A Moral Arguement on Abortion Rebuttal

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A Moral Argument for Abortion Rebuttal
Casey Garza December 6, 2012
A Moral Argument for Abortion Rebuttal
Casey Garza December 6, 2012

Davidson Loehr’s article “ A Moral Argument for Abortion” is based on a wide range of arguments based on bates over abortion. One of the arguments I found that I did not agree with was when he stated, “ It’s a quantity of life versus quality of life issue” (Loher, 2011). I feel that no matter how many humans there may be in the world at one point in time, that should not factor the life of one human being. There are many issues that I am able to see both sides of when it comes to abortion, but with this topic I cannot see any reason behind this argument. The reason I feel this way is because no matter the economic level of a family, they can still be happier then the richest family in the world. According to Census 2010: Household Size Trends, the average household size in 1970 was 3.25. In 2011 it was 2.61(Cohn, 2011). What I am trying to show it that abortions were not as common in 1970 as they are today, and the household rate is still much lower. This is also taking into consideration that in today’s society, it is much more socially accepted for a married couple to decide to not have any children. I guess what I am trying to say is even if we added in what the household size would have been for a woman if they chose not to have an abortion; the household size still would have decreased. If families were able to live just fine with the quality of life they had in the 1970s, I don’t see a reason why we wouldn’t today. Another way to look at this information is seeing it from an employer’s perspective. If women decided not to have an abortion, we would have more people employed…...

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