assault, outline that any individual who intentionally kills or attempts to kill an unborn kid ought to be penalized for deliberately murdering a human ( McCoyd, 2008). What is more, the Act posits that unborn children are members of the species Homo sapiens, which guarantees their existence. In light of this, more than 38 states within the US have endorsed similar fetal homicide regulations. Religious ideologies also play critical roles in the debates against abortion. From a religious point of view, abortion should not be allowed because it goes against God. According to Christianity, abortion infringes upon the seventh commandment, which mentions that killing is ungodly (Beery, 2019). For instance, the Roman Catholic Church declares abortion to be a murder with the excommunication as the punishment. For example, anti-abortion advocates cited Jeremiah 1:5, which outlines, "before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee." Since the bible does not distinguish a fetus from
ABORTION 4 a baby, this aspects applies to both an infant and the unborn. As such, facilitating an abortion goes against the laws of God.In Hinduism, the holy scriptures mention that abortion is a comparablesin to murdering one's guardians. Modern Christian religions have nuanced teachings, thoughts, and positions concerning abortion, particularly in extenuating events. The Church, Oriental Orthodoxy, evangelical Protestants and the Eastern Orthodox Church oppose abortion as they describe it as immoral act since it results in the death of foetus as a mean to end life (Daniels, 2018). Notably, the Christians religions are perceived to be pro-life hence they strongly disagree with the abortion since it brings an end of life to unborn. The final argument put forth by anti-abortion proponents is that it encourages a culture whereby it is easy to dispose of human lives. The proliferation of abortion according to this perspective gives the impression that life has insignificant value. In reiterating the comments made by Pope Francis, Magliano (2015) notes that people not only discard food and unessential items, but often humans themselves, who are thrown away based on the notion that they are 'unnecessary'. In view of the article, when humans convince each other that abortion is acceptable, they emphasize the notion that life is disposable, that people can get rid of anyone or anything that is an inconvenience to them. Although history is full of instances where humanity championed ideologies that resulted in killings of the millions of people, no ideology has led to billions of deaths of innocent lives as the present culture of abortions and the “discarding” of embryos ( Magliano, 2015). In conventional media or politics, few individuals are concerned about the overwhelming numbers of conceived yet unborn lives destroyed. Furthermore, the general population has accepted - willingly or unwillingly - as something they either approve of or cannot change. According to the critics of abortion, this societal inclination shows where the
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