Essay on Abortion : A Sensitive Topic For Bystanders, And Politicians

2094 Words Nov 14th, 2016 9 Pages
Abortion has always been a sensitive topic for bystanders, and politicians. The reason why abortion is such a sensitive topic is the decision of whether or not the baby inside the womb is alive or not. With abortion, doctors would end a woman’s pregnancy, by removing the fetus, but by doing so the baby will die. In certain states abortion is illegal no matter how far the woman is in their pregnancy, however in California it is legal to have an abortion to a certain extent. Abortion laws do vary from state to state and within the different states there are different requirements to find out if the mother is able to have an abortion or not.
Besides determining if the baby is alive, other complicated issues affect the decision making, to either keep or remove the baby. Nothing is a hundred percent there is always a small chance that something can happen, and when the small percent does happen then decisions are made. There are always other alternatives to abortion, but the alternatives require the person to be aware. Besides the small percent that something can happen, another reason as to why someone may want an abortion is due to sexual assault. With sexual assault it can complicate the situation. The person who was assaulted may not want to keep the baby at all. If the person does not want to keep the baby, then she can take the Plan B alternative. With the Plan B alternative, it is a contraception that prevents a pregnancy within the last 72 hours or 3 days after…

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