The dead baby is then removed from the uterus. Hysterotomy is a method generally used when others have failed. Incisions are made into the abdomen and uterus, and the baby is removed. Babies are sometimes born alive during this procedure.
This method offers the highest risk to the health of the mother because of the potential of rupturing. Some immediate abortion risks include infection leading to sterility or death, excessive bleeding, high fever, a perforated uterus leading to sterility, shock and death.
Abortion also increases the risk of breast cancer, cervical cancer, tubal pregnancy, miscarriage, premature birth, and sterility. The Catholic Church teaches that all humans have a right to live, from the moment of conception until the natural ordained moment of death.
According to these teachings, a person is living when as young as an embryo until the last second of life before death. Any of the above stated forms of abortion are morally wrong because they murder a fetus which is living, moving, and breathing.
Our destiny, our fate, and our entire race are intensely affected when we take the decision into our own hands. Playing God by intervening in human life transforms us into murderers.
We do not have the capacity to choose life or death for a defenseless fetus. When the Commandments were handed down to Moses, they were ordained to be true by God. Abortion is a direct violation of the fifth Commandment. Even in hard cases such as rape and incest, Catholics believe there are better options. Only one percent of abortions done each year are a result of involuntary sexual occurrences. Every baby is wanted and loved by God who has a distinct plan for their lives.
Many times after having an abortion, a woman will become emotionally unstable. Post-abortion syndrome describes the trauma of the woman who finally feels guilty, understands the repercussions of her actions, and regrets her previous decision.
Depression, anxiety, insomnia, and suicide are all common symptoms a woman will encounter after an abortion. Post-abortion counseling is available to aid any woman who is suffering from the pain of death and moral responsibility. In , the process of abortion was legalized in the United States after the cases of Roe verses Wade and Doe verses Bolton. Norma McCorvey lied under oath, saying that she was gang raped.
In the second case, the United States senate judiciary committee concluded that no barriers of any kind would be put on a woman who chose to have an abortion at any stage of her pregnancy.
Under United States law, murder is illegal and the consequences for any such action would be imprisonment or, in some states, capital punishment. This is so because human have the rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness according to the Constitution. First and foremost is the right to live. It should not be any different in regards to unborn children. A person is created at the instant of conception.
Therefore, every instance of abortion is murder. They believe that although all the organs of a person are present, it is not a person until its birth. How can a woman go through with an abortion if she knows the following facts?
At 0 days old, the egg and sperm unite. At 4 days old, the cells begin to differentiate. From days, the heart of the baby begins to beat. At weeks, the nerves and muscles work together for the first time.
At 7 weeks, spontaneous movement is detectable. One hundred thousand new nerve cells are made each minute. From weeks, the palm and finger prints form.
At 11 weeks, all the body systems are working and hiccups can occur. At 3 months old, there is a distinct individuality in behavior. At 4 months old, kicks of the feet can be detected, females have all 5 million ova formed, and the mother will start to show. At 5 months old, there is response to sound and light. At 6 months old, if cared for properly, the baby can be born prematurely. So what exactly is the question? Life begins at the moment of conception, which was established.
If it is murder to kill a human being, in any stage of life, there should be no debate. If it is a moral and social sin, why is this paper even necessary? We have an obligation to the world to keep human life sacred. More than that however, we have an obligation to our own bodies not to allow such violence to be committed. Although this deprivation is one in which the child is denied life, it is one in which the mother is denied the joy and opportunity to raise that baby. We are created in the image of God.
God created us all. The second reason I am pro-life is that ending a human life by abortion is modern day human sacrifice. In studying ancient history, I learned that humans were killed as sacrifices to false idols.
People are taught that children are expensive, a burden to carry and will prevent them from pursuing their own dreams. All people are to be treasured and motherhood received as a gift from the Lord. Not only am I pro-life for the reasons above, but I have also seen first hand how precious life is even when it is small. Sadly, when the baby was only eleven weeks old, my mom had a miscarriage.
She had the baby at home and even though the baby was smaller than my thumb, I could see that it was a human being. The baby had arms, legs, eyes, ears and a nose. I knew this baby was a true gift, made by God. Since then, my family has been blessed with two more children and I have realized that no matter how small, babies are a gift from the Lord. In conclusion, the three reasons that make me pro-life are God, knowing that abortion is human sacrifice, and how much I still love my lost sibling.
Abortion, Pro-Life Abortion refers to a practice whereby a pregnancy is terminated with the outcome being the death of a human fetus (Hillar, ). It remains one of the most contested issues in as far as social and moral obligations are concerned.
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Introduction Abortion is a highly debatable subject that splits people into one of two categories; pro-choice or pro-life. People that support a pro choice feel that women should have the right to either keep or terminate their pregnancy. ABORTION RIGHTS ARE PRO-LIFE by Leonard Peikoff Roe V. Wade Anniversary Still Finds Defense of the Right to Abortion Compromised. ABORTION: AN ABSOLUTE RIGHT by the Association for Objective Law.