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Pro-life96
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Yoni
Pro (for)
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14 Points

Abortion

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 1/20/2009 Category: Health
Updated: 7 years ago Status: Voting Period
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Pro-life96

Con

I know that abortion is murder and so that the mother that choose to abort a baby is a murderer. Abortion Clinics should be abolished. If the mother is raped she should have the baby and find someone who will adopt it. "Abortion doesn't make you un-pregent it makes you the mother of a dead baby" Tinypic.com. "Only half the patients who go into an abortion clinic come out alive. ~Author Unknown" "With humans it's abortion, but with chickens it's an omelet. ~Attributed to George Carlin" "Every person who supported slavery was free, every person who supported abortion was born ~ Tinypic.com" "Terrorists have killed 3,000 Americans since 1990. Abortionists have killed 4,000 Americans since yesterday. ~Tinypic.com". Think about it.
Yoni

Pro

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-Abortion is the physical act of taking the life of a human being.
-A fetus is a potential human being, but not a literal human being.
-Fetuses currently have no rights. Thus, the removal of an organism lacking rights cannot be murder.
-There is no law that forces a woman to host a parasitic fetus in her body (her property) for nine months against her will. This would be the same as me removing a molar and jamming it in your eye, proceeding then, to tell you that you must let it live there since its DNA is inarguably homo-sapien. By your standards, you must comply.
-George Carlin was pro-choice, don't quote that which you don't understand.

Have mercy - end this abortion of a debate ASAP.
Debate Round No. 1
Pro-life96

Con

Pro-life96 forfeited this round.
Yoni

Pro

Yoni forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 2
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Posted by DeadLeaves93 7 years ago
DeadLeaves93
It isn't a fully developed human at conception,
just a potential one.

It is not really a human until it is alive and out of the womb.

I know some will disagree with me on this, and I understand why.
I'm just putting my two cents in. =P
Posted by etyson 7 years ago
etyson
But it becomes a human at conception. It has a certain number of chromosomes that causes it to be human. other animals don't have that exact number of chromosomes. Therefore it is a human at conception.
Posted by Panda 7 years ago
Panda
I agree that abortion should be an option. After birth, a child will begin to learn right from wrong. It will have the ability to make choices and decisions based off of previous and current knowledge in its lifetime. A fetus, however, does not have that ability, and in all reality, is just a parasite feeding off of its mother.

No matter how I look at it, from all possible angles, abortion isn't morally wrong at all.
Posted by DeadLeaves93 7 years ago
DeadLeaves93
I think women should always have the choice available to them.
There are many reasons a woman would want an abortion, and just because some people don't agree with it, she should still have the option to do what she wants.
Although many people are against abortion for personal or religious reasons, they need to respect the views of others, no matter how different they are from theirs.
Posted by Yoni 7 years ago
Yoni
It made perfect sense. no one should be forced to keep any unwanted thing inside of their body. Further, you can argue all you like that a fetus is a person, but essentially it's no more a person than this irritating molar I'm planning to have removed.
Posted by etyson 7 years ago
etyson
I agree with Pro-life96, abortion shouldn't be legal. And the whole molar thing, Yoni, didn't even apply to the argument. It really made no sense.
Posted by Yoni 7 years ago
Yoni
Oops! I absent-mindedly accepted thinking you had changed the number of characters and rounds. You sneaky little bugger, how'd you know I can't argue without being long-winded?

Egh.
Posted by Yoni 7 years ago
Yoni
Oh, and more rounds as well. That would be swell.
Posted by Yoni 7 years ago
Yoni
750 characters?! You're mad. Up the number of allowable characters and I'll gladly accept the challenge.
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