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Abortion Is abortion murder? Abortion is by far one of the most controversial topics in our society. Needless to say, there are people on both ends of the spectrum and all in between when it comes to the question of whether or not abortion constitutes murder.
Since the discussion centers on such an important issue the issue of murderit is incredibly important to give careful thought and consideration to this all-important question.
First, it is necessary to define the term murder. What can make this issue difficult and confusing is that society accepts various definitions of the word murder.
This is where some confusion arises.
It should be noted that under a legal definition of murder, legal abortion would not fit the requirements. In other words, under the law of man instituted by civil government, abortion is not unlawful and would not be defined as murder.
It is clear that legal definitions change with current law enactments. Inabortion became legal with some regulating factors in all of the U. Wade and its companion case of Doe v. Before this time, abortion with some limited circumstances was legally considered a crime in many states.
Also, many states even considered abortion illegal under common law rules.
Because of this, a strict legal definition is not universal, timeless, or absolute. That does not mean that it was morally okay, or that it should have been legal. However, at one time in the U. But does this mean that the very nature of slaves actually changed depending on the legal determination?
Abortion is murder because life begins at conception. A pregnant mother's freedom of choice over her body should not prevent her child from having a chance of life. If a woman does not want to keep her baby, she should put her baby up for adoption. If you don't already know what abortion is, it is when the mother of an unborn child decides to "terminate" her baby. This is murder. The baby is given life as soon as it is conceived, therefor giving it the right to life (according to our founding fathers) as soon as the baby is conceived, therefore killing it would be an act of murder. Abortion as an Illegal Act and an Act of Murder Through the Scientific and Biblical View of Life ( words, 3 pages) Over the past few decades, abortion has become one of the majorhighlight in all the parts of demographic world.
It should be clear, then, that there is a far greater and more accurate definition of murder. Throughout all history, virtually every civilization understood that there was a universal moral law that all reasonable people intuitively understood.
Acts such as lying, stealing, and murder are written on the hearts of men.
They are irrefutable, universal, and absolute evils. But how do we know these things are wrong? If there is an undeniable moral law, there must be a moral law giver, one who must set the standard. Who could this be, if not God? Not surprisingly, the Holy Bible declares this very same truth. It is the Almighty God of the universe that has placed it there.
Before humans ever wrote down civil law, God determined what defines murder. Based on Scripture, a proper definition would be the willful unjustified killing of an innocent human being. It could be argued that the term murder is still a legal term in a biblical sense and perhaps in some sense, it is.Abortion is a legal common act in almost most countries, leading to an estimate of 2 million destroyed unborn babies.
Although abortion seems like an equal fair right towards women, murder isn’t an “equal Read More Read More Abortion is an issue that has brought .
Abortion is the deliberate termination of an innocent human life. Like slavery was, abortion is legal in all fifty (50) states, through all nine (9) months of .
Make no mistake: Abortion is morally wrong and it’s willful murder. Taking a look at the thorny question of whether a woman who has an abortion should be charged with murder. The definition of murder is the unlawful premeditated killing of one human being by another.
KILLING AN INNOCENT UNBORN HUMAN BEING IS MURDER, therefore it is already illegal, it has just been given a different name.
Please enlighten me on how this is not murder. Life begins at conception therefore giving all unborn babies the right to life. Abortion as an Illegal Act and an Act of Murder Through the Scientific and Biblical View of Life.
words. 3 pages. The Pro-Life Arguments on Abortion Policy in the United States. 1, words. 7 pages. Denying Human Rights: The Immorality of Abortion.
words. 3 pages. So, is abortion murder? The answer is certainly yes. Abortion is the willful and unjustified killing of an unborn child. Regardless if abortion is legal by human government, it is a violation of the universal moral law of God, which supersedes man’s law.
It should go without saying, in any regard, abortion is morally wrong, and a sin according to Almighty God.