Abortion pro life vs pro choice
1 / 13

Abortion Pro Life vs. Pro Choice - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

  • Uploaded on

Abortion Pro Life vs. Pro Choice. By: Zoe’ Lemon & Kathleen Morgan. Pro-Life. Pro-Life is supporting the expectant mother to keep her unborn baby Pro- Life supporters believe that from the point of fertilization the baby is a human. Pro-Life. Reasons against

I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Abortion Pro Life vs. Pro Choice' - rocco

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Abortion pro life vs pro choice

AbortionPro Life vs. Pro Choice

By: Zoe’ Lemon & Kathleen Morgan

Pro life

Pro-Life is supporting the expectant mother to keep her unborn baby

Pro- Life supporters believe that from the point of fertilization the baby is a human

Pro life1

Reasons against

There are other options such as adoption or leaving you’re baby at a safe place like a hospital, fire station, and police station.

Legal abortions can be dangerous

An abortion can also result in a perforated uterus requiring an emergency hysterectomy.

Studies of long-term complications frequently report complication rates between 25-40%

Pro life2

Reasons against

The bible declares that pregnancy is sanctified

We are made by God; "For you created my inmost being. You knit me together in my mother's womb....Your eyes say my unformed body." Psalm 139:13-16

"Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves...defend the rights of the poor and needy." Proverbs 31:8-9

Unborn babies are humans
Unborn Babies are Humans

  • Has a heartbeat at 18 and 25 days.

  • Electrical brainwaves activity at 43 days

  • At 8 weeks, the baby will wake and sleep, make a fist, suck his thumb, and get hiccups.

  • At the end of 9 weeks, the baby has finger prints.

  • At 11-12 weeks, the baby is sensitive to heat, touch, light and noise. All body systems are working. He weighs about 28g and is 6-7.5 cm long.

Legal abortions are unsafe
Legal abortions are unsafe

  • Getting a legal abortion can have serious effects later on in life such as …

  • Ectopic pregnancies

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease subsequent infertility and miscarriages

  • future premature births

  • small-for-dates babies

  • placenta praevia,

Pro choice
Pro choice

Pro choice means that the women have the right to choice weather the to have an abortion or not.

Women should have control of their bodies and have the freedom to continue or terminate a pregnancy.

Most abortions take place in the first trimester when the fetus cannot live independently of the mother.

Positive reasoning for abortion
Positive Reasoning for Abortion

  • Teen pregnancy

    • About 30% of pregnant teens have an abortion

  • Having legal abortions lowers the risk of pregnant women having unsafe, and unauthorized abortions.

  • Not being able to support the child financially.

  • rape or incest

    • Forcing a women to have a child that she conceived through an unfortunate act will only add to her mental stress.

States and abortion
States and Abortion

states have different laws on when a women can get an abortion

Most states allow women to get an abortion in the first trimester (12 weeks ) and for the women to wait 24 hours after a informational appointment.

Few abortions are done after 16 weeks of pregnancy, but some women have to delay the abortion because of trouble with paying for, finding, or traveling to an abortion specialist.

Abortion pro life vs pro choice
… cont

  • April 13, 2010, Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman sighed into law a bill that banned abortions later then 20 weeks into a pregnancy

  • January 20, 2011

  • Florida Governor Charlie Crist vetoed a state bill requiring a woman to have and hear a description of an ultrasound of the fetus before having an abortion.

  • Representative Joseph Pitts (Pennsylvania) introduced a bill, the “protect life act” the bill granted hospitals and other health centers the right to refuse abortion services

  • Representative Christopher Smith (New Jersey ) introduced a bill, the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act”. Which would expand existing laws prohibiting the use of federal funds for abortions.


"Abortion Responses." National Right to Life. Web. 09 Feb. 2011. <http://www.nrlc.org/abortion/facts/abortionresponses.html>.

Alcorn, Randy. "PROLIFE: 10 Arguments Against Abortion." Christian Action. Web. 09 Feb. 2011. <http://www.christianaction.org.za/articles/10rguments.htm>.

Bose, Debopriya. "Arguments for Pro Choice Abortions." Buzzle Web Portal: Intelligent Life on the Web. Web. 15 Feb. 2011. <http://www.buzzle.com/articles/arguments-for-pro-choice-abortions.html>.

"Pro-Choice Abortion." Popular Issues - AllAboutPopularIssues.org. Web. 15 Feb. 2011. <http://www.allaboutpopularissues.org/pro-choice-abortion.htm>.

"Pro-life." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 09 Feb. 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pro-life>.

Discussion questions
Discussion Questions

  • Do you think we should allow the government to dictate what a women can and cannot do with her body?

    • Are you Pro Choice or Pro Life?

  • What do you think the consequences would be if abortion became illegal?