Abortion (con)

Essay by luvbug523862Junior High, 9th grade November 2002

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Every year in America, over 1,000,000 murders never reach the courtroom. They never reach the courtroom because they are completely legal. Abortion continues to grow across the world. America and society in general has deemed this inhumane act to be okay. What people don't seem to realize is that people are killing an innocent human being. No matter what anyone believes, it is a human being, and the mother shouldn't have the right to kill it if she doesn't want it. She can do other things to give up the baby besides killing it.

But what if the girl is raped? There are many positions on this section of abortion. Just because the girl is raped does not mean she should kill the child. No, she probably did not wish to become pregnant, and no she definitely did not want to be raped, but it is still murder.

She's killing her own child whether she wants to admit it or not. Sadly, many people do not seem to comprehend the seriousness of this situation. If the girl doesn't want to keep the child there are other ways of giving it up, like putting it up for adoption. At least that way the child still lives and goes to a good home, where the baby can grow up in the world instead of dying.

Why doesn't America see abortion as murder? America doesn't see abortion as murder because they say the fetus is not a living creature, but is it? Yes, it is. The human life begins when a sperm fertilizes an egg. Food and oxygen pass from the mother's bloodstream to the fetus by means of the Placenta. After two months, the fetus is about 1 inch long and can move its head, mouth, arms, and legs and...