Abortion in America
Abortion might be called the daughter of the civil rights movement. It quickly became one of the most important movements to date the 21st century. In this essay I intend to discuss how politics and religion is becoming a roadblock for insuring women’s abortion rights, I will contrast the arguments of Pro-life v. Pro-choice supporters and give facts and details to why this is such a hot topic in current affairs. Also I will discuss why no man should have the power to decide the freedom of choice for a woman.
At the center of the pro-choice / pro-life debate is the prioritization of values, and religious freedom. Religious freedom is what America was founded upon; this freedom has been the lifeblood for American people and the cornerstone of American government. The founding fathers determined that the rights of men and women should be enshrined in a Constitution, so they gave us religious liberty through the first and fourteenth amendments in the Bill of Rights. Any erosion of our Amendment rights should make any American cautious.
When the government tampers with a fundamental freedom that supports over 20 major religions in the same country, we should think what lies ahead.
Pro-lifers would like to see the outlaw of abortions in America. Many people confuse the Pro-life movement to be the Republican Party; they just have been standing next to one another for a longtime. Right to Life supporters wish to protest the political, social, and moral injustice of abortion, because, the termination of a fetus is a major violation of their values.
“I am pro-life. I believe that abortion is the wrong choice except in cases of incest, rape,
and to save the life of the mother.” (Romney, 2005)
Like Republican candidate for President Mitt Romney, Pro-lifers have many beliefs, these include: all life is sacred; if an abortion is immoral - then it ought to be illegal, the unborn...