And so went the usual anti-abortion claims: outlawing abortion should punish abortion providers, not women american anti-abortion advocates say they would target abortion providers instead of women, because it's apparently more acceptable to throw doctors in prison for providing care that saves. Both the anglican church (church of england) and the religious society of friends (quakers) believe that although abortion should not be encouraged, the life of the unborn child cannot be seen as more important than that of the mother the pro-life movement generally argues that life becomes human life at the point of. Generally, affairs, gambling, homosexuality, and abortion are deemed unacceptable by the largest number of respondents many also consider premarital sex and alcohol use unacceptable meanwhile, contraceptives and divorce are seen as acceptable by the greatest number of people however, by. Josh zepps is the host of #wethepeople live available on itunes ( 6ewfsu8trm) and at rogan and zepps discuss abortion and its.
There is a strong connection between views on whether abortion should be legal and views on the morality of having an abortion most opponents of legal abortion (80%) say having an abortion is morally wrong most supporters of legal abortion, on the other hand, say abortion is morally acceptable (18%). Nancy pelosi, the us house minority leader, often invokes god and free will when asked about her opposition to any legal limits on abortion we are all endowed with a free will and a responsibility to answer for our actions, she has explained and women should have that opportunity to exercise. It's not, to a lot of people this is, however, a very different question than whether or not it should be illegal i could get into all of my reasons for thinking abortion is morally acceptable, but like many discussions about morality, it's all based on axioms if you disagree with me now, you're probably still going to disagree with me. 1 about six-in-ten us adults (59%) say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, compared with 37% who say it should be illegal all or most of the time 4 more than four-in-ten americans (44%) say having an abortion is morally wrong, while 19% think it is morally acceptable and 34% say it is not a.
When posed the binary question of whether abortion was acceptable or unacceptable, rather than a question of whether it should be allowed or not allowed in all or most cases, according to polls conducted in 2006-2008 by gallup, 40% of american catholics said it was acceptable, approximately the same percentage as. First it is important to clarify that it is 'sex-selective' abortion that is in question not abortion in general the two issues should not be confused abortion is a basic right, a right to bodily integrity that all non-slave men take for granted: a right not to have one's body invaded against one's will however, while there is a right not. Until about 1880, abortion was allowed and widely practiced in the united states the american medical association led the crusade to ban abortion in the this is a question our women must answer upon their loins depends the future destiny of the nation, storer said, according to reagan's research.
Warren defends an extremely permissive view on abortion, according to which abortion is morally permissible at any stage of the pregnancy and under any if i have a prima facie reason to believe something, then i should presume it is true unless i have other evidence to the contrary that overrides the prima facie reason. On these grounds, the fact that a fetus has the potential to become a person who will have an (at least) acceptable life is no reason for prohibiting abortion therefore, we argue that, when circumstances occur after birth such that they would have justified abortion, what we call after-birth abortion should be. But udo schuklenk, a queen's university philosophy professor, argues that in rare cases of severely impaired, deeply suffering newborns, actively causing death is morally acceptable, if still illegal in this country “the parents should be able to freely decide on what would amount to postnatal abortion,” he.
The national right to life committee would not elaborate on its brief statement saying abortions should be allowed if they are needed to save women's lives, said communications official jessica rogers a more absolute view is expressed by the american life league, a group opposing abortion which has.
It argues that it fails to achieve either of these broad aims and that we should thus remove specific criminal penalties relating to abortion this being intended 'to broaden the grounds upon which abortions may be lawfully obtained', permitting only those abortions that were deemed 'socially acceptable. The argument against abortion is a moral argument which is subject to personal interpretation so should not be legislated against those see it morally allowable to do abortion should be provided with the means to do so & those who don't believe in abortion should have the choice not to have an abortion. The fact is, though, that there are perhaps 100 distinct abortion scenarios that differ regarding the fetus's age and health, the mother's life and health, and possible adverse impact on society ideally, each one of these scenarios should be assessed on its own terms before making a moral pronouncement.