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Pro-Abortion over Pro-life An unborn child doesn't have a soul A sixteen year old walks down a nameless back alley on the mainland, one of only a million others, and she carries with her an unborn child of 4 months. She had tried to hide it but the signs were finally showing, "Who was the father" were the cries and pleas of those whom she loved. She was raped a year ago by her ex-boyfriend and now carries their unwanted child. Should she be forced to carry and care for the child she hadn't planned for? Should she be forced to love a child who will for her every waking moment remind her of the night her rights were stripped from her? Should she not have the choice to safely abort her unwanted child instead of resorting to a back alley where she may endanger her own life? Sadly this kind of a story was a reality for thousands of teen's worldwide, but not only teens suffer from this fate.

Women of all kinds have to suffer the choices and consequences that they must make, but should they not have a choice to abort their unwanted children instead of resorting to the back alley scenes of coat hangers and illegitimate drugs? Many will argue firstly that it is against religion and faith to kill a child, to destroy a soul, especially one so pure as an unborn baby's. See thou that's just the thing. It's an UNborn baby a.k.a. not a human a.k.a. it doesn't HAVE a soul! So you wouldn't be killing anything, just a fetus that has in it potential to become a human being, potential to become a living being. But that's all it is, potential. It's like trying to argue that liposuction should be illegal because...