Abortion- Is It a Moral or an Immoral Choice? Essay

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The title of the first article is "Abortion is a Moral Choice" by Henry Morgentaler. This article upholds women's rights to abortion in the belief that it reduces the number of unwanted children and also reduces the number of adult criminals that suffer from childhood neglect or parental abuse.
The title of the second article is "Abortion is Immoral" by John Paul II. This article objects abortion in the belief that it is a crime which kills an innocent human being and also against all Christian belief that abortion could be of any good regardless of circumstances.
Abortion is a pro-choice decision which allows children to be born into homes which they will be loved and cared for. Abortion also gives the right to parents to decide
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He uses these examples to persuade his readers that abortion is an unlawful sin. Henry Morgentaler, the author of "Abortion is a Moral Choice", is also the founding president of the Humanist Association of Canada and the author of "Abortion and Contraception". Not only has he written articles upholding abortion but he has also opened abortion clinics across Canada. In the opposing article "Abortion is Immoral" written by John Paul II, who is also the pope of the Roman Catholic Church, contends abortion as a crime because it kills an innocent human being who has yet to be born. Henry Morgentaler, the author of "Abortion is a Moral Choice" impressed me the most by thoroughly explaining his view as to why he believes abortion is a moral choice. Not only does he list numerous reasons as to why he upholds abortion, but he also uses real life scenarios to help illustrate his view-points. It is highly important for readers to be able to relate to the authors work. By using real life scenarios, the author is able to draw his audience into the article in which they evaluate the scenario and make a critical decision in deciding if abortion is moral or immoral. In my opinion, John Paul II was bias in his article "Abortion is Immoral." He only presents us with the Christian belief that abortion is an unlawful sin and an intentional crime. He only provided us with the reasons why Christians believe that abortion is morally wrong,