Essay about Abortion Should Not Be Legal

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“It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish” (Mother Teresa). Abortion has been a debatable topic for quite some years now; even though no one could ever seem to come to a consensus on whether it is wrong or right, good or bad; abortion was made legal on January 22, 1973. The violent act of abortion takes away the right to life from the unborn, innocent baby, and it gives the woman a way out of her responsibility and God given duty of motherhood, and it promotes selfishness. Therefore, abortion should never be legal under any circumstances.

Violent acts done deliberately should not be mistakenly represented as “rights”; they are an act of violence and should have consequences just like any other. Two of the male founders of the National Association to Repeal Abortion Laws were among the first to portray abortion as a “right” rather than an act of violence” (Foster, 2015, p. 1). So basically Foster states that if a woman gets pregnant, she is completely entitled to the “right” of killing an innocent being. Wrong. This incident occurs many of times within the United States and should be presented as an act of violence rather than a “right.” This would not be viewed as a right if killing took place under a different circumstance. For example, a man who walks down the street and takes lives would be considered a vicious murder.The shooter of this incident would have consequences to pay, and so should any woman getting an abortion.…

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