The Morality Of Abortion And Abortion Essay

1036 Words Oct 5th, 2014 5 Pages
The Morality of Abortion The number 54,559,615 is an extremely important number. It 's not the number of people that died in the Holocaust; that number is 11,000,000. It 's not the number of people to have died from cancer since 1990; that number is 5,000,000. It 's not even the number of casualties in the Iraq War; that number is well over 2,000,000. 54,559,615 is the number of abortions since 1973 and it 's a very important number for three specific reasons. This number shows the lack of responsibility society is beginning to have, the uneducated guess of what makes a human a human by pro-choice advocates, and it denies any negative effects that come of abortion. To begin, responsibility plays a massive role in dictating whether or not abortion is moral. Many pro-choice advocates suggest that because accidents happen a women should have the choice to decide what she wants to do with her body. This argument is flawed because it assumes something very important; accidents are commonplace. Accidents aren 't commonplace; in fact, 1 out of every 100 women that are on birth control will get pregnant not due to an accident, but because there is a lack of responsibility of the taker of birth control. The most common reasons why women end up pregnant on birth control is because they don 't take it properly, they forget to take it completely, they take a generic form of the pill, or they rely on only one form of birth control. With all this taken into account, if properly used,…

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