Should Abortion Be Allowed In The US

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Should Abortion Be Allowed In The US? 1 Should Abortion Be Allowed In The United States? Ryan Zmolek Writing 2 Tyler Renshaw October 12, 2008
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Should Abortion Be Allowed In The US? 2 Should Abortion Be Allowed In The United States? Abortion is the process in which the developing child is removed from a mother's womb. Abortion is a controversial topic in today’s society that has strong arguments in support of both sides. Commonly discussed questions about abortion include: When does life begin? Can we give a person the right to take away the life of another? Is the morning after pill abortion or contraception? Science provides the information and facts about abortion but the way the information is viewed is interpreted differently. Abortion should be allowed because the world is overpopulated and an unwanted child, a child that has been affected by a mother’s drug use, or a child that cannot be properly taken care of by its parents should not have to put a burden on the world. When does life begin? The pivotal argument surrounding the abortion controversy concerns when life begins. Opponents to abortion believe that life begins at conception; when the sperm meets the egg or zygote. At that time, the zygote has the potential to become a human being. Any attempt to abort the zygote is considered murder. This is equivalent to terminating a human life.
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