Abortion comparison/contrast

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Comparison/Contrast Essay ABORTION In our society today abortion is a controversial issue. Everybody has their own opinions and their own viewpoints about abortion. There are the pro-choice activists and there are pro-life activists. Whichever side or position one takes, the argument seems to be fairly balanced. For every point supporting abortion there is a counter-point stating just the opposite. Since abortion is legal in the United States of America, many people believe that it should remain legal. These people believe this because they are pro-choice activists. Pro-choice activists believe that it is the woman’s right to choose whether or not to give birth to her baby once she becomes pregnant. On the other hand, there are people in our society who are working hard and making every effort to convenience Congress to pass laws that would make abortion illegal. These people who want to abolish abortion are called the pro- Continue...

The pro-choice activists do not see abortion as murder because in their minds and opinions the fetus is not yet fully human. The pro-choice activists argue that abortion is a choice that should be decided by each individual. The pro-life activists believe that there is no reason good enough to justify killing a fetus. It certainly does not discriminate between the different stages of a person's life. This scripture verse is simple and easy to understand. If the laws of our land take away the woman's right to choose, some people feel that the law would be limiting her other rights too. They feel that women have the right and the freedom of choice to abort a baby simply because that baby is growing in their womb. Even though it is a very personal decision, the future of abortion rights will have to be left for the Supreme Court to decide. The pro-life activists believe that keeping one of the Ten Commandments in the bible, which says, "Thou shalt not kill, is of utmost importance. Both the pro-choice activist and the pro-life activist present strong, logical opinions and arguments regarding their points of view. The pro-life activists believe that life cannot be measured and that our Congress should change our laws to outlaw abortion. They do not believe that just because a girl is young, poor, or even on drugs, that she has the right to terminate life. Some women do not want to suffer the physical and emotional trauma of being pregnant and giving birth, only to give the baby away.