Why is abortion an ethical issue?

Why is abortion an ethical issue?

Why is abortion an ethical issue?


because it has several moral implications. it's a decision pro or against a human life. everything that is related to the beginning of a life (birth) and its end (death) is an ethical issue.


Why isn't it? Aren't all issues of life and death, personal freedom, morality and choice about ethics?


Because some people take issue with the killing of an unborn child. Others say that a woman has a right to do whatever she wants to her own body. What I find funny is they use the argument that a woman has the right to do whatever she wants to to her own body in order to defend abortion, while the same government says it's illegal to smoke pot, which is something that affects your body.



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