According to Webster’s dictionary, abortion is the termination of pregnancy after, accompanied by resulting in, or closely followed by death of the embryo or fetus. I believe that abortion should be illegal. Our world today is full of unsolved, devising and controversial issues. Most of them relate to our morals, ethics, and religion, thus creating a very strong ‘Yes’ and ‘No’. If you were to come to any kind of conclusion on abortion, there would still be a downside to it, and that is primarily why the world cannot agree on this sensitive and emotional issue.
Make no mistake-that from the moment of conception, a new human life has been created. Only those who allow their emotional passion to override their knowledge can deny it: only those who are irrational or ignorant of science doubt that when a human sperm fertilizes a human ovum a new human being is created. Do you consider something with a beating heart a living creature? A baby’s heart forms and starts beating in the fifth week of pregnancy: therefore, that would make abortion murder. Most people consider it murder to kill a baby the day after it is born. Then why would it not be murder to kill it before it is born?
Abortions are often considered “the easy way out.” I feel that abortions are just selfish. There is no easy way out. I could not imagine living with the guilt of taking
another’s life. Especially the life of something I created, and that is dependent of me. There are so many people out there that wish they had the chance to get pregnant. If you really feel that you are not ready to be a parent then you could at least give the baby up for adoption, and make the baby’s life and...