Abortion Choice Essay

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Humans have the right to make their own decisions based on how it will benefit them in the future. They grow up with morals and learn how to choose from right and wrong, which ultimately leads them down their best path. Although people think this path is their best or only option, it may sometimes be misleading and become a mistake, but mistakes can be fixed. Making mistakes is part of human nature. A significant mistake some females can make is becoming pregnant during an inconvenient time of their lives. While some may argue that abortion is cruel and a woman should carry her child for the full nine months of her term then consider adoption rather than killing the fetus, a woman has the right to her own body and should be given the choice …show more content…
According to Enkivillage, “the actual heartbeat [of a baby] will begin around six weeks along [the pregnancy].” So if an abortion is done by the six-week mark, a living and breathing person was not killed. Putting their child for adoption is an option for women after their pregnancy, but it has often been seen that when a woman gives birth to her baby and holds the infant in her arms for the first time there is connection between the two which makes being separated from each other very emotional. Many women would rather get an abortion when the baby is still a fetus than completing the full term because they cannot bear to give their child to another after witnessing the birth. It takes nine months for a fetus to fully develop in a women’s womb and up until the end of the sixth week the baby’s heart does not beat, so getting an abortion before the six weeks is acceptable and if a woman finds out after then whatever she thinks is better for her and the baby should also be her choice to make. If a woman was forced to give birth and raise her unwanted child, then it is unfair to the baby because he/she is living a life where he/she is constantly reminded of how he/she was a mistake. This can be traumatizing both for the mother to live every day with the constant reminder of her mistake and for the child who knows it was …show more content…
Humans have the right to make decisions about their bodies like what food to consume, how much physical activity their body will endure, whether or not they want to get a tattoo, what skin care products to use, etc. so why should women have to be forced into growing an unwanted baby for nine months? Women have the right to their body and the government should not have control over their

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