Abortion - Philosophy 112 13 July 2006 Abortion "It is...

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Philosophy 112 13 July 2006 Abortion "It is equally as heinous intentionally to kill a human being in existence at fertilization, as to kill a larger pre-born child,” or so says Nellie Gray a Pro Life supporter. 1 However moving her statement may be, it is her opinion and not a fact. The scientific community has not given a specific definition of the exact moment a group of cells becomes a human being. In that case, it makes the topic of abortion more an issue of beliefs rather than a straight forward case. One must decide what they believe the law should say and what they themselves believe is the right course of action. First and foremost, it must be decided if there should be a law permitting or prohibiting abortion. In deciding upon any law or regulation, one ought to keep in mind the principles of our country and constitution. In turn, the laws are not to be made in the opinion of the lawmaker, but in the best interest of the people and in regard of their rights. It is in this individual’s beliefs that the constitution dictates that there ought to be freedom for every individual to believe as they wish and that there be a separation of church and state. In saying so, I believe that the matter of abortion should be a matter of
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