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In this paper I plan on showing you my point of view as well as the opposite point of view using a point by point basis. Each paragraph will be a statement from the opposite point of view and then my rebuttal.

The pro-choice side of this argument says that abortion should be kept legal for cases in which the baby's birth endangers the life of the mother. This is an argument that is basically trying to create sympathy among uneducated voters to try to woo them to the pro-choice side of the argument and to elect pro-choice politicians. This is a dirty trick because they are fighting a battle that has already been won, because even in pre-legalized times in states that prohibited abortion such as Texas there were exceptions made for woman that the birth of their child endangered the life of the mother.

The pro-choice side of the case stated that abortion should be kept legal so that woman won't have to resort to illegal abortions either where the mother preformed one on herself or go to an unlicensed doctor. This argument is used to give the pro-choice argument a moral backing. This is because the pro-choice argument has no real moral backing. This is because they basically stand for the right to kill and there is no way to really give this argument a moral background.

The pro-choice argument also states that abortion should be kept legal for all of the rape and incest pregnancies. In truth in a study that was conducted polled 1,000 rape victims none of which had had a pregnancy result of their to say the least unfortunate situation.

Finally the the pro-choice argument rests on the fundamental opinion that a fetus is not a person. Because if it were a person than that would be murder which obviously is illegal in the United States. This is mostly an opinion question buy there are some facts to base you decision. The fetus starts its heart beat around the eighteenth day and the brain develops around the 5 week. Currently

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