Abortion Thesis

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Thesis

Abortion is a totally unacceptable, cruel and unethical practice and

should be considered illegal except under some special cases and medical

circumstances that indicate a danger to the mother. Our judicial system

must consider the ethical and moral aspects of abortion as an intrinsic

part of the problem when approaching this social issue. The recent banning

of the partial birth abortion is a huge stride in the positive direction.

Introduction

Abortion is the one of the most debated social issues of this

century. The controversy as to the right that man has over the life of a

baby in the fetus and in controlling its entry into the world is a much-

debated topic. Abortion
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Even more astounding is

the fact that 80% of these are undertaken on perfectly healthy mothers and

babies. [Tidelweb]. Sen. Rick Santorum said that the procedure was, "never

medically necessary, not taught in any medical school in this country, not

recommended," [Nikki Katz]. Recently President bush has passed the law,

which bans this cruel procedure making a positive step in the right

direction.

Conclusion

Abortion is a cruel procedure irrespective of the periods within which

it is done and the methods adopted. Unless strict medical grounds indicate

it abortion should never be performed. In other words abortion must only be

permitted as a life saving procedure and not as a convenient method to

terminate pregnancy. We have the moral obligation to save lives and to put

an end to this inhuman and brutal procedure, which defies all ethical and

logical reasoning. The roe vs. wade case bought a revolutionary change and

the number of abortions continued to increase. Today, however our

government has banned certain cruel methods like Partial-Birth Abortion. We

must strive to employ strict legal measures to counter all forms of this

obnoxious practice from being used as a purely elective and convenient

alternative to motherhood. A better appreciation of the moral and ethical

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