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  • Religious Views About Abortion
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    Marina Shu bin Religion or women right to chose More than 200 diverse religious groups in the United States have different and mutually inconsistent views about abortion. But do religious views about abortion should interfere with our constitution and women rights. The Roman Catholic Church declares abortion to be immoral. Other Roman Catholics want to explore and advocate tolerance towards abortion. Within the Jewish tradition there are two views. In the Orthodox Judaism, abortion considered ki...
  • Abortion Deals With A Woman's Private Life
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    Pro-choice does not mean Pro-abortion, it is the right in choosing whether to reproduce, adopt, or abort. It is every human being's right to make their own decisions, and so it is a woman's right to make the choices that affect her life as she see's morally right. 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. Abortion is not murder because it is not taking the life of an actual human being an actual human being. Asking a wo...
  • Supreme Court In Roe V Wade
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    In 1973 the United States Supreme Court decided the case of Roe V. Wade. Jane Roe was a single mother trying to raise one child on a limited income. She was living in Dallas Texas when she became pregnant with another child. There were no medical issues that would have prevented her from carrying this child to full term. The lack of income and already having a child was her deciding factor. In March of 1970 Jane Roe filed suit against the state of Texas. She declared that the Texas Criminal Abor...
  • Thompson's Arguments For Abortion
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    In this reading, the two court opinions in the 1969 Supreme Court case of Roe vs. Wade in Texas. The first is the Opinion of the Court delivered by Justice Blackmun and the second is the Dissenting Opinion delivered by Justice White. Justice Blackmun begins his opinion with the historical development of criminal abortion laws and how it relates to the state of Texas. The first is the Victorian era's concern with illicit sex which has no current affect. The second is with the past medical procedu...
  • Procedures Of Abortions And Many Women
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    Alex Aus manas Mr. David R. Connell Political Science 101 W February 7, 2001 Is Abortion Murder or Not The topic of abortion has been widely argued across the nation for many years. People have been getting abortions way before the Wade vs. Roe case and as soon as it hit the courts the country came to life. In many peoples eyes abortion is a form of murder and is considered inhumane. For others, a way out, an excuse, a victim, or a life or death situation. The criticism comes from both sides. Ab...
  • Abortions
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    The Freedom of Choice The right of a woman to have an abortion has been given by the courts by supporting the constitution. Yet people still slander people who are going into the clinics. They use deception as well as confusing language to appeal to peoples emotion, which is a fallacy in arguments. The protesters think they have the right to force upon values to other people although the constitutions states that everyone is free. All women should have the right to chose to get an abortion becau...
  • Abortion As An Option
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    The Ambivalence of Abortion Whether or not abortion is morally right or wrong, the fact remains that a woman has the right to make her own decisions. If a woman decides to have an abortion it is her right to do as she pleases with her body. It is understandable that many may disagree with abortion being legal, but that is no reason not to allow others to have a different opinion. Nevertheless, the question of whether abortion is morally right should be left up the conscience of the woman whom is...
  • Court Cases On Abortion
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    Abortion "Right to Choose"I. The Abortion issues. A woman's right to choose and their protection under the ninth amendment. B. The Pro-Life versus Pro-Choice. II. Court cases on abortion. Griswold versus Connecticut (1965) B. Roe versus Wade (1973) C. Planned Parenthood versus Casey (1992) . The abortion laws are the bottom line. A. Woman have the right to privacy. The ultimate choice is that of the woman. Many people believe abortion is a moral concern however it is also a constitutional issue....
  • Legal Abortions In Cases Of Rape
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    America is a land of choices and rights, a land of opportunities and freedom but where do we draw the line? On January 22, 1973 the US Supreme Court made a historic decision that a woman has a constitutional right to an abortion during the first six months of pregnancy. Before the Court's ruling, a majority of states prohibited abortion, although most allowed an exception when pregnancy threatened the woman's life. The Court overturned these state prohibitions in Roe vs. Wade. The Court ruled th...
  • Common Misconceptions About Abortion
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    The dispute on abortion has become one of the most heated debates in today's society. It is a subject that can instigate incredibly strong emotions on either side of the argument. Since the Supreme Court's Roe vs. Wade decision in 1973, which legalized abortions in the United States, women have had the individual right as people to decide the fate of their own bodies. This right can not be negotiated. People are not merely a means to an end, but ends themselves. A woman treated as an incubator o...
  • Pro Abortion
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    Abortion Pro-Choice Persuasive Paper In the last few decades, abortion has become a much-discussed subject. It has been a central point in many political affairs as in; selecting justices for the Supreme Court, it has also become an issue for candidates for state and local offices as well as for the U.S. Presidency. What exactly is abortion anyway? Depending on who you ask one will always get different answers, but the dictionary defines abortion as the termination of a pregnancy after, accompan...
  • Abortion Under The Constitution
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    The National Abortion Right Act League argues that without abortion women would be denied there unconstitutional right of privacy and liberty (Williams 117). If abortion was illegal it would force women to raise children they can not afford to bring up. It would make many women give up their dreams and be stay at home moms. Everyone in the United States is covered by the United States Constitution, and under the fourteen amendment women have been given the choice to have an abortion. All persons...
  • Our Basic Moral Rights As Locke
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    Michael Weston Philosophy 2329 May 1, 2000 Locke on Abortion Clinic Bombings Abortion is one of the most controversial issues in the world today. Many mothers are becoming pregnant un expectantly, and they are not ready for all the responsibilities of being a mother. Because these mothers cannot take care of these children, they elect to have an abortion to solve the problem. Many people believe that these mothers should have a right to make this decision, however, there are thousands of people ...
  • Parents Consent To Their Child Abortion
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    Abortion: Is It Right or Is It Wrong! In the L.A. Times, "Abortion Issue Taking On New Prominence" is an interesting news article that debates about abortion. Is an abortion without a parent's consent moral or immoral According to Matt Fong, he says it's immoral because a minor should not have the right to an abortion, if her parents are not informed. He understands that parents should at least know what's going on when their child make an important decision such as "an abortion". After all, it ...
  • Restricted Keeping Abortion Legal Abortion
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    Should Abortion be Restricted Keeping Abortion Legal (Yes) Abortion has been one of this country's most controversial topics on hand. But if one sees the constitutional infringement to women by the restriction of abortion, the torment to the unwanted child and the anguish society has to sustain, then this topic would not be so debatable. Too many people do not see the cause and effect of not being able to have abortions. All human beings are given some inalienable right guaranteed by the Constit...
  • Abortion
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    Abortion is one of the most controversial issue in the present context. The world is divided into "Pro" and "Anti" abortion groups. I can be viewed in different ways but I place myself into the former one. Abortion is actually the case of individual liberty. We have every right to decide for ourselves and it is none of others business to interface in our judgement. "Anti" abortionists are a kind of psycho person. Who has given them the right to decide other's fate? A child in the womb cannot be ...
  • Choice In Abortion
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    CLAIM: "It's my body". ANSWER: A woman's body does not have two beating hearts, two blood types, two heads, four eyes, four arms, and four legs. A pregnant woman and her baby have all this and more. And what about when she's pregnant with a male baby? That's not her body... it's a unique, baby boy growing in her womb. CLAIM: "It's only a fetus". ANSWER: Fetus - literally meaning "little one" in Latin - refers to the preborn baby after eight weeks gestation. Webster's Dictionary states that a fet...
  • Right Of Abortion
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    Steven Schwartz, The Moral Question of Abortion. (Loyola University Press, 1990). Full text of entire book. Judith Jarvis Thomson, "Abortion", The Boston Review, Vol. XX, No. 3, (Summer 1995) Replies by Philip L. Quinn, Donald Regan, Douglas Laycock, Drusilla Cornell, Peter de Marne ffe, and a rejoinder by Judith Jarvis Thomson Elizabeth Harman, "The Potentiality Problem", forthcoming in Philosophical Studies. [PDF]. Harman argues that "potentiality has a particular significance that affects the...
  • National Abortion And Reproductive Right Action League
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    Abortion: what exactly is an abortion? It is a surgical procedure to end a pregnancy by removing the fetus and placenta from the uterus. A surgical abortion is one that is performed between six and twelve weeks into a pregnancy may be done while the woman is awake. She is given the option of being sedated by medications or of having her cervix numbed with an injection so that she is basically pain-free. A surgical abortion for a pregnancy over twelve weeks is usually done while the woman is deep...
  • Right To Abort A Child
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    January 22, 1973 is a historical victory in women's rights and the beginning of one of the largest controversies of the United States. The legalization of abortion by the Supreme Court overturned decades of a woman's right to protect her from unwanted pregnancy. Advocates of the pro-life movement feel as though this judgement allows the murder of innocent human beings for the mother's selfish immoral beliefs. The Pro-life movement also argues that there are many physical and psychological harms ...

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