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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 11/22/2008 Category: Religion
Updated: 8 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 689 times Debate No: 6025
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theanswerinside

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disregarding the rights of the fetus, the opponents stance on the morale position of aborting an unborn being
questionmark

Pro

Really quick, to avoid semantics, here are a few definitions.
abortion-any of various surgical methods for terminating a pregnancy, esp. during the first six months
As according to dictionary .com, http://dictionary.reference.com...
moral-of, pertaining to, or concerned with the principles or rules of right conduct or the distinction between right and wrong;
As according to dictionary.com, http://dictionary.reference.com...
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~My argument is as follows-an unborn fetus would eventually become a living human being, correct? Would you kill me? You don't know me, you've never met me, you've never given me a chance, would you kill me because you didn't want to deal with me? That baby you are killing, regardless of whether or not it is alive yet, is going to become a human being with thoughts, feelings, a personality, and rights. So it therefore should be allowed to live, i=unless it would kill the mother, then I could understand the necessity for an abortion.

Thank you for the debate, I look forward to hearing you comments on my argument.
Debate Round No. 1
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Debate Round No. 2
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Although you didn't rebuke my arguments, I would like to throw one more thing out there. What if the baby you are killing became the next Benjamin Franklin? You could be killing someone that advances our technology level exponentially.
Thank you for this debate, albeit a one-sided one, and I hope to debate with you in the future.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by elgeibo 8 years ago
elgeibo
I always find it interesting that the same court system that will prosecute a person who killed a mother and her unborn baby has sat by and let abortions go on this long.
Posted by askbob 8 years ago
askbob
No, I think the girl who committed incest should feel proud!

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Posted by questionmark 8 years ago
questionmark
if a girl committed incest, she should feel guilty
Posted by amir1091 8 years ago
amir1091
I personally think abortion is OK. For example, if a girl around 19 is raped by someone and is not ready to have a baby and is pregnant she can have an abortion instead of having the baby and every time she looked at it she would think about being raped. Another example, if a girl committed incest she could have an abortion to get rid of the baby so she won't feel guilty. I think abortion is a personal choice and people shouldn't budge in people's choices.
Posted by askbob 8 years ago
askbob
This abortion debate < Puck and I's debate
Posted by questionmark 8 years ago
questionmark
so we have to argue why abortion is immoral w/o using the rights of the fetus as a basis? that is a huge thing! the fetus has rights as a human and (in america) a citizen of the U.S.!
Posted by RoyLatham 8 years ago
RoyLatham
You should write a proposition that can be confirmed or denied, such as "Resolved: Abortion is immoral." Then in you opening argument define the relevant terms, such as "abortion" and "immoral." Then provide reasoned arguments why you support the proposition. It is best to number the arguments so the debate can be followed as it goes back and forth.
Posted by Puck 8 years ago
Puck
"disregarding the rights of the fetus, the opponents stance on the morale position of aborting an unborn being"

Lol. What are rights and what is moral is unrelated?
Posted by PoeJoe 8 years ago
PoeJoe
Next time use correct grammar and write an actual argument.
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