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dandaman3838
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TheSkeptic
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Abortion

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TheSkeptic
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 11/18/2009 Category: Health
Updated: 7 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 624 times Debate No: 10173
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dandaman3838

Con

-ABORTION-
Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy by the removal or expulsion from the uterus of a fetus or embryo, resulting in or caused by its death.[1] An abortion can occur spontaneously due to complications during pregnancy or can be induced, in humans and other species. In the context of human pregnancies, an abortion induced to preserve the health of the gravid (pregnant female) is termed a therapeutic abortion, while an abortion induced for any other reason is termed an elective abortion. The term abortion most commonly refers to the induced abortion of a human pregnancy, while spontaneous abortions are usually termed miscarriages.

I have a question for you do you believe in torturing terrorist? (if the answer is no)
If you said no you are a moron because you believe in killing gods perfectly harmless creations for nothing and not killing a terrorist for terrorizing our country.

Do you believe in the death sentence?
If you said no your killing a baby for Nothing.

Yes you are killing it you stop its heart from beating it.

What do you think god and Jesus our lord and savior think about that.

If you are atheist please Google john 3:16
TheSkeptic

Pro

I thank my opponent for crating this open debate. My response this round will be concise, though I will elaborate in further rounds if needed. Furthermore, I accept my opponent's definition of abortion - which probably was copy pasted from Wikipedia (you should cite that next time).

Simply put, the reason why abortin is justified is because a fetus is not a human person -- it may be a human being, which is the biological definition, but it is not a human person, a philosophical definition. I will argue that a person must have a set of psychological characteristics to be one, such as consciousness, ability to communicate, rationality, etc.

I will explain in further detail what my criteria consists of and why it's justified. Until then, I want to at least hear my opponent's defense of abolishing abortion.
Debate Round No. 1
dandaman3838

Con

dandaman3838 forfeited this round.
TheSkeptic

Pro

Extend my argument to this round.
Debate Round No. 2
dandaman3838

Con

dandaman3838 forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by zdesotelle 7 years ago
zdesotelle
Very nice argument ^_^ I completely agreed with you!
Posted by Lifeisgood 7 years ago
Lifeisgood
Conduct+S&G+Arguments to Pro.
Posted by TheSkeptic 7 years ago
TheSkeptic
Nah, got it memorized from my ex-Christian years ;)
Posted by Puck 7 years ago
Puck
Did you google, John 3:16, Skeptic? :P
Posted by TheSkeptic 7 years ago
TheSkeptic
My spell check wasn't on...huh.
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