Abortion Debate - Pro-Life Stance

In Roman times, abortion and the destruction of unwanted children was permissible, but as out civilization has aged, it seems that such acts were no longer acceptable by rational human beings, so that in 1948, Canada along with most other nations in the world signed a declaration of the United Nations promising every human being the right to life. The World Medical Association meeting in Geneve at the same time, stated that the utmost respect for human life was to be from the moment of conception. This declaration was re-affirmed when the World Medical Association met in Oslo in 1970. Should we go backwards in our concern for the life of an individual human being?
The unborn human ...

Want to read the rest of this paper?
Join Essayworld today to view this entire essay
and over 50,000 other term papers

human life has been created.
Only those who allow their emotional passion to overide their knowledge, can deny it: only those who are irrational or ignorant of science, doubt that when a human sperm fertilizes a human ovum a new human being is created. A new human being who carries genes in its cells that make that human being uniquely different from any and other human being and yet, undeniably a member, as we all are, of the great human family. All the fetus needs to grow into a babe, a child, an old man, is time, nutrition and a suitable environment. It is determined at that very moment of conception whether the baby will be a boy or a girl; which of his parents he will look like; what blood type he will have. His whole heritage is forever fixed. Look at a human being 8 weeks after conception and you, yes every person here who can tell the difference between a man and a women, will be able to look at the fetus and tell me whether it is a baby boy or a girl.
No, a ...

Get instant access to over 50,000 essays.
Write better papers. Get better grades.

Already a member? Login

it, does not alter the fact of the matter. An incontrovertible fact that cannot change as feelings change.

If abortion is undeniably the taking of human life and yet sincere misguided people feel that it should be just a personal matter between a women and the doctor, there seems to be 2 choices open to them. (1) That they would believe that other acts of destruction of human beings such as infanticide and homicide should be of no concern of society and therefore, eliminate them from the criminal code. This I cannot believe is the thinking of the majority, although the tendency for doctors to respect the selfish desire of parents and not treat the newborn defective with a ...

Succeed in your coursework without stepping into a library.
Get access to a growing library of notes, book reports,
and research papers in 2 minutes or less.


Abortion Debate - Pro-Life Stance. (2007, February 17). Retrieved February 18, 2019, from http://www.essayworld.com/essays/Abortion-Debate-Pro-Life-Stance/60468
"Abortion Debate - Pro-Life Stance." Essayworld.com. Essayworld.com, 17 Feb. 2007. Web. 18 Feb. 2019. <http://www.essayworld.com/essays/Abortion-Debate-Pro-Life-Stance/60468>
"Abortion Debate - Pro-Life Stance." Essayworld.com. February 17, 2007. Accessed February 18, 2019. http://www.essayworld.com/essays/Abortion-Debate-Pro-Life-Stance/60468.
"Abortion Debate - Pro-Life Stance." Essayworld.com. February 17, 2007. Accessed February 18, 2019. http://www.essayworld.com/essays/Abortion-Debate-Pro-Life-Stance/60468.
Join today and get instant access to this and 50,000+ other essays

Added: 2/17/2007 10:37:32 PM
Category: Health & Medicine
Type: Premium Paper
Words: 4076
Pages: 15

Save | Report


Save and find your favorite essays easier

Life, Death, And Politics: A R...
Abortion Debate - Pro-Life Sta
Pro-Life And Pro-Choice Regardi...
Abortion Debate and Metaphysics
Pros And Cons Of Abortion
Abortion: Pro Choice
Copyright | Cancel | Contact Us

Copyright © 2019 Essayworld. All rights reserved