Essay about Abortion And The Death Of Abortion

1793 Words Dec 11th, 2016 8 Pages
Before the abortion was legalized in the years of 1973, there were countless of illegal of abortion in the 1950- 1960’s. These illegal abortions caused numerous death of women because abortion methods were harsh and crude . One of the studies found out that “In 1965, when abortion was still illegal nationwide except in cases of life endangerment, at least 193 women died from illegal abortions, and illegal abortion accounted for nearly 17 percent of all deaths due to pregnancy and childbirth in that year.” As the abortion law was passed in 1973 and was accepted by the citizens of the United States and government, scientists started to study about abortion and refined the methods of abortion. The abortion law helped the woman in 1970s- 2010s to have safer abortions and decreased the deaths of women who did the abortion. However, even with new refined methods of abortions that were created by the doctors and scientists, it still caused health defects to the woman and lead to the higher death rate of the woman who did the abortion. Methods of Abortion As the abortions methods were refining by scientists and doctors through the support of the government, it started to make lower death rate of women that went through the abortions. By the years of 2010, scientists and doctors created three major categories in methods of abortion that were considered safe and caused least health defects to women who chose to terminate the pregnancy through abortion . These methods were…

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