Abortion Pro Life

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Abortion – (noun)- The ending of a pregnancy and expulsion of the fetus, generally before the fetus is capable of surviving on its own. Abortion is not to be confused with miscarriage. An abortion is a deliberate termination of a pregnancy. Also referred to by doctors as "induced abortion". A miscarriage is the spontaneous, involuntary termination of a pregnancy due to complications with the fetus or the mother. Could also be called a stillbirth. There are two groups of people when you refer to the controversy of Abortion. There are the "Pro-choice" group of people, who believe that abortion should be the mothers choice. Also, there are the "Pro-life" group of people, who believe abortion is murder either way you look. I would define myself as a "Pro-life" person. To be "Pro-life" is meaning you are opposed to legalized abortion; believe in the right-to-life. Now before you start forming you're own opinions of me, and jumping to conclusions, let me tell you why i am against abortion.

My name is Ciara Corbitt, im 16 years old, and i have a 5 month old son. I became pregnant when i was 15 years old, and had my sweet 16 at 7 1/2 months pregnant. It was absolutely unplanned but it happened. Coming from a big family, i always knew i wanted kids. Just not this soon. For all the girls out there facing unplanned pregnancies and pondering on what to do, whether it may be abortion, adoption, or motherhood, I'm here to help your decision. Being one of the "teen-parent" statistics, i feel as if i could be a good advocate for the "Pro-life" organization of people, seeing as how i chose to keep my son. You may be wondering why i chose to change my life so drastically at such a young age. The

way i saw it was, i had 3 choices.

I could A) abort my unborn, barely developed baby and never give him the chance of life he deserved. He didn't ask to be conceived, but he was. When did it become my choice to refuse his chance at life? I could B) Continue the...