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jobes2007
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Abortion Should not be Illegal

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Started: 12/13/2007 Category: Society
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
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jobes2007

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Though truly an unpleasant thing to think of I believe if we want to remain in the society we live in we must allow abortion. The current teenage birth rates are 86.6 children for every 1,000 teens. If the US outlawed abortion that birth rate would fly much higher.

Also, some people say that we are killing babies by abortion. If you have an abortion within 8 weeks of pregnancy are you really killing anything? Does a fertilized egg have rights?

I think outlawing abortion would be a stupid decision to make for the US, and would love for you to try and show me otherwise.
joe.mullet

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I could care less about rights and politics, if America did every thing that was politicaly the best for the country we wouldn't be in a very good place. Instead we take morals into effect in our country, and that is the real issue. Not politics or population control, but morality.
Should we outlaw abortion?
There are more intelligent people then me who decide that, unfortunately if you outlaw it, it will just go under ground, which could be worse.
Is abortion wrong?
Yes without a doubt, in fact if the to people involved were careless enough not to at very least use protection or better yet just abstain completely, doesn't the innocent child deserve to have life more then they do?
But of cores there is the question "is it really murder?" at least in the first 8 weeks. But this isn't just an issue about murder, a child's value is not just what he is, but what he will be. The egg that is being aborted is not what it is now, that's not important, but its potential is important.
But of cores this raises the question.
If this is so then shouldn't we try to create as many children as possible?
Obviously we can't do that, there has to be a line were it stops. I say it is when men is directly interfering in the course of life.
If you just left the egg alone then a child would be born if you just left to people alone that could create a child and they did nothing a child would not be born. in abortion You are stoping the process that is all ready in motion. In fact you are not simply choosing not to create a child but are stopping the child from creating himself.
Even if the country, even the world were being overrun by people because of this, let men pay for his actions.
Debate Round No. 1
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