abortion can occur spontaneously, in which case it is usually called a miscarriage, or it can be purposely induced. The term abortion most commonly refers to the induced abortion of a human pregnancy. It’s illegal in some states. But with that being said, the countries where abortion is illegal they still have a high abortion rate but it’s not healthy because you can’t find a doctor that’ll do it for you. I don’t believe that abortion is right and should be an option, and here’s why. From the moment you’re conceiver, you begin growing. The life conception has given you starts to form. You are rapidly growing and in nine short months you will take your first breath of fresh air and you will become someone’s whole heart.
A woman can legally abort her child as late as 24 weeks. By this time you have changed quite a bit from the embryo you started as. By week six you can start to see the features of your face. By week eight you have your arms and legs, with your muscles and you are able to move around. By week sixteen you have the ability to see. You find out if you’re a boy or a girl at twenty weeks and by twenty four you have a complete body and you are able to hear whats going on outside the womb you’re housed in.
At twenty four weeks, an unborn child can function enough to live outside the womb if need be. Taken care of with proper attention and medical help, you can make your life as