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Abortion is a practice that goes back at least as far as recorded history. The Chinese performed abortions with toxic herbs some 4,700 years ago, and the 3,500-year-old Eber's Papyrus tells us that the Ancient Egyptians were no strangers to family planning. Even the Bible takes a pretty strong stance on the matter.

Abortion and religion have long been hotly debated topics, especially when politicians are involved. When it comes down to it, however, abortion is murder, and should be banned in the United States. 
 
Check out this list, and its companion, Every Compelling Argument for Why Pro-Choice Is Right, to get informed opinions about the abortion debate. Vote up the reasons why abortions should be banned immediately below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section.
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The Adoption Option


Obviously, the first and foremost option for many considering abortion would be adopting the child out as soon as it is born. On average, about 100,000 children are adopted every year in America alone; currently, that's a little less than ten percent of the number who are aborted.  

Worldwide, the demand for adoptions well exceeds the number of abortions performed in the United States every year. Meaning, if foreign adoption is an option, literally no American woman would ever have to raise a child she didn't want. 
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The Millennial Genocide


It's a strange and seemingly backward thing that Millennials (people born between the years 1980 - 2000) have proven less likely to get abortions than their parents. However, there's a good reason for this. Right now, there are about 75 million Millennials in America today. From 1980 to 2000, there were roughly 25 to 30 million abortions performed. This means that for every three to four Millennials walking the Earth now, one never got the chance. That makes this generation the most heavily aborted in human history. By any measure, the targeted destruction of one third of an entire demographic can only be called one thing: Genocide.  
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Homicide by Definition


Homicide, in its most basic sense, is a deliberate act that deprives a person of time they would have had on Earth, if not for your intervention. That's true if you intervene to take the last day of life from an 80-year-old, the last 40 years from a 40-year-old, or the last 80-years from a one-day old. From the moment a child is conceived, they're in the process of developing into an adult. If you deliberately intervene on, or interrupt, that process, it can hardly be defined as anything but "homicide." The only question at that point is... is it justifiable?
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DNA Says: A Fetus Is Not "Part of the Mother"


In any court of law, identity is fairly easily established by DNA. If one person has different DNA than another, then they are a separate person. The fact that a fetus has different DNA from its mother definitively establishes it as a completely separate person. If it truly were "a part of the mother's body," then it would have its mother's DNA. Put it this way: If that fetus escaped and committed a crime, and left DNA evidence on the scene, it wouldn't be the mother going to jail. Ergo, by our own legal definition, they are separate people.