Abortion is morally wrong.
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No red herrings.
The topic is the morality of abortion, not its legality.
Abortion: the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy.
Immoral: not morally good or right : morally evil or wrong
I will begin with a simple question. How do you define what is moral and what is not? I believe firmly that abortion with no justifiable reason is wrong. However reasons such as rape or a deformed baby that could kill the mother or a terribly handicapped baby are reason why abortion is moral and this is based on the long term view of the future.
From this we see that for moral reasons some instances of abortion are morally correct and this goes against your resolution that all forms of abortion are just wrong.
I wish to see your side although I will not permit your changing of the resolution in the future to accommodate said instances when abortion may be moral. Since of course you state all forms (none specified) of abortion are wrong.
I look forward to your response.
Sunfire315 forfeited this round.
I will begin my case by pointing out that an unborn childs life is just as valuable as that of one who has already been born. It would be absurd to say that a twelve inch journey down a birth canal somehow turns a just a "mass of cells" into a human being. This is something my opponent agrees with. In his eyes as well as mine, abortion is morally equivalent to infanticide.
As for the extending reasons which my opponent provided, It is fairly obvious that killing somebody just because they have a handicap is evil. As for the circumstances of rape or incest, the child is not guilty of any crime; he didn't get to control how he came into this world. It would still be morally wrong to kill a child on the basis of how they came into this world or because they are deformed. We can't know for certain if a mother would die in childbirth, and the situations where we could know we could circumvent it with a c-section. This is not the middle ages; deaths by childbirth are extremely rare objectively speaking. Statistically speaking you have a 0.02% chance of dying in childbirth. 
Again on the subject of morality it is clearly subjective and based on an individual. You say killing a baby with a handicap is wrong yet a handicap that will make the baby suffer all it's life to me is more wrong then killing the baby early before it suffers the pain. Which shows that abortion is not objectively immoral. Even with that one in two thousand chance it still happens and mothers die everywhere from giving birth to children. In those instance if the mothers and baby life was at a great risk it would be moral to me to abort the baby early.
Since Pro never stated how he knows whether something is immoral or not, and for the instances when I have proven morality is subjective, it is clear that all instances of abortion are not wrong. For this reason vote con. For I have told you why all said instances of abortion are not morally wrong. My name is Brian N. Johnson and thank you for reading.
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Vote Placed by tejretics 1 year ago
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