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What is Abortion?

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Abortion An abortion is the termination of a pregnancy before birth, resulting in the death of the fetus. Some abortions occur naturally because the fetus does not develop normally or because the mother has an injury or disorder that stops her from carrying the pregnancy to term. This type of abortion is known as a miscarriage. Other abortions take place because the pregnancy is unwanted or if there is a risk to the woman's health. Induced abortions are performed using one of several methods. The safest way is depends on the age of the fetus. Abortions that take place in the first 12-13 weeks of the pregnancy are least likely to result in the death of the mother but the risk increases steadily with each week of pregnancy after 12 weeks. Abortions can also be carried out with the help of drugs. A common method is the morning-after pill, where a woman is given large doses of estrogen (a female hormone), which stops the development of a fetus at the earliest stages after conception. Another method uses two different drugs, mifepristone and misoprostol, which have to be taken in the first seven weeks of conception. ...read more.

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Abortion is not as safe as a normal pregnancy and it greatly increases the chances of miscarriage in future pregnancies. Highly developed fetuses already have their central nervous system developed so the baby is able to feel intense pain when it is killed in abortion. Abortion is morally wrong and should be made illegal. It makes me sick to know that a mother would choose to have their baby killed. The right of the unborn baby to live supersedes any right of a woman to "control her own body." The bottom line is that abortion is wrong because it is taking a human life. Here is a poem I found on the Internet. It is fictional but might make a pro-abortion person feel differently about abortion. Dear Mommy, I am in Heaven now, my heart has been broken. I so wanted to be your little girl. I don't quite understand what has happened. I was so excited when I began realizing my existence. I was in a dark, yet comfortable place. I saw I had fingers and toes. I was pretty far along in my developing, yet not near ready to leave my surroundings. ...read more.

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And soon, I no longer had the breath to say them; I was dead. I felt myself rising. I was being carried by a huge angel into a big, beautiful place. I was still crying, but the physical pain was gone. The angel took me to Jesus and set me on His lap. He said He loved me, and He was my Father. Then I was happy. I asked Him what the thing was that killed me. He answered, "Abortion. I am sorry, my child; for I know how it feels." I don't know what abortion is; I guess that's the name of the monster. I'm writing to say that I love you and to tell you how much I wanted to be your little girl. I tried very hard to live. I wanted to live. I had the will, but I couldn't; the monster was too powerful. It sucked my arms and legs off and finally got all of me. It was impossible to live. I just wanted you to know I tried to stay with you. I didn't want to die. Also, Mommy, please watch out for that abortion monster. Mommy, I love you and I would hate for you to go through the kind of pain I did. Please be careful. Love, your baby girl. ?? ?? ?? ?? Kamal Pasha CPSE ...read more.

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