Anti Abortion Utilitarian Approach

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The topic of abortion is a very sensitive subject. Abortion is seriously immoral. I feel that the best way for me to argue against abortion is with Mill’s Utilitarianism. The utilitarian view of society is we should do what ever is possible to achieve ultimate pleasure with the least amount of pain. Weather abortion is morally right or wrong is very hard to prove. The question I pose to you is , is it morally acceptable to kill a human being. No, it is morally wrong to kill human beings. So why is it ok to kill an unborn baby. Is there more pleasure or pain in the act of abortion? Will the unborn fetus in its life live a mostly happy life? Or will this life be filled with pain and suffering? In every life there will be a certian amount of pain and/or suffering, but the chances of it outweighing happiness is not likely. So taking into Consideration the life of the fetus would suggest that abortion is wrong. But take into consideration the l Continue...


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In some cases as in rape or incest or when the complications of childbirth could cause the death of the mother or the fetus or even both, in these cases abortion might be the answer but it is never 100 ok. According to scientific evidence, once the egg is fertilized every characteristic of a brand new human being is existent, from the color of the eyes and hair to the sex and everything else. Human life begins at conception, when the egg is fertilized. But do you know what happens when you wait to long Abortions are done up until 23 weeks or 6 months. In this procedure , a doctor induces labor synthetically. When all but the head of the baby is exposed the doctor takes a scissor like tool an punctures the skull. Will the pain and suffering of the actual abortion outweigh the pleasure of killing your unborn child Will you live without regret or guilt of killing that child Will your life be that much happier without himherMy next question is, is a fetus a human being Scientific evidence shows that a fetus is a human being. With all of this in mind I would like to conclude that 1) it is morally wrong to kill human beings. Some people may think that if you do the abortion in the first two to three weeks that it is ok and that it wasn"tmt really a person yet any way. Just like it is wrong to kill any human being. Abortion is wrong weather you are going for the abortion the day you find out that you are pregnant or you wait to do the abortion until your second or third trimester you are still killing a human. Finally the dead baby is removed from the birth canal. Woman grieve over a miscarriage because of the loss of a baby, a human life. The baby is turned to the breech position, where the baby is born feet first.

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