The Instigator
Stevos_go_cart
Pro (for)
Losing
43 Points
The Contender
stylezco
Con (against)
Winning
52 Points

Abortion should be illegal

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stylezco
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 10/21/2009 Category: Health
Updated: 7 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Stevos_go_cart

Pro

Abortion is murder no matter when a person believes life becomes official. This controversy will remain for centuries, however the fact that a potential life has ended before given a chance remains evidence enough for most people to understand why a person should never have a choice of whether a baby lives or dies. There are many reasons abortion should be illegal including the descriptive and disturbing stories about how aborted babies sometime scream as they come out and the looks of pain on their faces. These facts alone should convince anyone to eliminate the idea of pregnancy termination out of their mind.

The health threat to the mother after going through with the procedure as well as the lifelong health risks that remain should be good enough reasons abortion should be illegal. With the rising healthcare costs and instance of disease greater than the medical ability to solve the problems, continued health remains important to all people. Self induced problems such as voluntary termination of pregnancy leads to complications for future pregnancies, reproductive disease, and depression. Understanding that abortion is murder aids a woman in making healthy decisions for baby and mother. Though a mother may not want her baby, health for both remains and adoption remains a viable option. God chooses many couples to be available for adopting these children by way of impotence by one or both people.

Many visual images are available through pro-life organizations that make it clear how horrible the decision to terminate life before birth truly is. Abortion is murder no matter when a person believes life begins. The seed that God plants should never be taken for granted or misused. These actions result in distress for not only the pregnant woman, but also her family. Though she may not tell anyone, eventually the truth reveals itself through circumstance, guilt, or mistake. Speaking with other people who have either gone through this or have a family member who had an abortion allows this woman to get in touch with the reality of her decision. One of the most important reasons abortion should be illegal beyond the fact that it terminates life is that most women have regret and life complications due to this action. By eliminating this possibility, society eliminates future problems.

Many government programs exist in order to empower, protect, and support women with unplanned pregnancies. There are many reasons a woman may have an unplanned pregnancy, but none justify terminating the pregnancy. Understanding the biology of the developing fetus further allows for strong arguments to develop concerning why abortion is murder. So many stories describing the human characteristics of these aborted babies remain untold therefore the uneducated woman continues the growing statistics of this action. Though it is easy to envision lower-class minority women filling the statistics of abortion, studies show that the majority of women succeeding in this action are in the upper-class population. These statistics are not clear concerning the amount of rape victims.

Empowering women concerning how to take care of as well conduct themselves in order to minimize incident lowers the statistics of rape, thus lowering statistics of abortion. Voluntary pregnancy termination remains wrong no matter how a woman gets pregnant. Taking 9 months out of a womans life does not remotely compare to the elimination of 80 years of someone elses. In addition, the responsibility a woman takes for deciding life or death of a baby remains unethical and mentally devastating no matter what type of upbringing she had. This type of education can come from pastoral influence, government programming, or strong support systems composed of family and friends. The importance of meeting other women who have walked the same path remains important in order not to feel alone. Gaining insight, ideas, and support are all important in decision making as well as livelong support of any decision. Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold. (Proverbs 8:10)

God calls us to be stewards of our time, talent, and treasure. Understanding that God makes no mistakes and plants the seed of a child can further influence a woman toward life even if she decides on adoption. The choice of life should be the only option. In addition, understanding that the amount of babies aborted since the 1970s could populate a small country should be good enough reasons abortion should be illegal. God blesses people in unexpected ways, however trusting that He is in control further supports and gives confidence to the woman who chooses life. Pregnancy termination is wrong from the moment of conception. God reminds women who choose abortion about their sin through a variety of life complications created by this action. These include: increased risk for reproductive related cancers, trouble with future conception, and high risks of infection due to the surgery.

In addition to complications after the procedure, a woman runs a high risk of death during the procedure which increases based on how far along she is in the pregnancy. People advocating reasons abortion should be illegal are passionate about God, life, and health. These people know how serious of a health risk this action is for soul and body. Though no sin is unforgivable, it is unforgettable. Remaining safe in daily commutes in order to avoid unwanted instances decreases the environment for consideration of abortion. Likewise, through research a woman can fully understand how abortion is murder and make a decision toward life no matter what the circumstance of pregnancy.
stylezco

Con

Well… Now I see I only have 10 minutes to make my argument. I feel cheated but I will do my best.

About the statement…
"The fact that a potential life has ended before given a chance remains evidence enough for most people to understand why a person should never have a choice of whether a baby lives or dies."

--Potential should never make a decision. A mother should have a choice when it comes to her life or the child's. What about the mother's potential?

--Secondly, you try to make many emotional arguments about pictures and babies screaming. This is all emotional and objective. What about cattle that scream as you prepare them for the slaughter house. Should we not make hamburgers either? That is a bad argument.

About the statement "God chooses many couples to be available for adopting these children by way of impotence by one or both people." God doesn't exist.
Plus the many other arguments you make about God.

Prove there is a God and you can win the debate.

You have stated about mother's being in distress. Well, prove it. My friend had an abortion and never complains about it. Your source is as good as mine.

Abortion is good. It decreases the population leading to less resource depletion.

Secondly, you mentioned government resources that help with advice to pre abortions… that is a waste of my tax dollar.

Also you blame the woman for when she is raped because she is not empowered or equipped enough. What about the man who rapped her… he is at fault not the woman.

Sorry for the short response but my opponent only allowed me 10 minutes to respond, in my opinion to cheat. I should have looked at that ahead of time. Don't vote with emotion but by fact and the lack of solid sources provided by the pro and his lack of integrity to allow me adequate time to make an argument.
Debate Round No. 1
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Posted by japancrazyboy 6 years ago
japancrazyboy
FAIL...person really should have at least changed the words around, but straight up copying...
Posted by stylezco 7 years ago
stylezco
more like 2 sec to copy and paste from a website
Posted by guitr_freek 7 years ago
guitr_freek
Pro, there is something called evidence, which Con beat you in ... even in his 10 minutes of time, even though your argument probably took somewhere from 20-30 minutes to type up.
Posted by Rob1Billion 7 years ago
Rob1Billion
haha. Add that to the list of charges!
Posted by stylezco 7 years ago
stylezco
That is plagiarism. How dirty. LOL
Posted by Da_King 7 years ago
Da_King
This is his argument
http://www.christianet.com...
that is really too funny
Posted by stylezco 7 years ago
stylezco
They are actually pretty funny.
Posted by Rob1Billion 7 years ago
Rob1Billion
Stevos you have really managed to make a mark for yourself in these first debates of yours. 1 and a half sentences (completely misspelled) for your first two combined debates, then an essay with ten minutes to respond for your third. Making many friends on DDO yet?
Posted by Da_King 7 years ago
Da_King
i know the guy u went against... he probably copy and pasted the essay. check his other debates, there're really funny.
Posted by stylezco 7 years ago
stylezco
Yeah only 10 minutes to respond to that essay.
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