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Moral issues 1 Moral issues as it relates to abortion South University Nursing 4070 June 26, 2011 Moral issues 2 Moral issues as it relates to abortion
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Abortion is one of the most frequently debated topics and consists of moral and social issues. Pro-choicers argue that a woman should have absolute control over her body and as such she should decide if she wants to carry a fetus to full term. Pro-lifers argue that an unborn fetus is a human life and should be preserved at all cost irrespective of the wishes of the mother or any threat to the life of the mother. Some people might argue that abortion is murder, but it can also be argued that it is not murder to end the life of a child before it come to full term. Abortion is an ethical or moral choice for any woman wishing to control her body. I believe that most women who have an abortion find it very difficult to come to that decision. A woman do not just decides to get pregnant in order to have an abortion. I am sure that it is not a wonderful feeling especially when you think that it could be a potential daughter or son. It must be heart wrenching to come to such a decision. According to Davis & Aroskar, “Abortion is a societal issue that will not go away and,
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