The argument about abortions has been an intense topic of discussion, even since before the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court Case that changed laws about abortion to our current regulations. The main goals of the Pro Life Movement are to restrict access so safe procedural abortions in high hopes of terminating the act all together.
The act is primarily pathos, because Pro Life supporters persuade their audience by use pity and sadness to drive their movement. An example of how these supporters use pathos is the signs an
The social media posts related with this movement all have a negative connotation attached to them, because they are very forward and sometimes demeaning. Buzz Feed recently released a YouTube video that basically exposed Planned Parenthood, a well-known provider of “high quality, affordable health care for women, men, and young people, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education”, of which Pro Life supporters are against, because “80 percent of their patients receive services to prevent unintended pregnancies”, a.k.a. medicinal abortions. In said video, a Buzz Feed team called over 30 Planned Parenthood locations and basically asked if they could receive an abortion at one of their local clinics, and employees at every location except for 3 responded that they do not exercise those practices. (So basically, either Planned Parenthood is trying
Rhetoric associated with the Pro Life movement as stated previously has a negative connotation that makes it almost as uncomfortable to talk about as Sir Donald Trump becoming our newly elected President. It also makes people feel like there are a large amount of Americans that support the movement because of how much it is posted about, which shames you in to wanting to support it too, however studies show that the majority of U.S. citizens actually believe that Roe vs. Wade should not be overturned.
All of these fragments of the situation show that the rhetoric used along with the Pro Life Movement persuades peoples thoughts and opinions on the matter instead of coercing them, because they are making us feel guilt for not supporting the movement by making us feel like “child murderers” instead of people with a personal choice.