Logan Okey

Abortion is Wrong
For years many years, people have been arguing over the topic of abortion. For some abortion is never wrong, for others going through the experience justify it as okay, and for some, it is never right. Abortion is wrong not only because it goes against what God has said, but also because it gives women a way out of a situation that they are so rushed into regret it later in life.

Although the Bible does not specifically deal with abortion, it does place emphasis on life before birth. Exodus 21:22-23 says,“If men who are fighting hit a pregnant woman and she gives birth prematurely but there is no serious injury, the offender must be fined whatever the woman's husband demands and the court allows. But if there is serious injury, you are to take life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, burn for burn, wound for wound, bruise for bruise”. This doesn’t say anything directly about abortion being wrong, but it does say "giving birth prematurely(the loss of a fetus)”, should be punished. This shows that God considers the fetus to be alive and the death of it to be murder. The verse says “life for life” saying the fetus is alive. This example explains that God has a plan for each person, He sees our unformed bodies and knows us, and the death of these premature being is punishable by death.

David C. Reardon, Author of Aborted Women: SiIent No More,took a survey of 252 women who had abortions. The average age at the time of the abortion was 21 years old. Out of the 252 women 45% said that they were not satisfied with their choice at the time of the abortion. Almost all of the women ,95% , are not satisfied with their choice now. Most of those surveyed, 84%, felt their decision was not well thought out. More than half of the women felt they were forced by outside circumstances to have the abortion. When asked what condition they felt the fetus was in, 70% felt the fetus was either...

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