Essay about Abortion, Anti Feminist And Anti Woman

1105 Words Mar 8th, 2016 5 Pages
I thought that laws were supposed to protect people. Standing at my wife’s funeral, I see that some laws only cause harm. She was diagnosed with eclampsia, a disease where the only cure is to end the pregnancy, but the doctors could not treat her, because doing so would end the life of the fetus. I should have a wife and a child. Now I have neither. If she had been treated, she would still be alive and well. All women must have unrestricted access to abortions under any circumstance. Rationell would consist of the following: many women are not adequately prepared to care for a child, and restricting abortions is, ultimately, anti-feminist and anti-woman. In addition, many women experience complications in pregnancy that are harmful to both the mother and the fetus.

Abortions must be permitted because not all women are prepared to care for a child. In America, sixty-nine percent of women receiving abortions are “economically disadvantaged”. These women have a hard enough time finding the money to have an abortion, let alone the money to raise a child. A common misconception about abortions due to the inability to care for a child, is that they are mostly performed on young people. On the contrary, in Japan “the majority of women seeking abortions are in their thirties and forties,1” and in America “only 18 percent of women obtaining abortions are teenagers.1” To people who are not educated on the subject, these numbers may seem surprising, but they are consistent with the…

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