I say a big NO to abortion. I am very much against of its brutal and senseless concept, which kills a part of me whenever I remember or imagine how it is done: a “specialized” person “attacking” a defense-less little being hiding inside a mother’s womb, which supposedly his shield against an “enemy.”
Personally, I believe that abortion just proves how widespread moral degeneration hit our society, and how it affects the decisions one make. That is one of the major reasons why I am really not in favour of abortion, especially of legalizing it in some countries. Moral values should not be put at risk by the modernization of society. Unless you have been living under a rock for days, you cannot deny the fact that it is almost every day that we get news reports about aborted foetuses and/or left unclaimed babies. What is more saddening is that most of them are barely left outside or in front of churches, on public rooms, and even inside garbage cans. For a country known for its deeply rooted faith, like the Philippines, it is really a shame that abortion seems just a norm, like getting to be habitual. We might hate to admit it, but issues like this generally reflect the whole nation, the Filipinos. Can’t women try to be more responsible for their own actions?
I say no to abortion because it is a merciless crime. Mothers (or expectant mothers) do not give their unborn babies a chance to live the lives they deserve. Selfishness also comes in because women opt to go abortion primarily to satisfy their personal desires as they are thinking only about themselves. If they are really concerned with the life of that being inside them, why would they go for an abortion?
Now a lot of issues or arguments can be used as reasons for abortion- rape victims, foetuses with defects, unplanned pregnancy, out-of-wedlock, among others. But whatever problems or reasons behind those pregnancies, abortion should never be an option.
I say no to the idea of abortion because engaging,...