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Is Abortion Immoral?

Date Submitted: 09/16/2000 15:47:55
Category: / Recreation & Sports / Health & Beauty
Length: 5 pages (1268 words)
The basis for the debate of abortion is the inability to differentiate between who and what has moral standing or significance. There are two major points of view of abortion: 1) pro-life and 2) pro-choice. Within these two categories there are three stances: A) liberal, B) conservative and C) moderate. Each of these positions views the fetus and the potential for life in a different light and therefore draws different conclusions regarding abortion. "Are human fetuses persons, …
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…into consideration along with the circumstance of the pregnancy (i.e. rape). The majority cannot know how a pregnant woman feels about her particular circumstances, therefore, they should not make a judgment for her or pass judgment on her, because it is ultimately her decision. Works Cited Martin, Mike W. Everyday Morality: An Introduction to Applied Ethics. Canada, Wadsworth: 2001. Satris, Stephen. Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Moral Issues. United States of America, McGraw Hill: 2002.
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