My essay concerns the wrongness of abortion. This is a topic many people have been concerned with for some time. It is an issue that may not go away any time soon without the interevention of Law.
Since the Roe vs. Wade decision in 1973, the nation has been in an uproar about abortion. The Supreme Court, in an arrogant act of judicial activism, made abortion on demand legal, overturning laws in 46 states. They argued that abortion should be legal because of the right to privacy.
Abortion is not a privacy issue. It is also not, as some allege, a women's rights issue. It is a human rights issue. The facts of the matter are plain and simple. Abortion involves the deliberate termination of the life of an innocent unborn human being. It is an ethical principle that rational people should accept that killing an innocent human bring is wrong. Period. Therefore, abotion is wrong. This argument is sound.
The only reason I can think of for why people might reject this argument is that they are just selfish and want to do whatever they want. But that is not the way the world works. We have ethical principles and laws based on these principles, the purpose of which is to constrain bad behavior. If people could just do whatever they wanted, with no principles to constrain their selfish actions, then the worl would be a terrible place to live in.
Therefore, I must conclude, against the Supreme Court and other weak-minded and selfish liberals, that abortion is unequivocally, in no uncertain terms, categorically, beyond a reasonable doubt, and absolutely--wrong.... Continue Reading