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  • Abortion - Right to Choose

    Abortion - Right to Choose

    Abortion - Right To Choose Many people believe abortion is a moral issue, but it is also a constitutional issue. It is a woman's right to choose what she does with her body, and it should not be altered or influenced by anyone else. This right is guaranteed by the ninth amendment, which contains the right to privacy. The ninth amendment states: "The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Abortion - Should Abortion Be Legalized?

    Abortion - Should Abortion Be Legalized?

    Abortion is a very controversial subject that has been continually argued over for the past few years and probably many years to come. The main controversy is should abortion be legalized? First before we get into the many sides of abortion we must first define abortion. Abortion is the destruction of the fetus or unborn child while the child is still in the mothers womb. This can be done by almost anyone from the mother

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • Abortion - Slaughtering the Young

    Abortion - Slaughtering the Young

    Abortion, the easiest way to fix one's mistakes. I mean, if one is going to screw around and accidentally get knocked up, why should they have to be responsible for the outcome of messing around. Why not just murder the unborn child. That is what goes on daily, slaughtering of young, innocent children, that if born, would easily find a home. What did they [the unborn child] do wrong? Oh nothing, it's just that

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    Submitted: March 30, 2010 By: Jack
  • Abortion - Termination of a Pregnancy

    Abortion - Termination of a Pregnancy

    Abortion Imagine being at the top of your high school class as valedictorian, president of student council, and prom queen, while all at the same time is envied by all your peers. Well, this was the scenario of a teenage girl by the name of Natasha Cole. Nothing could go wrong for Ms. Cole. She had her whole life ahead of her until she got caught in the wrong place at the wrong time. On

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    Submitted: March 23, 2010 By: Mike
  • Abortion - the Coexistence of Opposite and Conflicting Feelings

    Abortion - the Coexistence of Opposite and Conflicting Feelings

    The coexistence of opposite and conflicting feelings about abortion is centuries old. Disagreements between public policy, morality and individual behavior on this issue existed even at the time of Plato and Aristotle. In the past few decades abortion issue has been brought into sharper focus and has been vigorously debated. A number of factors are responsible for this but perhaps the major one has been that associated with the sexual revolution which accentuates freedom in

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    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Abortion - the Controversy on Morality

    Abortion - the Controversy on Morality

    Abortion- The Controversy on Morality Abortion’s legalization through Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade, has allowed for one in three pregnancies to end in abortion. This means that 1.5 million abortions are performed in the United States each year (Flanders 3). It ranks among the most complex and controversial issues, arousing heated legal, political, and ethical debates. The modern debate over abortion is a conflict of competing moral ideas and of fundamental human rights: to life,

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    Submitted: March 3, 2010 By: Mike
  • Abortion - the Controversy on Morality

    Abortion - the Controversy on Morality

    Leah Foote Holly Dillard English Composition 1301 October 27, 2004 Abortion- The Controversy on Morality Abortion’s legalization through Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade, has allowed for one in three pregnancies to end in abortion. This means that 1.5 million abortions are performed in the United States each year (Flanders 3). It ranks among the most complex and controversial issues, arousing heated legal, political, and ethical debates. The modern debate over abortion is a conflict of

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    Submitted: May 10, 2010 By: Vika
  • Abortion - the Deliberate Killing of a Human Being

    Abortion - the Deliberate Killing of a Human Being

    ABORTION Biomedical Ethics PHIL 235 EC Sunday April 16th, 2006 WINTER 2006 “An abortion is the deliberate killing of a human being. As such, it is a murder. When you kill an unborn child, you rob it of its whole future life. Therefore it is never morally permissible and it should be illegal.” Critically assess that claim. Abortion is one of the most controversial and frequently debated topics in the world. The fact that

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Jon
  • Abortion - the Deliberate Termination of a Pregnancy

    Abortion - the Deliberate Termination of a Pregnancy

    Abortion Perhaps no contemporary issue inspires more heated debate than abortion - the deliberate termination of a pregnancy. Many have witnessed and experienced the bitterness of such a controversial debate. There are two types of people in this world. Pro - choice activists believe in the right to choose a safe, legal abortion. Pro - life activists believe that abortion is murder. Why is the debate over abortion so emotional? Some argue about the rights

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    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: Edward
  • Abortion - the Destruction of Unwanted Children

    Abortion - the Destruction of Unwanted Children

    Abortion In Roman times, abortion and the destruction of unwanted children was permissible, but as out civilization has aged, it seems that such acts were no longer acceptable by rational human beings, so that in 1948, Canada along with most other nations in the world signed a declaration of the United Nations promising every human being the right to life. The World Medical Association meeting in Geneve at the same time, stated that the utmost

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    Submitted: May 16, 2010 By: Mike
  • Abortion - the Roe Vs. Wade Court Case of 1973

    Abortion - the Roe Vs. Wade Court Case of 1973

    Abortion is defined to be an operation or other intervention to end a pregnancy by removing an embryo or fetus from the womb. Activists on this topic are known to either be considered as pro-choice followers or pro-life followers. They both have are over this topic since the 1970’s and it remains to be a major political issue. As of right now abortion is considered legal by that federal government but has been challenged many

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    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Jon
  • Abortion - the Surgical Termination of a Pregnancy

    Abortion - the Surgical Termination of a Pregnancy

    Luevano 1 Stephanie Luevano Professor Arida Sociology 2 5 July 2005 Abortion Abortion is the surgical termination of a pregnancy. How odd that people are able to define something, that is such a controversial issue, so easily. There are hundreds, thousands, and even millions of things to say about abortion. When it comes to abortion, I find myself thinking like a symbolic interactionist. Abortion is a personal social issue and it needs to be seen

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    Submitted: April 14, 2010 By: Mike
  • Abortion - Two Beliefs

    Abortion - Two Beliefs

    Many have thought about the meaning of abortion. The argument being that every child born should be wanted, and others who believe that every child conceived should be born. This has been a controversial topic for years. Many people want to be able to decide the destiny of others. Everyone in the United States is covered under the United States constitution, and under the 14th Amendment women have been given the choice of abortion. Even

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Anna
  • Abortion - Unwanted Pregnancy

    Abortion - Unwanted Pregnancy

    ABORTION In America almost half of all pregnancies go unplanned which leads to abortion. Abortion in many ways is a different route for some people, but doing this to the female body will cause physical damage. Moreover, it causes damage to society and also a hard choice for a single parent to make. When Abortion is first decided on it is usually chosen to be done during the first three months of pregnancy, but if

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Max
  • Abortion - Various Views

    Abortion - Various Views

    Abortion There are two views on abortions. The pro-lifer’s believe that an abortion at any time is wrong. The pro-choice’s think that a woman should have the choice to abort the fetus before it becomes conscious. I am a strong believer in pro-life. I feel that an abortion of any kind is murder and should be treated as such. Just because the fetus is not born yet does not mean that it does not

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Top
  • Abortion 101

    Abortion 101

    The topic of abortion is one of the most controversial subjects around. It is a discussion of very different point of views, morals and ethics, and emotions. Abortion should be legalized because the government should not have the right to interfere with a women’s body, illegal abortions may result in fatalities, and most importantly, it is debatable when exactly a fetus is considered a human being. Views on abortion can be distinguished by two categories:

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Mike
  • Abortion and Euthanasia: Two Controversial Topics

    Abortion and Euthanasia: Two Controversial Topics

    Abortion and Euthanasia: Two Controversial Topics Ronald Dworkin brings up a much debated topic in his essay, “Life is Sacred: That’s the Easy Part.” The ideas of abortion and euthanasia have been intensely debated and argued over for a long time. Both sides of the argument refuse to change their views because each of them is stubborn and will not listen to any reason. Although I could be incorporated in this statement, I believe

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    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: Yan
  • Abortion and Soul

    Abortion and Soul

    Abortion is an important issue in today's society. As technology improves, it becomes easier to save premature babies, however it also becomes easier to get an abortion. There are so many different opinions on this subject, but ultimately each individual has to make their own mind up as to whether or not abortion is acceptable. The problem of abortion is not just restricted to the UK, the US, and other rich and powerful countries that

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    Submitted: May 23, 2010 By: Jack
  • Abortion and the Rights of Minors

    Abortion and the Rights of Minors

    Today, teenage abortion has become a complicated issue. We are faced with the decision of “WHO CHOOSES”, the parent or their pregnant teenage daughter. While most parents are informed and support their daughter’s decision whatever the decision may be, other parents doesn’t get informed about their daughter’s pregnancy or about getting an abortion. Instead they have illegal abortions or travel outside of the state to have an abortion because it is illegal in their

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    Essay Length: 2,154 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Abortion Argumentative Essay

    Abortion Argumentative Essay

    ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY ‘ABORTION’ Our world today is full of unsolved, devisive and controversial issues. Most of them relate to our morals, ethics and religion, thus creating a very strong ‘yes’ and ‘no’, or ‘good’ and ‘bad’ side. Like the Chinese Yin and Yang sign, abortion has a very prominent ‘black’ and ‘white’ side but also contains traces of each in the alternating colour. This shows that if you were to come to any kind of

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: July
  • Abortion Arguments

    Abortion Arguments

    Approximately 1.6 million murders are committed legally each year. With the exception of laws in few states, the mutilated bodies of the victims are thrown into dumpsters like pieces of rotten meat. While these victims lay waiting in the infested dumpsters to be hauled off to a landfill, the murderers are in their offices waiting for their next patient. This is the murder of an innocent child by a procedure known as abortion. Abortion stops

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Abortion as a Right

    Abortion as a Right

    Today in America those supporting and opposing abortion engage in very heated debates. I am for abortion for many reasons that I strongly believe in. Without legal abortion many women in this country would be killing or mutilating themselves. We would also have unwanted children, which leads to huge problems for families and society. Also I believe that the outlawing of abortion violates the separation of church and state. The choice to have an abortion

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Artur
  • Abortion Debate

    Abortion Debate

    The Abortion Debate Abortion has been a heavily debated topic in different societies throughout the world in past and present years. Unfortunately many do not see eye to eye on this subject, often causing outrage and extreme opinions by people across the nation (although it has been debated throughout the globe). There are various viewpoints of abortion (different degrees of opinions), due to personal experience, family values, religious beliefs, etc. Although beliefs on abortion vary

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Victor
  • Abortion Debate

    Abortion Debate

    Abortion is one of the most controversial issues of our century. Abortion is at once a moral, medical, legal, sociological, philosophical, demographic and psychological problem, not readily amendable to one-dimensional thinking. This kind of issue must be seriously considered because it actually deals with human life. Even now abortion doctors and sharp instruments forcefully take out hundreds of fetuses from mother’s womb both legally and illegally. There is no line explicitly protecting human life in

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    Essay Length: 1,214 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Top
  • Abortion Debate

    Abortion Debate

    You are about to witness a debate over a subject that has been widely and heatedly argued for years. As early as 1916, there were discussions of forms of abortion. It, at the time however, was called “Planned Parenthood”. Under the Planned Parenthood program the babies were born and then killed in order to “weed out our society”. This is much different from today’s abortions that are done for reasons such as safety to the

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    Submitted: March 31, 2010 By: Max
  • Abortion Ethics

    Abortion Ethics

    The argument of abortion has been raging since the Supreme Court case, Roe vs. Wade, in 1973. This court case has divided the country into two factions: pro-choice and pro-life. Pro-life advocates argue that abortions are murder and extreme levels of child abuse. While pro-choice advocates believe abortions are a justifiable means to end pregnancies. The pro-choice argument is that the fetus is not yet a human being and its rights should not override that

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    Essay Length: 879 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Abortion Ideas

    Abortion Ideas

    Many have pondered upon the meaning of abortion. The argument being that every child born should be wanted, and others who believe that every child conceived should be born (Sass vii). This has been a controversial topic for years. Many people want to be able to decide the destiny of others. Everyone in the United States is covered under the United States constitution, and under the 14th Amendment women have been given the choice of

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    Essay Length: 1,712 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: June 9, 2010 By: Mike
  • Abortion in American Society

    Abortion in American Society

    Abortion When discussing the topic of abortion amongst American society, a number of mixed emotions seem to come out. In this essay I will attempt to show people that abortion is morally and ethically wrong and by far hazardous to woman’s health. My intention is not to offend people but to educate and have those who stand by abortion obtain a better understanding as to why I think abortion is unethical and wrong. With the

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Max
  • Abortion in Us

    Abortion in Us

    Abortion A young women who just recently married at the age of 24 is six months along in her pregnancy. By her eighth month, she has came across complications. Within one week, they continue to get progressively worse. She is eventually rushed to the hospital. There her symptoms are studied by medical professionals. She soon is told that her complications are so severe that they might cost her her life. She is now faced with

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    Submitted: May 6, 2011 By: angelo
  • Abortion in Usa

    Abortion in Usa

    Abortion The controversy of abortion in the United States is unique because there seems to be no grounds of compromise between two completely different sides. This is mostly because either a living human is or isn’t being killed. This is a case between life and liberty, but controversies of abortion make it hard to settle the two sides. There is much debate whether this is an action of life or death. Yet both sides to

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    Essay Length: 1,048 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Wendy

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